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On the River Crnojevica with Mico on Lake Skadar

How do you fancy spending a few hours aboard a boat, gliding across the still waters of Rijeka Crnojevica river, watching the wildlife on Lake Skadar and taking a small walk up to an abandoned castle overlooking the mountains? It sounded pretty idyllic to us so at 8am we met Mico (pronounced Micho) and set…

Better Flamingos than Sardinia! A photo tour around Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Whilst we were staying on a narrow boat on Gloucester’s canals, we took a day trip to the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. It is one of the only places in the world where you can see all five species of flamingos. Having spent a month on Sardinia chasing these pesky creatures to little avail, I was in…