Shipping deadlines are coming. Gift original in time for the holidays.

Is that Heath inside the suit of armour? Maybe... if you want it to be!!

Over the past month or so I’ve uploaded a ‘few’ photos that I took while travelling overseas in 1992. There is still 2 albums I haven’t scanned yet, but might leave them for now… I’ll see how I go!

I travelled throughout Europe using trains and staying in Youth Hostels, train stations and castles. In the UK I had a little old blue car which I drove everywhere I could in the space of time I had available. I travelled by myself, but I met so many people on the trains and in the hostels, that I wasn’t on my own much at all. July 1992 was spent staying in Switzerland for the Rover 9th World Moot… a type of jamboree for adult scouts! That was an experience and a half as well!!

I had planned on working and backpacking in the UK and Europe for 2 years, but after nearly one year came home… just missed family and friends too much!

I’m not including all the photos, just my favourites… I only took about 12 rolls of film!! Imagine if I had a digital camera back then!! There’d be thousands to see!!! Love my digital camera… no film or developing costs… plus, I get to see my fab images in an instant!!!

Talk about living in a world of instant… instead of chatting over video phone I used to write to friends using a cassette which we posted back and forth! It was such a brilliant working holiday! I recommend it for everyone to try at least once!

Anyway… you’re not here to read this… you want to see my beautiful photos!! Enjoy ;D

Backpacking in Europe, 1992

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  • Anne van Alkemade