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A propper trip i tell thee!

Hi im a 27 yr old guy from England and im planning a big trip round Europe starting June 2012, i know this is early but i just thought id put it out there early to give time for replys.

Iv done a little travelling before but nothing major so though mayaswell stop messing around n if im guna do it, mayaswell do it proper this time. Im hoping the trip will last around 6 months, really taking in the whole of Europe and by the time the trip is over wanna feel like i know Europe really well.

Hears the route im planning on taking... first I get a ferry from portsmouth to santander, spain. spend some time riding through portugal down to lisbon..maybe like 3-4 weeks in portugal. then ride in an east direction to madrid, spain spend a couple of weeks ther. then barcelona, south france, genoa, milan, rome, siccily, greece, turkey, bulgaria, croatia, germany for the oktoberfest then amsterdam wer i catch the ferry back to uk. i know its a big trip so would best suit someone without any solid comitments.

If your thinking 'this guy must be a millionair to afford a trip like this' ud b wrong, i aint got a lot of money just a little saved so would like to do it on a kinda budget, staying in hostels, campsite n other cheap accomadation wer possible. also thought it would b cool to do a little work while i travel, maybe in a few bars or watever i can get.

if anyone is interested in joining, giving me sum advice or suggestion feel free to get in touch, email me or whatever. my email adress is tmsellis@hotmail.com

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Hello Mate

Just looked at your proposed route, and have you thought about reversing it?? That way when its raining in Northern Europe, you'll be in Portugal/ Spain, with the sun on your back.
Just a thought. Good luck.
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ferry..?

Why are you getting a ferry to Spain, what's wrong with going through western France? Take in Normandy, Paris, Toulouse etc..! Lovely bit of the world!
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Great idea leave in June and come back in December. If I was you I would think of leaveing in March heading south in to the sun, Then comeing north as it hot's up. Diving south in the Autumn. Then think of comeing home. But each to there own.
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