Journal

Since we launched Shearwater Travel at the beginning of 2020 opportunities for travel have been few and far between. As the world opens up in 2021 we hope to be able to bring you tales of our travels.  In the meantime I hope to wet your appetite for travel with stories from our previous trips and our hopes for future travel.  

Snorkelling at sunset

Snorkelling at sunset off our local beach in Alonissos.  No, you couldn’t see anything under the water but my seven-year old daughter was insistent we try.  It was serene and the sunset beautiful – made all the more special by … Read More

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Petals in the Azores

I have a thing about islands.  Always have.  And the more unusual and unvisited the better.  In 2004, I finally realised a dream to visit the tiny  specks you see on the map midway between Europe and the east coast … Read More

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Dunes as far as the eye can see

It only rains a couple of days a year in the desert we were told when we booked our trip to Oman.  So how come the rain clouds were gathering as we made our way to our desert camp, negotiating … Read More

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Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller

Ibn Battuta
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