Vincent van Walt's
Travel Journal

Jaume Ampuy 1920-2019

It is with great sadness that I let you know that Jaume Ampuy died peacefully, today, Saturday 14th December 2019 at the age of 99 in Sant Cugat Hospital near Barcelona. His daughter Montse, grandson Miguel...

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Travels with Tracey

The Nevada section of the interstate from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes you through the Mojave Desert. It runs straight and is totally uninspiring and there’s little to recommend it apart from Peggy...

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Castles in the Sand

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Travelling with your children

I call it the stairway to hell but of course it isn’t. But I imagine it could be, long, bleak and foreboding but it only leads, after mile long travellators, to gates B at Heathrow’s terminal 2.

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I’d pick more daisies

“When in Rome do as the Romans” is mostly a wise attitude and usually works well but I’d caution the traveller to be circumspect when applying this adage to culinary experiences. After a 14 hour...

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Save the drama for the llama

I wonder whether I can do this.

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Aqua4Plus Sensor Software gets Important Update

Our smart, intuitive Aqua4Plus software has had an overhaul with a new update that includes; Saving real time data as a report for ease of use and quicker data recording and examination. Improved report...

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Four days in Sicily

Syracuse (Siracusa) was for some centuries the most important city in the Mediterranean. Just south of the straits of Messina it held a vital strategic position and the island of Sicily had complete control...

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An insatiable demand for data

My father in law owned a factory that manufactured frames for photographs. He was very successful yet never quite understood why. He would walk into someone’s home and the walls were plastered with framed...

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