My cry for help isn't for anything urgent and I'm not in any kind of distress. I'm just looking for some ideas, really.
Corey has itchy feet. He loves to travel. As do I, but I'm more content than he is to bide my time and do things like that tomorrow. I now have the money to travel far afield. He doesn't and it's one of many things that's making him feel down at the moment. I cannot help him with the other things, beyond encouraging him and being a shoulder to lean on. But I would like to take him on an adventure this year.
|At the start of his cycle from John O'Groats to Lands End.|
He inter-railed around Europe with a friend at the end of his first year at university. In a month they went though 20 something countries, stopping in some of them. It was a whirlwind tour that left them both exhausted, but very happy.
Currently one of his friends is on a trip sort of around the world. Intending to only go for 6 months, when he finally gets back, if he finally gets back, it'll be two years. I know Corey sees his facebook status and pictures and wishes it was him.
It could have been him, you see. He wanted to go straight after his undergraduate degree. He then wanted to go straight after his masters. Beyond a lack of money, there was only one thing holding him down. Me. I'm into traveling for a few months at a time, but whole year, right now, when I'm at the start of my working life, doesn't appeal to me. So instead of following his dream of traveling, he's chosen me instead. Something I feel stupidly guilty about sometimes. I sometimes tell him to just go and travel, that I'm not worth giving up his dreams for. He's not listened to me yet...
What do I need help for? I want to take him somewhere completely new this year, either for our anniversary (February) or his birthday (September). The thing is, it has to be somewhere cheap, preferably with a bit of history, good places to hike (if there's a mountain he could conquer that would be all the better!) and somewhere two people with no car could get to. I'm thinking somewhere in the UK, but I'd like it to be somewhere different. A place he would perhaps never chose to go himself. Perhaps with unique historical sites, or interesting places. He's not into art galleries, but museums and dusty old houses are more his forte
Perhaps I'll take him to Bath and send him to Mr B's...Or Scotland to climb a Munro or two...
|Up Mount Snowdon after completing the Three Peaks challenge this year|
Does anyone know of anywhere exciting in these fair isles?