Memories of the year: An epic bus ride and a Porsche on ice

Memories of the year: An epic bus ride and a Porsche on ice

A four-day bus trek across Europe amid the aeroplane-grounding ash crisis was David Evans' foremost memory of 2010, but he also had a more pleasurable experience with a Porsche 911 and a frozen lake

April 22 is a date I won't forget for quite a long time. Just like I won't forget April 19, 20 and 21. The reason the 22nd really sticks in my mind is because it was the day I stepped off a coach for the final time. And I stepped off the coach in England. Having stepped on it four days earlier in Turkey.

The passing of time has eased the pain of a trans-European bus journey with a whingeing Brummie photographer and a snoring Pirelli PR man. But not by much. Courtesy of a previously unknown Icelandic called Eyjafjallajokull, our wings were literally clipped at the arse end of the continent - actually, we started our journey in Asia, coming from the wrong side of the Bosphorus.

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