Gravestones, Gnomes & Złoty Pies, Wrocław, Poland

In our sights was a cosmopolitan municipality whose university produced nine Nobel laureates and a quirky anti-communist resistance movement. A centre for locomotive manufacture, it’s a place where you can get footplate experiences on the last scheduled steam passenger service in the world. Over the centuries, it has been known by many names, including BreslauContinue reading “Gravestones, Gnomes & Złoty Pies, Wrocław, Poland”

Bolków & Złotoryja, Medieval Castles & The Oldest Town in Poland

“They will be fine!” The man’s claim was the embodiment of my worst fears. Vans and caravans have specialist tyres. My primary worry about getting them changed abroad was that we would end up with the wrong ones – and this chap’s offering could not be more wrong.

Kokořín to Český ráj – ‘Bohemian Paradise’, Czech Republic

Squeak, squeak, squeak, squeak… “Can’t you see the funny side?” I asked a rather grumpy Mark. Children playing nicely can add to the ambience of a campsite. As we tucked into Frankie’s breakfast special on the terrace that morning, the sound of three toddlers enjoying the sandpit was a genuine pleasure. Kokořín had exceeded allContinue reading “Kokořín to Český ráj – ‘Bohemian Paradise’, Czech Republic”

Kokořín Castle & Kokořínsko National Park, Czech Republic

“Prague, of course!” is most people’s answer to, “Where did you go in the Czech Republic.” But not ours…