Bitch Slapped by Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany

The monotonous, flat panorama buckled into a few low, forested hills as we drove across the Franconian wine country towards Bamberg. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bamberg came highly recommended. There were even a few nice villages en route, which contrasted sharply with Düllstadt, a town near our campsite, which lived up to its nameContinue reading “Bitch Slapped by Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany”

A Wet Wednesday in Würzburg – Bavaria, Germany

I’m on my third language in three weeks! Just as I’d got to grips with speaking French without peppering it with Italiano, we crossed the Rhine in Strasbourg and entered Germany. On our radar were the historic cities of Würzburg and Bamberg, which were recommendations from our last trip to Germany.

“Dogs Off The Lead Vill NOT be Shot! – The Saxon Swiss National Park, Germany

Deemed “One of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe” it confuses most people to learn that, while Saxon Switzerland (Sächsische Schweiz) IS in Saxony, it is absolutely NOWHERE near Switzerland! The name was coined by two Swiss artists, Adrian Zing and Anton Graff, who felt that the strange landscape near Dresden, in Eastern Germany, reminded themContinue reading ““Dogs Off The Lead Vill NOT be Shot! – The Saxon Swiss National Park, Germany”

Dog on the Rhine – Ein Scheißtag, Campsite Sonnenstrand, Bacharach

It started with spilt milk. No point crying over that but I did cry when we nearly died while joining the autobahn. Something we have never seen before – a ‘Give Way’ (unmarked and unsigned!) instead of a slip road on to the motorway. All I remember is the back of a 40 tonne tautlinerContinue reading “Dog on the Rhine – Ein Scheißtag, Campsite Sonnenstrand, Bacharach”