Czeching In to the Czech Republic

Thunderstorms were coming! We wanted to make good progress south to avoid the adverse weather, so we got up before 7am (eeek!) to pack up. By 8am, we had ten children in the caravan!

“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”

“Frankly my Dear…” – A BIG SURPRISE at Edersee National Park

We turned right at Koblenz. We had driven up the Rhine from Bacharach, carefully avoiding taking a ferry. It seemed a bit too professional for us in any case. It actually looked like boat, rather than the motorised beaver dam that had transported both us and our precious caravan over the River Neckar a weekContinue reading ““Frankly my Dear…” – A BIG SURPRISE at Edersee National Park”

Dog on the Rhine – Ohhhhhhh-ning!

02:14 it started raining. I got up and closed the roof lights. 06:49 we were awoken by a loud crash. I got a sense of a large person vaulting over me in bed, emitting a long, ghostly moan “Ooooooh-ning…”