Tag: Permanent Road Trip

Dog on the Rhine – Ohhhhhhh-ning!

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06:49 – we were awoken by a loud crash.

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…” Continue reading “Dog on the Rhine – Ohhhhhhh-ning!”

Dog on the Rhine – A Quick Way to Get Schlossed!

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A view across the rooftops of Bacharach; the mighty Rhine in the background.

A word of advice. If you don’t like castles, wine and half-timbered houses, do not come to the Rhineland!

It was another beautiful day; we waited until it was cooler to take the dogs out for a walk through Bacharach, which is a pretty cobbled town with lovely old, timber framed houses. We walked up a pathway to the vineyards and were treated to beautiful views across the rooftops over the town. Continue reading “Dog on the Rhine – A Quick Way to Get Schlossed!”

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

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Our view over the Rhine from 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 tautliner swinging across our nose and any semblance of the lane in front of us that we thought was a slip road disappearing with horrific speed.

Continue reading “Dog on the Rhine – Ein Scheißtag, Campsite Sonnenstrand, Bacharach”

A Fairytale of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Who needs Disneyland when REAL places like this exist?!

Fairytale city I was promised. Fairytale city I got. Rothenburg ob der Tauber is truthfully THE most beautiful place that I have ever visited.

Who needs Disneyland when real places like this exist?! Continue reading “A Fairytale of Rothenburg ob der Tauber”