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“That’s NOT The Way (to Do It!)” – The Unconquered Fortress, The Home of Mr Punch & The Birth of Free Climbing.

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First climbed in 1905, The Barbarine at Pfaffendorf – a petrified virgin? Or one of over 1,100 climbing rocks & 18,000 routes in Saxon Switzerland!

If you’re walkey, climbey, cycley or just love history, nature and great views, I hope that Mark and I have established that the Saxon Swiss National Park is for you!

It is a GOB – Get it Onyer Bucketlist. And whether or not you’re convinced – here’s some more!  Continue reading ““That’s NOT The Way (to Do It!)” – The Unconquered Fortress, The Home of Mr Punch & The Birth of Free Climbing.”

World Wide Walkies ‘From Calais to Slovenia’ – featured by Eurotunnel Le Shuttle!

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“In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” -Andy Warhol 

At World Wide Walkies, we seem to have achieved at least a couple of our fifteen minutes of fame…

This month, World Wide Walkies “From Calais to Slovenia on a Pawsome Adventure” – featuring The Fab Four – appeared in the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle newsletter. (Click on the link or click here to go to the original article.)

I have told the Pawsome Foursome not to let fame go to their heads. They said that they won’t let it change them and will still freely give Pawtographs – particularly to anyone who happens to be wearing white trousers…!

Continue reading “World Wide Walkies ‘From Calais to Slovenia’ – featured by Eurotunnel Le Shuttle!”

Confessions of a Railway Addict – The Saxon Swiss National Park, Germany

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“Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!” – we were 100 million years too late!

We had been saying that we would like to get back beside the sea. Well, now we have, albeit around 100 million years too late!

The Sächsische Schweiz (Saxon Swiss) National Park is a Cretaceous sea bed, now turned into a magnificent landscape of sandstone stacks, tors and canyons, punctuated by basalt cones and towers. And, being Germany, just the odd castle. Here and there! Continue reading “Confessions of a Railway Addict – The Saxon Swiss National Park, Germany”