colin on September 20th, 2015

One of the places I’ve long wanted to see is Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg. To describe it as a model railway is like calling a Concorde just a “plane”. It’s located in the attractive old wharves area of Hamburg and somehow, we actually managed to park nearby for FREE for about 5 hours. Yes, I […]

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colin on September 18th, 2015

We don’t usually drive at night, but between Eindhoven and Munster is the area the lads of Bomber Command called “Happy Valley”, where a high attrition rate of bombers and crews was alomost guaranteed. No bombing tonight, but if you look at the map, you’ll see it’s riddled with motorways, and you just know it […]

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colin on September 17th, 2015

We spent a week or so doing all the last minute things we do before a trip. Invariably, some things are forgotten. Many such things we probably don’t yet know about. Finally, we’re off. We stay overnight at a Caravan Club Location near Ashford, ready for an easy run down to Dover in the morning […]

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colin on November 27th, 2014

We’re still here. We left Blighty about 10 days ago; have had little or no opportunity to connect to the internet, so no, you haven’t seen much action lately. Had an overnight stopover in Frankfurt last week for dinner with Brian, a friend from my earlier days in EU land, then set off for the […]

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