2017 Journey

gratisaustralisBelgium 2018, Europe and European Waterways, France 2016, Germany 2017, Netherlands 2017, Switzerland 2016

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Preparing this year’s route from Spandau, Germany to Basel, Switzerland. We thought the mapping for last year was a bit tricky. Working out the best route through Holland and Belgium is even more difficult! It turns out, the shortest route is heading upstream via mostly rivers. Hmmmmmmm!!!!!!!! Maybe not the fastest after all. Need to work out another route and … Read More

Zermatt, Switzerland to Freiburg im Briesgau, Germany

gratisaustralisEurope and European Waterways, Germany 2017, Switzerland 2016

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There was a slight chill to the air when we arose at the crack of dawn. There was method to our madness: viewing the Matterhorn in the glow of the rising sun. Bob attired in shorts, t – shirt and fleecy windcheater, and myself in leggings, skirt, sleeveless top, long sleeved top and fleecy windcheater, hurried to the Glacier Express cable … Read More

Liggersdorf to Zermatt, Switzerland

gratisaustralisEurope and European Waterways, Switzerland 2016

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Next to the hotel was a dairy come stables in which cows were housed. After going into slumber to the sounds of a cow creating a combination of lowing and weird sounds – almost as though it was pushing, on the morn, we awoke to the most incredible bellow. Bob and I believe it was pregnant and giving birth, as all went silent … Read More