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Monthly Archives: July 2014
We have been home on holidays …
Sorry no blog but the good news is that we will be on the Derek Mooney show today at 4pm !
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Why have you seen a number of times on the blog- Sorry no Blog – No Internet!
To keep in touch with family and friends and to put our blogs online, we need internet and mobile phone coverage on the boat. Thus, we have had to have our own mobile Internet devices.
Posted in Berlin, On the Journey, Paris, Places visited Tagged Berlin, Bill Kee, Douai, Dover Delivery Team, Facebook, France, French sim card, german sim card, Germany, internet and phone coverage in France and Germany, Mainz, Michael Eustace, Orange, paris, SFR, travellin in France and Germany and mobile phones, Virgin, Vodafone, Worms Germany 2 Comments
Berlin family entertains us- our first night in a house in four months
On Friday, Nuala and I set off to visit Heike and her family. Nuala first met Heike thirty seven years ago when they were both au pairs in Paris. Heike reminded Nuala that it was twenty seven years since they … Continue reading
Not sure what to tell you this Friday
We continue to stay at Boothaus Roll on the Zeuthern See and the weather has been very mixed. We have had glorious sunshine one day and thunderstorms and hail stones the next. We have spent the time cleaning the boat and … Continue reading
Now that we have reached our Goal can you help us with our nominated Charity SVP?
When we started out on our Gap Year, we felt we were so privileged to have the opportunity to do this type of trip that we would give something back by having a nominated charity on our blog. For us … Continue reading
The Lakes around Berlin
As Germany won the World Cup last night, you can guess we are in a very happy place today! We got our T.V. out and watched it ourselves. I did not realise before we came to Berlin how many large … Continue reading
We have reached our final destination – Berlin
At 10.00am on Friday 11th July we arrived in Berlin. We entered the Spree River and after passing through the Charlottenburg Lock we moored at a designated place near the city centre. We had reached our final destination having travelled … Continue reading
Posted in Berlin, On the Journey, Places visited Tagged Berlin, Boothaus Rool Marina, Charlottenburg Lock, Elbe Aquaduct, Kurfurstendamm, Pariser Square Berlin, Portumna, Reichstag, Spree River, Tarmonbarry, The Saint Louis Arzviller Inclined Plane boat lift, Trabant cars, Worms Germany, Zeuthern See 8 Comments
We are pushing to get to Berlin- six days to go !
The Mittelland Canal is fast, efficient and boring. We are pushing hard to get to our final destination – Berlin. The boat is being run like a proper ship, motoring for 8 to 9 hours and doing up to 80 km … Continue reading
Our First Impressions of Germany
We have been in Germany nineteen days now and our first impressions are below…. After spending almost three months in France, and with Nuala having such good French, we were worried about moving to Germany. But as I reminded Nuala, … Continue reading →