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 ! Advertisements

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Munster City – Cultural Centre of Westphalia Region

We arrived in Munster on Tuesday, intending on staying one night. We took a chance and went into the main town harbour instead of going to the local marina. While it was not an official mooring site, we saw one other … Continue reading

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