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Monthly Archives: August 2014
We had planned to go and visit the VW AutoStradt and once we had completed the factory tour at 1 pm, we would leave and get on our way again. However, it was such an interesting place, we ended up staying … Continue reading
Nuala and I agreed last week that after Berlin we would cruise for long days and get back to Koblenz (825 km away), as soon as possible in case the water levels on the Rhine start to rise. That was … Continue reading
We got up early (at 7 am) to leave Berlin before the tourist boats got going. Again this proved to be a wise decision as we passed through Charlottenburg Lock and were out on the Havel See (Lake) by 9.am, … Continue reading
We have returned to Berlin. We are retracing our steps through the centre of Berlin along the Spree River. I was going to tell you about this….. but then, Nuala brought two German men back to the boat.
Today we dragged ourselves away from Boothaus Roll in Zeuthen. We have been here since 12th July. This is the longest we stayed anywhere. In our hearts we did not want to move but we must as we have a Gap … Continue reading
We have commented before on how helpful French and German people have been to us on our Gap Year. It has to be said that the same also applies to Irish people and this is why…
As I mentioned in our previous blog The Sheehan Clan (Nuala’s mother’s family) have an annual family holiday each August in Courtown. They have been doing this for about 20 years. It’s a great way for any extended family to … Continue reading