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Category Archives: Berlin
Leaving Berlin to go to Potsdam – An Interesting City
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
Nuala brings two men she met on the quayside, to the boat!
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 leave Zeuthen in former East Germany after 39 days.
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
Posted in Berlin, C'est La Vie - The Boat, On the Journey, People We have Meet on the Gap Year, People who have helped us on our way, Places visited Tagged Arsenal marina Paris, Berlin, Berlin TV tower, Dr Angelia and Franz Paulus, Havel Canal, Herr Roll, Koblenz, Mittelland Canal, Moselle River, Netto Supermarkets, Potsdam, Rhine, Skerries Sailing Club, Zeuthen 2 Comments
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
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