Tag Archives: Berlin

We are back in our house – The Gap Year is Officially Over

On Saturday, 7th March we moved back into our house and then it hit me, the Gap Year is really over! Advertisements

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A lesson I have learned from the Gap Year- Don’t be afraid!

  Looking back on my life, I realise that I used to be afraid of things going wrong and worried constantly. Sometimes I was not fully aware that I was doing this but it was an undercurrent in my life. … Continue reading

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What a difference a year and eight days make!

Saint Jean de Losne, a small town on the Saone River, won’t mean a lot to you, but it is significant for Nuala and I. We moored in St Jean on Monday night, a year and eight days since we … Continue reading

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Two days to our winter destination in Chalon sur Saone- another coincidence

We are now cruising down the Saone and nearly at the end of our boat travels for this year. This journey has been both a great adventure and a time of personal awareness. We keep having good coincidences, as if … Continue reading

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Henrichenburg Boat Lift and Buying a Carpet for the Boat

Last week we motored from Munster to Henrichenburg on the Elms Canal. We only stopped there because I wanted to visit the barge museum and ancient boat lifts. Nuala said we have a schedule to keep but as I would love … Continue reading

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I have decided that today blog is all about me as it’s my birthday!

Today I am 61 ! There were sometimes in my life that I thought I would never get to this age. But I have and I am in the middle of a Gap Year and celebrating my birthday, with Nuala, … Continue reading

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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

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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.

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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

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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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