If you want to drive a vehicle in Austria and it weighs more than 3.5 tons (including all lorries, buses and heavy camper vans). A mileage-based toll applies on Austria’s … Continue reading Go No Go
We almost drove straight past Mittenwald. Our plans as we left Garmish was to head for Innsbruck for a quick look at the Austrian Christmas market, before making a dash … Continue reading We nearly missed Mittenwald
So this is a quick blog to play catch up and show some of the highlights on our route from Ravensburg through to Fussen, briefly into Austria before arriving at … Continue reading Driving in and out of Austria
I have decided growing old is not all that it’s cracked up to be. Forgetting peoples names, appointments and where I’ve put things, are all signs that like many of … Continue reading Puzzled in Bavaria?
The well-known and much loved story of The Pied Piper luring rats away from the city with his sweet song has darker origins than the classic tale – a tale … Continue reading Castles, fairytales & legends
Today we are in Stuttgart on the banks of the river Neckar to visit the Mercedes museum The company was started in 1890, when Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach engineered … Continue reading Tales of the Riverbank
I hope I’m not going to spoil your cornflakes with an unwanted lecture in 18th century history, but my understanding of this period became a little less fuzzy today, so … Continue reading The Romantic Road
A few years ago whilst touring North Harris in our Adria panel van, looking for a place to wild camp, we arrived at a beautiful beach. “Not quite right”. Why … Continue reading The Nürnberg Trail