Vienna Friday 26 August First stop is Stephanplatz and Stephansdom. It’s a few minutes from our hotel, we’re in old Vienna. On the way we are excited to pass the shop where Michael bought us Mozart Kruger balls. This is a family landmark, and yes, we too took a photo of the shop sign. The … More Europe Travel Log – Vienna
Overnight Train Berlin to Vienna This is an adventure, a pleasure. I can’t recommend the overnight train strongly enough. We have a sleeping compartment for two with bathroom, complete with tiny shower, a few metres down the corridor. We have a picnic dinner and settle in for the night after watching the sun set … … More Europe Travel Log – Overnight Train Berlin to Vienna
This is an adventure, a pleasure. I can’t recommend the overnight train strongly enough. We have a sleeping compartment for two with bathroom, complete with tiny shower, a few metres down the corridor. We have a picnic dinner and settle in for the night after watching the sun set … Best hotel ever … Best … More Overnight Train Berlin To Vienna
Cankles on lufthansa! It’s not funny, but I can’t help smiling as I sit on a crew seat with my feet up on food box … Made comfortable by friendly, helpful crew who seem as amused as I am.
Berlin Monday 21st August Arrive at Tegel airport. The driver of the airpor golf cart is even more wild than that one in Singapore. Faster, with less attention to travellers … And no beeping sound. She asks Peter to call out as we approach and weave through fellow passengers. I hear one man say in … More Travel Log – Berlin
There are advantages flying when your mobility is impaired: Most fun moment – hurtling through the concourse in a golf cart driven by a madman, weaving through the foot traffic who jump out of the way … But we hardly hear their apologies because we’re already a few hundred metres on, wind blowing through our … More Travel Log – Singapore Airport
The once in a lifetime snow in Wellington coincided with an early appointment I had at Wakefield Hospital. I live in Karori, one of the hill suburbs hard hit by snow, but my appointment was in Newtown, where the snow never settled. This morning the snow had turned into hills of ice and vallies of … More Icy Roads Conquered With The Help Of A Neighbour
I have been so consumed with resolving issues arising from sudden and unexpected health problems that I have had no time or head space to think about the glorious adventure that lies ahead for us – traveling through Europe! Sixteen sleeps and we’re on our way! This weekend is almost totally devoted to researching the … More Europe Ahoy!