Prague, Abi and Kids

So, after only a couple of days at the Tooth Palace and off I go with the kids, again.  Andrew stays with Maggie for another week to help with the repairs.  Abi arrives in Prague in just a few days so off I go with TJ and Abi for Prague, via Dresden.  No complaints from […]

An Artistic Antwerp for Christmas and New Years

Just a couple of days before Christmas and we are aware that Maggie will not be on the move.  So, Derek and Amy let us use their artsy apartment in Antwerp for the actual holidays.  A few trains and a bus later we arrive.  As we walk into the building of our artist loft  ‘home […]

An Unexpected re-entry into Europe

Two months away from Maggie.  Naively expecting to just jump in and drive her away to the south to get away from the wintery north.  Ah yes, it was not to be.  Maggie was reluctant to begin her journey and had to be towed.  After an eventful couple of weeks we towed her to a […]

Getting a haircut in Portugal

Portugal really is one of our favourite countries. Silves is one of those old, historic, windy-narrow-cobblestone-roads kind of city that makes a great experience. One of my fondest memories is getting my haircut as my Christmas gift. We were really broke but we all had 5 Euros each to get a present.My present was an […]

Ro-Ro and Problems with Shipping

Overcharged Has anyone else had this problem with getting your motorhome overseas? Hoegh Autoliners was the shipping company that we used to get our camper van to New Zealand through our agent, Sefco,  You might have read when I dropped off Maggie at Bremerhaven. The original quote from Sefco was US$4.798, which we paid on […]

Truck shipping in Bremerhaven with Sefco

I just dropped off Maggie at Bremerhaven where the good people at Sefco Export will get her onto a ship. Its not easy entrusting your home to a group of strangers but they have gone the extra mile to help us out. Bremerhaven is a historic town, where many Germans boarded ships for other lands. […]

Are We Going Fast or Slow?

HE THINKS we are going slow because we stop stop and park when it is dark. I SAY we are going fast because I can’t see many stars because of the overhead lights at the truck stop. HE THINKS thinks we are going slow because he sleeps in late in the morning. I SAY we […]

Stufstock, Romania

We are headed for Stufstock, Romania. Big arts, movie, music festival on the beach. Hope to be there tonight.

Budapest

We just had a great time at Camping Arena, Budapest, the cheapest campground in the city of Budapest. Nice people. We might return here next time. Highlight of our stay here was the thermal baths at Szechenyi Bath and a few dinners with campground neighbours and Gaby our Hungarian friend.

Freakstock…Again

Well, once again we were to be found at The Freakstock Festival in Germany. We think this makes 9 years we have gone. We didn’t plan to come back for the very next year but here we are. First we had to reunite the family. Sam is back after about a year and a half […]