Author Archives: Scankiwi

The Christmas adventure continues, London 2018

Saturday we awoke to a sunny but cold London winter morning.  The plan was to walk into the City of London and find some brunch along the way.  Breakfast got a bit way laid as we stumbled onto some of … Continue reading

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A Little Christmas Feeling in London 2018

Good friend Patrik, come up with the idea to spend a weekend in London leading up to Christmas.  A bit of quality time together.  It took a bit of planning to coordinate our flights to land at Gatwick as close … Continue reading

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Reflections – Summer in Austria & Bavaria

To finish the posts of the summer of 2018, I thought I would leave you with some of the impressions & thoughts from the trip. There was certainly a lot of driving done in those 10 days.  Nearly 3,200 km … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Homeward bound as fast as I can.

Awoke in this morning and feeling not much better.  Had been a rough night.  Thankfully next to the hotel was a Shell Petrol station so while I was filling up with petrol I was able to buy some more paracetamol … Continue reading

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Day 9 – On the trail of the Grand Tour

Awoke to a lovely sunny morning and over breakfast faced the fact that in an hour I would have to say bye to my friends from NZ and head north (first sad thing of the day).  The start of a … Continue reading

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Day 8 – GALS: 4 countries in one day

Our journey together is nearing its end for this trip.  As we leave Füssen we were heading to my final stop in Lucerne with David & Steph before heading our separate ways.  They continuing on their vacation to Italy and … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Part 2: An afternoon in Füssen

After a morning in a King’s lala-land we headed back down to base in Füssen for a late lunch and some souvenir shopping.  Got my lunch, got some Bavarian snaps Hopfenbitter (vodka flavoured with hops) for midsummer but unfortunately I … Continue reading

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