Category Archives: Travel blog

Water, water and more water!

With a few days of recovery under the belt from the flights from one side of the world to the other in 40 hours, the family decided to assemble for my first weekend home and have a reunion.  Mum, all … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Part 1: A “Mad?” King’s Lala-land of Swan Shire & New Swan Stone

Good morning, good morning from one of the southern most points of Germany.  So close to the border that if I get out of one side of the bed I am in Germany and the other in Austria. 😀  Today … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Part 1: The Death Camps

WARNING: There maybe disturbing text & pictures in this post.  This was not an easy post to write.  Many thoughts and experiences are still swimming around in my head after having visited this place almost 9 months ago. ————————————————————————————————————————— The … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Salt, Steins & Schweinshaxe

Today we leave the lovely environs of Salzburg and head to the beer drinking capital of the world, Munich.  I promised myself I will be back to Salzburg.  I have to fulfill my dream of attending a Mozart concert or … Continue reading

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Day 4 – The Infamous Berghof & Kehlsteinhaus

  O ho lay dee odl lee o, o ho lay dee odl ay O ho lay dee odl lee o, lay dee odl lee o lay  (click)   Good morning! Another brilliant day! Dave & Steph must have had … Continue reading

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Day 3 – The Home of Mozart

Good morning Salzburg!  I almost expected to wake to the sounds of the Von Trapp family or melodies from the Magic Flute  🙂  Quick check of Viber to find Dave & Steph made their 2 am bus from Ljubljana and … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Kassel-Nuremberg-Passau-Salzburg

Goals for today: A 670 km trip to Salzburg Lunch and a wander round in Nuremberg A drive along the Danube to Passau Finally arriving in the home of Mozart The first 3 hours were just the monotony of the … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Malmö to Kassel

“…On the road again Goin’ places that I’ve never been Seein’ things that I may never see again And I can’t wait to get on the road again…” (Willy Nelson) And we are off, 670 km, 6.5 hrs driving and … Continue reading

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