Our Escape to Colditz

Keith is a huge history enthusiast and has expressed a desire to visit Colditz Castle for as long as I’ve known him. In fact, we almost made it there in Bluebell the Motorhome in 2016, however decided to stay in Austria and revisit another time when we were a little more prepared. The opportunity finally … More Our Escape to Colditz

Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, part 10- Homeward Bound

Day 26- Saturday Location – Trier Campsite, €25 pn with electric Miles driven – 300 Weather- showery but sunny and warm in late afternoon Bluebell the motorhome is parked up on the banks of the Moselle River on the outskirts of Trier. It’s not the nicest campsite we’ve been on, but it is serving a purpose.  … More Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, part 10- Homeward Bound

Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 9;  Austria into the Black Forest, Germany

Day 21 – Monday Location- Aire Traunsee, Ebensee, A.  €12 pn with services available extra GPS: n47.809070 e13.789990 Miles driven– 40 miles towards Prague, then 130 miles to a Lake in Austria! Weather– dry, sunny and warm! Bluebell the motorhome is parked with a beautiful lakeside view, surrounded by steep dramatic mountains. She’s had quite … More Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 9;  Austria into the Black Forest, Germany

Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 6; Bavaria 

Day 11- Saturday Location: DE. Private aire on Mount Wank (yes really!) Garmisch-Partenkirchen Full services €15/24hrs inc a very slow wifi GPS n47,50573 e.11,10802 Miles Driven: Rothenburg – Fussen 140 miles, Fussen to Mount Wank 40 miles Weather: dry, warm and sunny at times, hurrah! Bluebell the motorhome is parked up on the side of … More Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 6; Bavaria 

Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 5; The Romantic Road, Germany

Day 9- Thursday Location: Würzburg DE. Aire on River Main. No services €3/24hrs  GPS n49.797080, e9.923020 Miles Driven: Bacharach- Würzburg  125 miles  Weather: mainly wet- dry in afternoon Bluebell the motorhome is parked right beside the river Maine, 500m walk from the small historical city of Wurzburg, at the northern end of the Romantic Road.  … More Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 5; The Romantic Road, Germany

Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 4; The Rhine Gorge, Germany 

Day 7- Tuesday  Location: Koblenz DE. Free aire 2km out of main old town (cycle path down the Mosel River) no services GPS n50.365690, e7.573830 Miles Driven: Arnem – Koblenz 166 miles  Weather: mainly wet Bluebell the motorhome is in Germany! We are parked up almost on the River Mosel, with around 50 other vans, mainly … More Summer 2016: Adventures in Europe, Part 4; The Rhine Gorge, Germany