Ich Liebe Deutschland September 13th 2007 Our wild time in Amsterdam over, it was off to Germany, a country I have fond memories of from last year.
By the sounds of it however, last summer's World Cup was a once off, as a couple of Germans I have met have said that the scenes of fun, pride and happiness last year were unprecedented and unlikely to be repeated anytime soon. "People still talk about last summer", said one German I met in ... read more
Europe » Germany » Hamburg » Hamburg As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
Most of you will have been directed here by me - thanks for coming - if not, thanks for coming anyway.
I am Derek - a Kiwi who in June 2007, set off on a 4 1/2 month sortie around Europe via the USA, and set up this blog so that friends, family and randoms could keep track of where I had been to, and of the shenanigans I inevitably got up to.
The trip inspired me to keep travelling and directly following it, I spent the next seven years living in London, which was a fantastic base from which to continue my travels and thus the travelling continued unabated - ... full info