From Bad...to Worse June 25th 2008 Leaving Vienna, we arrived in the border town of Gmund and approached the ticket office at the small, deserted station. A few minutes later we had managed to communicate the need for three tickets to Cesky Krumlov to the ticket guy (despite his complete lack of English) and he wrote down the platform from which our train would leave twenty minutes later.
At the appropriate time, we wandered out ... read more
Europe » Czech Republic » Prague Following the First World War, the closely related Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, the new country's leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of ot... ... read more
After almost five years of being happily married, relocating to a different country and many years of continuous work and study, we (the World-Wide Wanderers, Daniel & Janice West) have decided to take some time and go see those parts of the world that we either haven't been to or haven't spent nearly enough time in!!
I look forward to "reporting" our adventures to you over the coming months as we travel South and Central America; South, West and East Africa; the Middle East and Holy Land; India and Nepal; South East Asia; Australia; and Eastern and Central Europe... full info