You Won't Get Me, I'm Part of the Union March 3rd 2012 The afternoon was cold and miserable. The wind was sweeping across the River Spree. The turf was artificial. There were no stands and the clubhouse consisted of nothing more than some toilets and changing rooms. It was all a bit of a contrast to the 74,000 at Hertha and the excitable Borussia Dortmund fans we had seen at Zoogarten the previous day. Welcome to reserve team football. The insult to a ... read more
Europe » Germany » Berlin 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
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009.... full info