Looking For The Erics March 6th 2012 The Erics weren't men to take chances. Eric H was the top man from the early 1970's and Eric M ran the secret police that tried to keep a nation's population in check. At one point depending on what figures you believe, the Stasi empire had over 90,000 agents and a further 170,000 informers. The word was that a significant percentage of the whole East German population was in the spyin ... read more
Europe » Germany » Berlin » 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