Trials & Tribulations November 27th 2015 The security was always going to be complicated, after the recent events in Paris. The Man in the Middle stared ruefully at the conveyor belt on the x-ray security machine, as his bag was diverted into the “further examination” holding pen. The entire contents of his bag were then carefully examined and laid out for all of Stansted Airport to see. The other half commented on the quality of the ... read more
Europe » Germany » Bavaria » Nuremberg 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. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info