Betty & The New Bohemians June 30th 2016 Beer is big business in Ceske Budejovice. The large red letters of the name Budvar - Budweiser Pivar - appear prominently on the right of the train, as we approached the town. We would visit the brewery. When in Rome and all that! The train arrived bang on time from Brno. The heavy rains of the journey had largely ceased. A light drizzle fell, as we made our way out of the train station. A renovat ... 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