I am at the railway station at Bad Schandau, Germany saying goodbye to Denise, Jan and Wolfgang. I’ve already said goodbye to Gabbie at home. This will be my first solo trip on a foreign train and I am nervous. I should be excited too, but as we take happy photos together to mark the … Read More

I’m on the road again! Deciding to ease gently into my two month Eastern European tour I  once again headed to Munich to be with Jan and Denise for a few days. Arriving on a hot and sunny afternoon I met up with them at the Augustenier Beirgarten where they were enjoying a late afternoon … Read More

I love München and visit often! It has all the positive trappings of a big city; plenty of shops, markets, galleries, entertainment, year round cultural activities and festivals; the most famous being the Oktoberfest and the Christmas markets, as well as an abundance of good restaurants and of course it’s famous Biergärten (“beer gardens”). Not … Read More