Monthly Archives: May 2015

Trier…Emperor Augustus and Karl Marx

On Wednedsay we drove 23 miles up-river to the roman town of Trier, said by some to be the oldest town in Germany. This is the view from the Konrad-Adenauer bridge, by the stellplatz. The motorhomes can just be seen

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Posted in - Germany, Rheinland-Palatinate, Trier

Kesten…Lecker Flammkuchen

On Sunday we moved further south along the Moselle. We had planned to stop at the Stellplatz at Kinheim but this was a bit full (bank holiday Sunday) so we moved up-river a few miles to Kesten, where there was

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Kesten, Rheinland-Palatinate

Neef, Alf and Cochem

We drove 67 miles from Bacharach to Neef, on the Moselle. The entrance to the Stellplatz is off the K41 through the riverside Car Park. N 50.092294, E 7.137422.Thanks to Paul M on the outandaboutlive forum for this recommendation and

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Neef, Rheinland-Palatinate

Bacchus Country

After the Concorde rally we turned westwards and found our way to the Stellplatz at Bacharach, a pretty old wine town on the south bank of the Rhine just to the south of Koblenz. Thanks to Eric and Dee, friends

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Posted in - Germany, Bacharach, May/June 2015, Rheinland-Palatinate

Concordes at Schlüsselfeld

Every two years the Concorde factory in Aschbach, between Wurtzburg and Nuremberg , organises a beanfeast/get-together for Concorde owners and on Wednesday we drove further east to their factory at Aschbach, near the small town of Schlüsselfeld. With over 400

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Posted in - Germany, Bavaria, May/June 2015, Schlüsselfeld

The Romantic Rhine

On Tuesday we drove from Remagen to Rüdesheim am Rhein, past a succession of fairy tale castles on both sides of the Rhine. The mid-stream castle of Pfalz is just beyond the narrows at Lorely, where a mischievous sprite is

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Hesse, Rüdesheim am Rhein

Cross the Rhine with Dry Feet

On Sunday we drove out of Belgium, across a bit of Holland and into Germany, ending up on a stellplatz at Remagen, on the Rhine. The stellplatz is just next door to the Golden Mile campsite. 12 euros a night,

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Posted in May/June 2015, Remagen


On Saturday morning we took the early morning train to France and headed off east to spend the first night at Camping Heidestrand, Zonhoven, somewhere between Brussels and Maastricht, in the east of Belgium The site is surrounded by water

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Posted in 2013 Spring, 2015 Spring, Belgium, Zonhoven

High Wind Stops Play

We have been staying at Fishery Creek on Hayling Island, a good site next to a muddy and bird infested creek…very pleasant. We had some good walks and cycle rides and made friends with Maurice and Alison, from Grand Cayman

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Posted in - United Kingdom, Folkestone, Hampshire, Hayling Island, Kent, May/June 2015

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