Sunday 28th August – Altdorf Altdorf Sorry to disappoint you, dear reader. There were no angry throngs in the night, and the thunder petered out before I had closed my eyes without a drop of rain falling. Instead, we woke to a slightly overcast sky as if the weather seemed almost apologetic for the excited anticipation … Continue reading And so, to Switzerland!
Friday 26th August – Eguisheim The sound of hammers, banging storm pegs into the parched earth to hold down awnings, is ringing all around the campsite Trois Chateaux, on the edge of Eguisheim. After days and days of temperatures in the mid to high thirties, there are dark clouds rolling in from the Vosges mountains, the … Continue reading East to Eguisheim
Thursday 25th August - Verdun That’s it I’m never drinking champagne again! Blooming Climate Change! Bloomin’ Global Warming! Well, here we are in a lovely little campsite in Verdun, sitting in the shade of a heavily laden damson tree, with Bryn happily crunching damson stones at my feet. We never intended on coming here. I knew … Continue reading That’s it, I am never drinking champagne again!