Monthly Archives: March 2008

Bacharach on the Rheine – 31st March 2008

Monday March 31st we headed off to Germany staying in Bacharach, a small village on the Rheine. On the way we had a small detour to Mosel for no other reason than I like to drive through wine country – … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 UK-Europe Adventure, Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Netherlands – 28th to 30th March 2008

Our first full day (Friday 28 March) in Holland was spent in and around Amsterdam. We caught the train (15 minutes) from Haarlem to Amsterdam Central Station and hired bikes to ride around the city. We stayed away from many … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 UK-Europe Adventure, Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Arriving in Netherlands – 27th to 28th March 2008

We took an EasyJet flight from Liverpool Airport (now named John Lennon Airport) to Holland Schipol Airport (just out of Amsterdam). I was a bit nervous about going with a budget carrier with all the stories you hear but all … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 UK-Europe Adventure, Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Easter – 22nd to 26th March 2008

Kids were spoilt once again when it came to Easter eggs. Having relatives that you only see every few years means that they do well – both which chocolate and money – when they do get to see them. Having … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 UK-Europe Adventure, Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Flight – 20th to 21st March 2008

The decision to hire a car to go from Canberra to Sydney turned out to be a good one. It was far more relaxing getting up at our own pace, piling into the car and driving to Sydney Airport with … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 UK-Europe Adventure, Travel | Tagged , , | Leave a comment