Travel Blogs from Konstanz
Up and on our way by 7.45am. Bye bye, Lucerne. Driving through fog this morning. Went through Zurich... .... ( Hey. Me. Seeing Zurich ! ) Very pretty. Lots and lots of the coloured buildings. On to the Rhine Falls. Very foggy and misty. Wonderful look. Saw the boats, Mum. Watched one go right up to the base of the falls Can see why you were trying to stay away from the falls in the ...
... was, I literally couldn't breathe. There were a lot of school children there, because now it's law that German children must go to a concentration camp at some point in their schooling, just one of the ways they're trying to get over what happened.
I then spent the night hanging out with Ellen, and her 2 scottish friends, Ben and Cameron.
I took a train to Ravensburg where a couple friends that I met in Ireland live, Derya and Jessica. ...
... was easy!
Second exercise: flooding and emptying the mask. That was easy!
Third exercise: floating. That was easy!
so actually I started to like diving. The exercises went well and I enjoyed being in the water.
We got to go for a little dive to. But I must admit... Nothing like Bali and it's Nemo fish and sharks and turtles. Turbit water with little plants and small brownish fish that disappear the second you start observing them.
Having looked at the distance to The Black Forest on the map and taking account of our previous mileages, we've decided that:
50mph is a relaxing speed to travel at (and limited to that in Germany anyway although a friendly German camper tells us that we should now meet the 100% car/caravan ratio. This means we should be able to get the 100 kph test certificate to travel at 60 on motorways?)
100 miles is a very easy day.
150 miles is a sensible distance to travel (3 ...
Today we went to Rhine Falls (Rheinfall) which is one of the biggest natural waterfalls in Switzerland. It is very noisy when the water rushes past. This waterfall separates one border of Switzerland and Germany. When we went down to the lowest level we got sprayed with water. After we had seen the falls we drove into ...