Travel Blogs from Wienacht-Tobel
... get some food around supper time... Watched some German (celebrity) big brother where for some reason, David Hasselhoff is one of the celebrities... he doesn't speak German.
Was super paranoid about being back on time so I rushed back.
Met up with Derya again today where we had a nice conversation over pizza/pasta, and then coffee.
Tonight I go to Frankfurt, where I will catch a plane tomorrow to Italy!
Peace and love
... to put on. Over that, I had to put on a shorty. Then I got 8kg of diving led and my jacket with air and everything. Felt like I weighed 100kg and was put in a straitjacket.
But I finally managed to get myself and my gear into the water without sweating too much. Then there were the fins to put on - wearing gloves - but managed that too!
Finally the water took the weight off my shoulders and we could get started!
First exercise: going ...
The very long registration form did give us free bus travel to Uberlingen (and this seems to be quite common) However, we found that it was only a pleasant 40 min walk into town anyway. It is right on the lake and a very pleasant walkabout with views of Switzerland, Austria and Germany (plus you can play "Spot The Zeppelin" on the photos) We had a value for money schnitzel at Zur Tenne, a local “pub” amongst some very posh lakeside houses on the way back to the ...
... him at this stage. Staying days usually mean playgrounds, or at least playing, on a beach, in a field, on my head, so he likes that. Riding days, to him, are probably all pretty similar too. Riding, sun cream, snacks, lunch, looking at buildings, Jimmy sleeping, supermarket stops, arriving at camp.... He's infatuated with speeds and distances. I had a computer on his bike at first, turned upside down out of sight, but he had a stack after spinning it round ...
... with a flourish at a Swiss border and begged for a stamp, a star, anything to mark our journey, but no, the stamps are long gone. Our only hope for some passport pages to be eaten up is a trip to Croatia. After much deliberation and scaremongering travel websites we have decided to obey our visa rules which means a trip out of the schengen countries for a week. We can then walk through Amsterdam customs with our heads held high rather than ...