Landal Marina Lipno
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... flat, uninhabited spots but in the end we found a dessicated, silt river bed 5m from the Donau edge.
We went to sleep listening to the sound of awful, live Austrian pop from a nearby festival which we had cycled through just before pitching up. Read Ernest Hemingway with the ear plugs in / made me want to become an alcoholic!
... me and Finn remarking how many young Austrians smoke (you can still smoke in pubs in Austria - much to our dismay). I put it down to the cigarette vending machines on every street corner - the worst idea ever.
We returned to our room at midnight ready to mounr the bikes the next day after the longest time since we started without doing so!
All in all - a pretty good 25th.
... mountain, at least a few of us did. But then when Max and I saw the incline and the cobble stone path we changed our minds and headed back into town. We ventured to the castle since we had skipped all the castles so far. It was beautiful. We went up to the top if the tower and I was trying to take a selfie with the town in the background when a gentleman approached me and asked in the polite way of someone who is not sure if ...
... were considered criminals of the state meaning that they were Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, or prisoners of war. It was not until children started coming to the camp that people realized this place was wrong. They frequently complained about the smell of the camp, which often times blew down to town, but no one really did anything to help these people. If they had tried to help, they would have ended ...
... the border.
Dad had served with the Czechoslovakian Signal Corps during the war, stationed in Great Shelford England. For this, and his outspoken nature, he had to report frequently to the State - the borders were increasingly being secured with barbed wire and obsevation towers and Dad felt there was no option for him but to leave. In February 1949 Dad left Kolisce Street travelling to Vyssi Brod. The rest of the family stayed behind.
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