Stage 1: Hamburg -> Berlin

16.06.2012 in Culture, Locale

I had set my alarm early to pick Kim up at Hamburg airport for a 7:30 arrival… but the alarm turned out to be unnecessary as I was awakened by one of the 7 other dudes in bunks at the hostels vomiting all over the…

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Sky To Sea

15.06.2012 in Culture, Locale

Three days of solo driving might just be enough to drive one mad.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining!  The scenery and experience has been absolutely amazing.  But after 1,000 miles with nobody to talk to but yourself, well, I talk to myself a…


It Was Supposed To Be So Easy

02.08.2010 in Uncategorized

We are in Istanbul, at the doorstep of Asia, and we are temporarily stuck… do not leave Europe, do not pass go, do not collect $200. No, we are not in jail (to follow the rest of the Monopoly analogy), but the supposedly “easy” European…


The Rain In Spain Falls Mainly In Germany

26.07.2010 in Uncategorized

2010-07-26 13.50.04_Marktheidenfeld_Bavaria_DE.jpg Originally uploaded by autarken Massive downpour in Germany on our way to Prague. We have been pushing hard since Goodwood, I have been a bit sick to my stomach but starting to feel better. Hope we make it to Czechout before dark. —…

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