Day 20, Schwerin to Potsdam, via Berlin.

After finding a very secluded camp at Schloß Marquardt, in the suburbs of Potsdam, some of us braved the excellent German public transport into Berlin. €29 For a go anywhere tram, train or bus ticket for 5 people. After visiting the sights, we hoped on a train back to camp where we were able to…

Day 18 – hello Denmark.

Well, the weather hasn’t improved much, but tonight’s camp in Denmark was only slightly bettered by our lunch stop at Sweden’s Alpaca garden http://www.alpackagarden.se/sv/hem/ for coffee.  

Gävle Day 16

After a later start due to our shock absorber yesterday, we travelled up the E4 to Gävle. Some stunning scenery along the route . Beautiful camp site just outside Gävle.  

Day 15 Umeå, Sweden

Wild camping in Sweden is easier than we thought, last night’s camp by the lake was well protected from the mizzly rain that persisted for most of the day. Unfortunately, the repair on Alice’s shockabsorber that was done (not cheaply) in Finland, has already failed, so we are at Biltema, Umeå, for a new bush…

Pori to Nallikari, Day 11.

Civilised camp site tonight, at Nallikari, near Oulu. Shout out to the Finnish Land Rover group who have been so full of advice and information for us.

Day 5 Winter is Coming

We escaped from Colditz, all in tact. What a beautiful town, gorgeous cobblestoned streets, beautiful Saxon architecture. The escape museum offered an interesting respite from the road, the inventiveness of the prisoners was mind blowing. Some melancholy moments too, as we went through a memorial to the mental health patients “euthanised” by the Nazis at…