Arriving in Germany did rather feel like arriving back at home. Suddenly we’ve travelled from a country where I don’t understand the language at all, to a country whose radio stations I can listen to and understand.
Norway felt more different, for some reason. Yellow road markings for a start. I don’t think I’ve ever seen those outside of Greece before.
Fehmarn, Germany’s 3rd largest island, is connected to the German mainland by a bridge, which makes it quite easy to get to.
In the high temperatures my car is not pleasant to be in. On what has been the hottest day of the year in Germany (according to Tagesthemen), I spent the hottest part of the day in what is essentially an… Continue Reading
The 10 day forecast shows there being little chance of the daytime temperature dropping below 20 for the forseeable future. There are some small thunderstorms forecast for tomorrow but not everywhere will see anything.
While in Duisburg I am staying very near the Hauptbahnhof and am parked right outside (plenty of space to park is one of the most important things I look for when travelling anywhere by car). I am within walking distance… Continue Reading
I woke up to another warm and Sunny day in Germany. I had a long drive ahead of me so didn’t want to hang around too much.
The TV weather forecast last night showed temperatures in the East of the country to 34 – but also issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms, for a large part of the country.
The Autobahns of the old East Germany are great to drive on: No traffic, with plenty of opportunity to go fast.
Today I went on a day trip with Renate, Uwe and Richard. We went as far North in Germany as you can go.