Childhood memories revived in Mainz, Germany

Entering Mainz from the Wiesbaden side, where we camped out. Mainz, Germany was very special to me as a child. I would spend my summer vacation visiting my mom who used to work here. It was a little bit like a different planet for a kid from Poland in the early 90s... stores filled with … Continue reading Childhood memories revived in Mainz, Germany

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Thank God and Google for making camping “on the fly” easy (days 19-20, camping road trip)

Somewhere between camping sites on the Wesel-Datteln Kanal (north of Duisburg) and the Barleber See in Germany, we broke 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) on the 19th day of our family camping road trip this summer. Dancing with the ducks along the Wesel-Datteln Kanal... simple pleasures that come with Camping Lippetal in Germany. After a short … Continue reading Thank God and Google for making camping “on the fly” easy (days 19-20, camping road trip)

Must-see Maastricht (days 17+18, summer camping road trip)

It's hard to go out and see the city of Maastricht when the kids are enjoying their time with other children at the camping site (Days 17 & 18 on our second summer camping road trip). But to see Maastricht, we must! Even if we care less that the treaty that founded the European Union … Continue reading Must-see Maastricht (days 17+18, summer camping road trip)

Beer rules a day in Chimay. . . or two (road trip camping, day 15-16)

This scheiße-auf-der-strasse is starting to get old a bit. . . being on the road, that is. I think about that today, briefly, after waking up early, doing the morning routine, breaking camp, packing up and moving again on the 15th day of our family camping road trip this summer. But then, the words of … Continue reading Beer rules a day in Chimay. . . or two (road trip camping, day 15-16)