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The Hills are Alive!

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Leaving France and the cheese behind, we hopped over the border into the south of Germany near Freiburg. First to the Bodensee, better known to most Brits as Lake Constance (not sure why we English feel the need to rename…
We passed through Austria on our way south (to Italy) and then again on our way back. The first time we travelled the Silvretta High Alpine road and the second time we travelled the Grossglockner High Alpine road. The Grossglockner is fabulously scenic...

Overlanding Austria

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We passed through Austria on our way south (to Italy) and then again on our way back. The first time we travelled the Silvretta High Alpine road and the second time we travelled the Grossglockner High Alpine road. The Grossglockner…
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Venetian bowls

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I was astounded on first visiting the little boy’s room in Austria to find a toilet basin that appeared to have been installed backwards. Most Europeans are accustomed to a watery sink hole at the rear with a gentle, ergonomic…
We left Bratislava across the Danube. I was excited to cross this great river that has always formed one of history’s most significant borders. Looking across the misty banks, I could picture anxious  roman legionnaires at the limits of civilisation, … <a href="http://cornwalltocapetown.com/2012/11/14/austria-hospitality-sarcasm-and-the-dangers-of-group-psychology-part-one/">Continue reading <span>→</span></a><img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=cornwalltocapetown.com&blog=35912322&post=299&subd=cornwalltocapetown&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" />

Austria: hospitality, sarcasm and the dangers of group psychology

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We left Bratislava across the Danube. I was excited to cross this great river that has always formed one of history’s most significant borders. Looking across the misty banks, I could picture anxious  roman legionnaires at the limits of civilisation,…
Position: 43 30′ 10″ north, 16 26′ 53″ east Distance from Sydney: 16,221 km Travelling does strange things to the passage of time (no, no, this isn’t an elaborate excuse [...]

Bahn-storming Europe

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Position: 43 30′ 10″ north, 16 26′ 53″ east Distance from Sydney: 16,221 km Travelling does strange things to the passage of time (no, no, this isn’t an elaborate excuse around why it’s been two weeks before an update from…
After a 8 months journey and 26,500 km on the road, I'm finally back to Vienna. I'm very impressed how clean my hometown is. It's strange but pleasant to walk a street without everybody staring at you. However, the best thing about coming home is to me...

Back to Vienna

After a 8 months journey and 26,500 km on the road, I’m finally back to Vienna. I’m very impressed how clean my hometown is. It’s strange but pleasant to walk a street without everybody staring at you. However, the best…
30.07.2010  Visa - the endless story
Have been to the Lebanese embassy today. Thought I'll get the visa right away. Not a change, but will collect it tomorrow.
31.07.2010 Family dinner and admin stuff
Just another Visa done: LebanonOne final Visa miss...

Vienna Preps

30.07.2010  Visa – the endless story Have been to the Lebanese embassy today. Thought I’ll get the visa right away. Not a change, but will collect it tomorrow. 31.07.2010 Family dinner and admin stuff Just another Visa done: LebanonOne final…

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