Archive for July, 2018

Münster to Itzehoe

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 31, 2018 – 22:13

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 oven with an engine.

Germany is Boiling

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 30, 2018 – 21:51

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.

Transiting the Netherlands

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 29, 2018 – 22:40

Then it was on to the town of Baarle-Hertog/Baarle-Nassau. The town has 2 names because it is in 2 countries: The border zig-zags round (it’s not simply a case of a line through the middle): Driving through the town centre you cross the border from one side to the other what seems like a hundred […]

From Coast to City

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 28, 2018 – 22:38

It took another 2 hours to get to my destination for today: Belgium’s second city and largest port, Antwerp. I’ve driven round it several times, but never been in to it until now.

Swimming In the English Channel

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 27, 2018 – 23:35

It’s a long way to the water once the tide has gone out though (to the point that I couldn’t see my chair from the edge of the water).

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13 Days To Go…

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 14, 2018 – 15:56

My upcoming trip to Norway is getting dangerously close now. Two weeks from now, I will already be on the way.

Sunny Yorkshire

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 9, 2018 – 23:08

Better late than never! It was actually the end of last month when I went to the North of England – it’s just taken me a few weeks to write this blog.

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