How The Netherlands Detered Us From Camping

I should have known better. Camping and I have never been the very best combination. However, I thought I had improved my camping skills throughout the past years, so I convinced Steffen to go camping with me in September 2009. Yet another story to file under camping gone wrong, although I had tried to plan … Continue reading “How The Netherlands Detered Us From Camping”

“Monstrous” Road Trip through The Netherlands

After finally having survived our written finals and the very last day of high school in May 2007, one of my favorite travel companions, Carola (she is one of those artsy nerds like me) and I decided that we needed to do something  real crazy. So, Carola’s family used to have this large Volkswagen van, … Continue reading ““Monstrous” Road Trip through The Netherlands”

The Insane Road Trip through France Part III: Mediterranean, here we go!

The Insane Road Trip through France Part III: Camargue region and the Mediterranean! After Iris and I had spent our second night in the Avignon area, we left to drive further south, towards the Mediterranean. On our way, we stopped to see the Nîmes, which used to be a relevant dwelling during the time of the … Continue reading “The Insane Road Trip through France Part III: Mediterranean, here we go!”

The Insane Road Trip through France Part II: Provence

The Insane Road Trip through France Part II – Onward to Provence! After our first night stop in the Rhône-Alpes region we drove further south. Slowly, but steadily it was getting hotter and hotter. At some point on the road south we had 52 degrees in our car — which did not have air conditioning! Even … Continue reading “The Insane Road Trip through France Part II: Provence”

The Insane Road Trip through France: Off to the Rhône-Alpes

I had to split this story into three parts, because it would have been too long otherwise… This first post covers the trip through the Rhône-Alpes; from there we drove on to the Provence, after that we were headed for the Mediterranean — Beware, this is a road trip tale of epic misadventures! Now this is just … Continue reading “The Insane Road Trip through France: Off to the Rhône-Alpes”