August 21st: Zugspitze trek day 1

The alarm went off at 6.25 and we were soon ready to leave, having prepared the night before. The early buses don’t stop at the Wankbahn cable car station, next to the camper van site, so we walked down the road to the next bus stop. We were very early and waited… and waited… and... Continue Reading →

18th August: Wank

Ok… Who sniggered? Or is it just me and John that find the name of this mountain amusing? I had an awful night’s sleep with so many hot flushes that I felt as though I was lying in a puddle all night! At 7 we decided we might as well get up and make an... Continue Reading →

16th August: Lautersee and Ferchensee

I was so tired after yesterday’s exertions that I slept until 9 o'clock. The weather was lovely so we decided to go for a walk, rather than moving on to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, our next stopover. However, I insisted that it had to be a relatively easy walk. We took the chair lift up the mountains on... Continue Reading →

14th August: Karwendelbahn cable car

It’s still quite cool today. I’m actually enjoying it. The weather was perfect for walking; I haven’t had to smother myself in sun protection lotion; after my shower I have stayed clean and non sweaty; and I am enjoying wearing my jeans for the first time since we left home 🙂 Anyway, I digress… Today,... Continue Reading →

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