Liechtenstein

Trip Start Apr 12, 2011
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Trip End Aug 15, 2011


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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Not satisfied with the Bernina Pass we set the van the challenge of the Julier Pass.
Again it was quite a drive and we put on a good show as we mixed in amongst the roaring classic and modern sports cars which were on a rally and had their fans lining the turns to take photos.  We tried to smile and wave for everyone and we're really looking forward to seeing the van in the next Lamborghini advert.                         This week's campsite is 7km from the capital, Vaduz.  It is situated up against the Mittagspitze which looks as if it might fall into the tent overnight if we're not careful.  There are fruit trees everywhere, a little stream, and in the wood, the local primary school's 'woodclassroom'.  For those needing the answer in the pub quiz tonight: Swiss francs and German language are the most common currency.   We were having a picnic by a stream in the wood the other day and were approached by what must have been Liechtenstein's entry for the Eurovision song contest.  He was a very enthusiastic man dressed in white trousers, shirt and shoes with long blond hair and he invited us to star in his movie about Liechtenstein.  After only a slight hesitation on his part when we explained we were from the UK we were invited to carry on doing exactly what we were doing while the filming began.  What will Eurovision think of Sam picking his nose and Rosie smearing boiled egg over her dress and legs? 
 



 


 


 

 


 

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Sylke und Georg aus Deutschland on

Hello you all, i am so happy that i find your blog or how you call it .I meen the notes you wrote down and the photos you took,i love it and had so much fun even if i didn´t understood everything,i´ve had lots of fun .You are so close to Idar -Oberstein now,maybe you come and visit us,it is between France and Luxemburg close to the mosel.it would be nice to see you at my town.OnSat.15.july we have a sweet open air festival in the wood 2 km away from my house . A band called Lettuce headce from London are playing there like every year,maybe you two want to dance a little bit and have fun,i wood take care of your two Sweeties, Sam and Rosie . Or you just stop by,and visit me in my shop `ROFU - Kinderland ,Sam and Rosi would love it. Lydia could take a Bath or anything shewants,and we could have a good barbeque ,a german one ,tom wood like it with german beer . Please call us !Every day I think of you ,hope you´l enjoj deutschland,and the Food ,and your trip to the North ! My favorite Photo is also the two kids in their Chair by the Lake,and i like sam´s photo,tell them I say Hi and like to see them again ,by by,was very nice too meet you all ( : - )
sylke

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