August 24, 2016

The Road to Freedom

Stephen King once said that the road to hell is paved with adverbs. I have since discovered that the road to freedom is lined with towering […]
August 17, 2016
team austria

The Restorer’s Apprentice

As the Olympic season sprints into action in other parts of the world, our Work-Away marathon continues, cross-country style, among the paradisal rolling hills of lower […]
August 10, 2016
Gmunden camping

Out of the Beer Mug and into the Vineyard

If you’re going camping in lower Bavaria, go where the locals go. The locals go fishing. How we even arrived in this dorf of a burg […]
August 4, 2016
Cheb CZ

Time Out For Tourism

This week we finally had the opportunity to make like tourists, instead of just the ragtag band of hard working gypsies we’ve proven ourselves to be […]
July 29, 2016

Another fond farewell

It’s hard to believe, but next week will make three months since we began this wandering tour of Europe. Supposedly a tourist can’t spend more than […]
July 26, 2016
Herrenhausen Gardens

Road to Recovery

In light of the disturbing and disquieting contents of my previous blog post, I feel I owe you all an apology. I must confess that I […]
July 24, 2016
Oldenzaal, NL

Wasted Away Again in Westerkappelnville

If there were any justice in the world, any genuine respect for the true and the beautiful, we would surely have had our own reality TV […]
July 15, 2016
oh my word

Oh my word

The Germans have a word for everything. That’s the overworked rumor anyway. Of course, like most stereotypes and urban legends, there’s some truth to it, and […]
July 4, 2016
Westerkappeln Workaway

Workaway in Westerkappeln

From the easternmost corner of Saxony, a few minutes from Poland, we have now reached the northernmost point of North Rhine Westphalia, just a stonemason’s throw […]