Paloma is sat overlooking the Danube river, in Passau, Germany. She is parked with 20 other vans on the official camper park (N 48.574620 E 13.428820). Looking outside our door we have trees, rivers and church spires, a view to behold.
The camper park is about 3km outside of the old town and once again the generosity of the town is providing us with a free nights kip!
We left this morning and trundled the 80km along the nice B roads of Germany travel at a nice steady 60km or so an hour most of the way. We managed to pass through the heavily armed guards just before our little bit of motorway driving. Well at least I can’t look too much like a trouble maker either that or they spied the dog and thought their not worth the trouble stopping.
As every motorhomer will know the once weekly trip to the friendly store that is Lidls is a must. Stopping in the carpark( taking up 2 spaces), Michele and I did the quick dash around to make sure we have enough provisions for the week ahead. Looking at the receipt I’m pretty sure she must have bought most of the shop !
The town itself had that feel you would except from a little Italian town, with its small, narrow winding street, all merging together in a large square which also housed our church for today “St Stephens Catherdral”.
A stroll along the river, passed the many expensive river cruise boats,leading us to the convergence point, where we were able to marvel at the 3 meeting, a lot like when we saw the point the Mosel meet the Rhine, the water hadvery distinct colours to each of the rivers.
On a personal note this day was Very sad indeed, my off road crocs finally gave in and have meet the big dusty bin In the sky !
To cheer us up, their was a funny but familiar sound in the air this evening, apparently unlike in England where the ice cream van only plays its songs when they run out! here in Germany it’s so you know they have arrived to sell their wears ! Both Michele and I enjoyed reliving our youths with a “Bannna Split” – yummy !