Barco Reale, Tuscany, Italy

Another ACSI site. Camping Barco Reale. We haven't booked. We've just turned up. Yes they've got space, jump on the buggy I'll show you a few pitches. Zipping round it feels like a rabbit warren.  We spent ages pulling the caravan up a mountain to get to the site, once there, time to choose a pitch,... Continue Reading →

Two Tour Tuscany

The final eight mile approach to our next caravan campsite site is why we chose it, we are winding and zig-zagging our way up a big big hill with dozens of full-kit cyclists, they are panting with exhaustion we are holding our breaths in anticipation of each corner. The views are amazing both North and... Continue Reading →

Piazza People Watching 

 Day out on the bus from the caravan takes us to Firenze (Florence) 4 hrs of walking and lunch under our belts, our feet are in need of a rest. With the sun blazing down at over 30 degrees we seek the shade on some steps of a piazza. It seems we're not the... Continue Reading →

Lake Garda, so hard to leave.

We instantly like Italy, all the roads are downhill, ... yes? After climbing out of Innsbruck towards the Brenner Pass we part with €9 at the Toll Booth, seemingly for a tin of peppermints. We then begin two hours of driving downhill and now assume Italy must be two miles below sea level, the car... Continue Reading →

Wine holder

A great gizmo for a lovely day whilst camping or in the garden. Made out of stainless steel and made in the UK ,we've used this in a variety of ways. A wine holder that's not just for wine.  A double wine glass holder and cooler is perfect for lazy summer days and BBQ's. Over... Continue Reading →

Austria in the Caravan 

"Yeeeaaaaaahhhh, your brakes are on fire" was playing in my head as we descended the Mittenwald/Scharnitz pass towards Innsbruck. We have literally only travelled 43 miles from Garmisch to our new site Natterer See, near Innsbruck. Until the song started playing in my head it was a very pleasant scenic trip, and we were also... Continue Reading →

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