In July 1997 we were once again off to Europe – this time a quick visit to Robert’s cousin Ulrich Weissler in Bournemouth, England, then onto Germany to visit friends and family, to Switzerland to re-visit our honeymoon spot of Grindelwald, and finally a foray into France to see a time-trial stage of the Tour de France. Click here to read more about it!
Backpacking in Europe – July 1974
In 1974 at the age of 16, Robert accompanied his brother Rod and some of Rod’s friends on a two-month trip in Europe…and each managed to make $500 last the entire trip…and as you read you’ll see why! 🙂 Except for the photo of Rod and Robert below (which was actually at their parents’ house around the same time more or less), photographs are from other sources and not the originals. The journal is unedited – it would have been too easy to want to fix or reword parts of it – but there’s much charm in seeing Europe through a teenager’s eyes…at least we think so. Click here to read more about it!