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Adventures Past #3: "Eastward Ho!"

# "Hemingway, Eichmann, Stranger in a Strange Land...  Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion!" # - Billy Joel 10 years ago I was fortunate enough to be able to take a 2-month break from "my day job" at the time and embark on an epic trip around Europe... My travelling companion was the person who little did I realise then would one day become my wife, and we were travelling with the Busabout network . I wrote a collection of articles en route and sent them back home to the Northern Cross newspaper via small net cafes all around Europe... These are those scribbles from the humble pen of a wannabe European correspondent... (C.G.Allan, Summer 2013) (Czech Republic to Munich - Tues 24th June to Fri 4th July, 2003) Climbing the hills to the castle was a lasting memory... We hit the Czech Republic on Tuesday the 24th of June after going through a check on the border with a guard who wanted to see all Canadian and Australian travel visas