Britta's Letters from (and sometimes about) Berlin

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Harris said, however, that the river...

©Brigitta Huegel

...would suit him to a "T."  (Jerome K. Jerome)

Well - it did in 2013 on our last narrowboat trip, though as in 2013 husband will stay in Berlin and guard our flat: he doesn't feel comfy in a narrowboat, being 1.98m tall.
For compensation we will both travel to Rome later.
Now I'm looking forward to our next narrowboat trip - different crew (not all artists this time) and different route. We will add a week with a car, visiting Durham, Leeds and Edinburgh.
(About the date of the new trip I will speak when I am back - I don't want to invite people from the Wild Wood).

Here today, up and off to somewhere else tomorrow! Travel, change, interest, excitement! The whole world before you, and a horizon that's always changing!” (Kenneth GrahameThe Wind in the Willows)





15 comments:

  1. Have fun Britta …. I know you will !! XXXX

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  2. Toad certainly knew how to live. Have a grand time.

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  3. I've spent plenty of time in Durham, Leeds and Edinburgh but never a second on a narrowboat. Happy horizons, Britta!

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  4. That sounds like fun to me. Your husband will miss a good time.

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  5. Happy voyage and don't let go of that floatation device.

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  6. Thank you all so much for your good wishes! I still have a little time to read your posts and comment... then I'm off.

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  7. Dear Britta - have a really great trip - somehow I know you will.
    Poop, poop, and off you go!

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  8. Enjoy your holidays. I cannot imagine you on a narrow boat! I can imagine you in Edinburgh, Leeds and Durham though.x

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    1. I opened not only the little normal locks, Rachel, but also the huge big ones! But I can imagine what you mean - though: I have many facets.

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  9. Enjoy your break Britta - sounds like great fun.

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  10. Hi again Britta ~ I am very jealous of your narrowboat trip. It's one of those things I'd love to do.....one day! At least we'll be able to enjoy it through you.

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  11. So, Dear Britta, has the traveler made it home? You are missed!

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