Travelling Summer 2016 – Part 7: Travelling to Zagreb, Croatia

To get to Zagreb from Dresden involved many train trips. I boarded a train to Wien, Austria about 9pm, Tuesday August 9th, and arrived there about 7am the next day. I’d had my interrail ticket taken upon boarding and had it returned to me, along with a chocolate croissant and a coffee (I’d been asked […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 8; Budapest, Hungary

10th of August. Monday. I got the train from Innsbruck, Austria at 5am to Budapest, Hungary. The sunrise was beautiful. I thought I’d have to change but it turned out it was in fact a direct train. I had however misunderstood the instructions in Innsbruck and sat in the wrong section of the train, so […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 7; Innsbruck, Austria – The Return

9th of August After packing up and leaving the European Juggling Convention and Bruneck, Italy, I found myself with two new travelling companions. An Irish juggler who currently lived in Zurich, and a juggler from England. We all happened to be travelling to Innsbruck, Austria. I’d had trouble getting the lower-priced train ticket but the […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 6; EJC continued

Day 6) Thursday: The heat became pretty unbearable today, so there was little us Irish folk could do other than melt and nap fitfully. My new companion and deigned to wander into the forest where it might be cooler, where we found a gazebo that was perfectly fit to nap in. Then dropped by The […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 3; Train to Bruneck

My journey continued in the train station at Innsbruck. Despite my misfortune hitching the people in the station were very nice and helpful and got me cheap train ticket to Bruneck! After going onto the platform I immediately spotted a juggler I suspected was going to the European Juggling Convention (EJC), too. Gehen Sie nach […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 2; Munich and hitching to Innsbruck

I flew into Munich, Germany, on the 29th of July, arriving at 11am local time (GMT+1). The weather was beautiful, and the country views on the train from the airport into the centre are lovely. I Googled camp-sites in Munich while on the train and found Campingplatz München Thalkirchen (Thalkirchen Campsite Munich). It was within walking […]