All good things come to an end. That includes the weather. Our recent run of scorching weather came to an abrupt halt sometime last week. Don’t ask me which day it was as I never know what day it is now. Whatever, the rain came. The tranquil scenes along the Danube went from this…….
…..and we were van bound for a few days. Did we get out on that nice easy scenic cycle? Nope. Did we do any amazingly scenic walks? Nope. Did we see any interesting sights? Nope. Well, maybe a few.
With plenty of time on our hands the wonders of the internet are always welcome to keep us busy with all our little projects that get our undivided attention when rain stops play. Queue the Rewe supermarket chain.
We’d discovered their supermarkets have free wifi. And, joy of joys, it reaches the van in the carpark. Excellent. The excitement, chez Ollie, was palpable! We wiled away a happy few hours a day at the Rewe supermarket carpark surfing and downloading to our hearts content. Ah, but not just the same carpark everyday. Oh no. To keep it all fresh and exciting we went to a different Rewe supermarket in a different town each day. Yep, we sure know how to live. To pay Rewe back for their hospitality and lovely superfast free wifi we did do our daily shop there. It’s a win-win.
But with the scorching hot weather now restored let’s cut to the chase on what we are up to now. We arrived a few days ago at our latest Helpx assignment deep in eastern Bavaria. Oh, this is a bucket list item this one. Well, it is for me. We’ve gone from Donkey HQ to Dairy HQ and we are now at Alpaca HQ! When first discovering what Helpx , Workaway, and Wwoofing was all about a few years ago, Donkeys and Alpacas were right up there on my list of ‘fun’ animals to get up close and personal with so to speak. They had to feature during our travels. So here we are with the Lindforst Alpaca Team. I think there are about thirty seven of them but over the coming weeks we’ll get to know them better and learn all about caring for them.
So, without further ado, I’ll introduce you to the ‘Lindforst Alpaca Team’.
In the coming weeks you’ll get to meet more of them.