That’s the sweetest breakfast table decoration. Feeling honored. Ready for full throttle today. Last day of the rally before (hopefully) crossing the finish line on Sunday. Today’s route along castles & the beautiful River Rhein & Mosel via Swabia, Saarland & Rheinland-Pfalz. Crossing the River Rhein with the ferry. Being transported for a change feelsContinue reading “Rally_Day 8”
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We slept heavenly next to the castle. Party last night was nice. Talking to many other rally teams & getting already ideas what to do next. Hubby at home already excited for next year. Are we the first? Lol. Pfiat di God, Bavaria! Today’s route leading to Swabia along Lake Constance with finish line inContinue reading “Rally_Day 7”
We all love the task of today: finding the castle & mountain chill out time location close to Schloss Neuschwanstein. But before that a little road rally challenge ahead of us. „Easy“ 8 hour drive up & down the mountains. Lol. Today’s route: along the alps. The beautiful mountain panorama is taken by the fogContinue reading “Rally_Day 6”
Half-Time! 4 days to go! Today in Oberfranken & Oberbayern. Can anything go wrong when there’s Obatzda for breakfast? Daddy is “home” today & navigating without even looking at the map… that’s called “Heimvorteil”. The driving gang for some miles today. We turned right, the rest went straight ahead (and missed the control point?!). CrossingContinue reading “Rally_Day 5”
Rolling south-east after a quick shopping stop: Spreewald gherkins – famous for the area. Today’s route: Spreewald – Dresden – Erzgebirge – Fichtelgebirge crossing Brandenburg, Sachsen, Thüringen & Bavaria. Finding the “Blue Wonder of Dresden” – first challenge mastered for today. Last day in the East. Today’s day task is leading along the border toContinue reading “Rally_Day 4”
We got used to the beautiful north and we are already moving on. Zingst – Mecklenburger Seenplatte – BERLIN – Spreewald. Route of today. Waking up at the Baltic Sea, deep breath & ready for going south-east! Meeting our peers for lunch at the lake. Berlin in 15 minutes. Haha. Took us more like 2Continue reading “Rally_Day3”
We planned today’s trip last night (and it all came different today). We should stick with our motto: Last Minute Racing – don’t plan ahead! Today’s Bundesländer crossing: Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein & McPom – Germany in fast. Control points of today achieved: no.1 we found a Nandu in the wild. Yes! …and no.2 a white 4-storyContinue reading “Rally_Day 2”
Day 1 – Official Rally Start
We made it to the start line & we are starting the rally. OMG, it’s insane. We are doing this. This is our first rally. We think we are… NOT prepared. What we should remember: This is not a race. It’s an experience. We have to win. Lol. Our Start number: 78 We are theContinue reading “Day 1 – Official Rally Start”
Go, Aperoli, Go!
Team “Last Minute Racing” is complete. Hard to believe but there is smaller vehicles than Aperoli. Leaving Heimat. We achieved today’s goal. Thanks, dear friends for taking care of us. Aperoli will stay 2nd night outdoors. Good night. Cu tomorrow @ Rally start 🤟🏻
ready, steady, go!
…and so the adventure begins. Final packing completed. Tool kit ✔️ Tent ✔️ Sleeping bags ✔️ Clothes ✔️ Duck tape ✔️ Various cable ties ✔️ Tie down strips ✔️ Glue ✔️ Chalk ✔️ Sharpies ✔️ Wire ✔️ Spare parts ✔️ (Paper) Maps ✔️ And loads of other important (?!) things 🙂 The journey to theContinue reading “ready, steady, go!”