Camping Unplugged: Inwood Camping

| 8am Camp coffee | 9am Playing in pjs | 10am Open air shower (cold) | 11am Basingstoke Kite Festival | Our surprise camping trip this weekend won us some mega brownie points with the twins. We’d picked a campsite only about 25 miles away that came recommended by a friend, so that we could easily get down after school on Friday evening. Inwood Camping ‘offers a chance to camp in open countryside with a campfire and a minimum of rules and regulations’. There are a number of pitch options – meadow, woodland, field – and we chose the top…

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Alpine loveliness

We’re well into the second week of our Europe road trip and most of our time so far has been in picture-perfect Switzerland. We spent three nights in the mountain town of Frutigen, about half an hour from Interlaken. We were immediately seduced by the snow-topped mountains, wooden Swiss chalets and fields full of glorious alpine flowers. It was all just so totally and completely Swiss! Here are a few snapshots…

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