1st Harwell (St. Matthew's) Scout Group Blog

Blog 3: Filip’s house and scout camp site

Blog 3: Filip’s house and scout camp site

Hi parents! After a hot morning packing the vans we left for Filip’s house, which was just outside Zagreb. A short(ish) drive meant that we arrived at the meeting place at about 4:30, but...

Blog 2: Budapest and SOS Children’s Villages

Blog 2: Budapest and SOS Children’s Villages

Hi parents! After a toasty drive from Prague, we arrived in Budapest to find yet more traffic! However, after a small delay we arrived at the campsite just before sunset. This campsite did provide...

Blog 1: Harwell to Prague

Blog 1: Harwell to Prague

Hi parents! We left Harwell and had an eventful start to our epic road trip when heavy traffic caused us to miss our ferry, but thankfully we got on the next one and it...

Harwell Feast Weekend 2013

Harwell Feast Weekend 2013

Cycle 2 PragueSaturday 25th May at 0900 until Monday 27th May at 1530 1400km 55.5 hours non-stop 2 bikes Come along and support us at the Harwell Recreation Ground over the weekend. Follow us...

Summer Expedition 2013 Plans

Summer Expedition 2013 Plans

The Explorer Section from 1st Harwell are off to Eastern Europe this summer for two weeks touring around the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. They will be spending some time in...

Europe 2011 – Blog #3 from the Explorers

Europe 2011 – Blog #3 from the Explorers

Wagwan Parents! Our final night drive from Zagreb to Paderborn was 16hours long and a very hard drive for our drivers especially when security at the Austria/Slovenia border gave us a cheeky €150 fine...

Europe 2011 – Blog #2 from the Explorers

Europe 2011 – Blog #2 from the Explorers

Note from George: Photos to follow soon.. Hello Mums and Dads, After a drive across Italy we got to the site in Venice, It was a great camp site! Had amazing showers as we...

Europe 2011 – Blog #1 from the Explorers

Hello (wagwan) parents! After 28 hours of travel, lots of drinking water, stops and singing (but not much sleep) plus getting stuck in a Switzerland traffic jam (worst places to get stuck than the...

28 hours of fun…

28 hours of fun…

After leaving the Church Hall at 1430 on Saturday, we finally arrived at Camping La Tartufaia, near Bergamo at about 1800 on Sunday. We got our site set up and settled in for 4...