I wouldn't say we are staying in the ritz, or even a travelodge but the place we found was reasonable and clean enough. Imagine a hostel but slightly better. Anyway we are settled for the night in Magdeberg, Germany. Just having a wonder around the town then hitting the sack. We've also heard from Steve and Ian, who have just hit the German border, so they may make it to us tonight; if they don't they'll at least be near enough to catch us up tomorrow.