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Arrived in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Arrived in Berlin

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... Checkpoint Charlie. Just a normal street now, but it still has the checkpoint station where the allies crossed over to east Germany. Here i learnt of all the standoff's and action between the two sides and how important this position actually was. ...

North of Germany, Hamborg, Germany travel blog

North of Germany

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... storm and a black cloud which wouldn't let up till we arrived at our camp site. We chose to take the autobahns from Holland to Germany to cover a bit of distance as we have to negotiate about 56,000km to get home and in the first 4 weeks we've only done ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Up early and Tina drops me off at the train station on her way to work.  The ride is long but relatively painless and I get into Berlin by mid-afternoon.  One interesting thing along the way is that the train actually pulled onto a ferry to ...

Last day! Noooo, Frankfurt, Germany travel blog

Last day! Noooo

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... being the chatterbox that I am, I find out that he has graduated from University of Michigan (yay Big 10!) and has worked in Germany for 6 months.  His English is so American and euphonious.  We go out to celebrate his taking of GMAT.  And ...

Home Alone!!, Nonnenhorn, Germany travel blog

Home Alone!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 This day Hans and Diane left for Canada to visit family and so we got up to say goodbye and Dieter took them to Frankfurt for their flight. The day was pretty crappy again and so James and I (Jackie) just went up to Sylvia and Dieter's to hang out ...

Munich, Germany, Munich, Germany travel blog

Munich, Germany

A travel blog entry by akawally

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Our long flight from Atlanta to Munich came to a close in the bitter cold of an early morning. It is funny what a flight like that does to your body. Once more, I had convinced myself that sleep IS possible within the confines of at 18" x 24" economy ...

Sport, culture & sexuality mostly on two wheels, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Sport, culture & sexuality mostly on two wheels

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... in the German national colours. We met two very interesting ladies who weren't big soccer fans at all but were fanatical about Germany winning anything. We soon sampled some of the beer and local foods, a wide choice of sausages, other meats and ...

Lunch at the monastery, Zweifalten, Germany travel blog

Lunch at the monastery

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S) Our first stop in the drive to Immendstadt. This was our first foray into Dan's amazing ability to feed us very well - a brewery by a church - genius. What a place. (C) Beer, wonderful beer.  I could sit here in the sun drinking these all ...

Making Blue in Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany travel blog

Making Blue in Erfurt

A travel blog entry by faff

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... . We stayed 2 nights with Stefan and he showed us around his city. Erfurt is the nicest little city that I have visited in Germany. We did a night walking tour where we learned a lot about the history in Erfurt, about Martin Luther and how they made the ...

Fish Heads, Stralsund, Germany travel blog

Fish Heads

A travel blog entry by faff

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Stralsund was a quiet weekend trip out of Berlin. We took a train north and were there in just over 2 hours. We stayed in a nice hostel and wandered about Stralsund for 2 days. The Altstadt is very pretty and there are many red bricked buildings which I ...

A Weekend in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany travel blog

A Weekend in Hamburg

A travel blog entry by faff

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... came up for the evening and we played a lot of kicker together. The next day we had breakfast buffet (very popular here in Germany) and met Peggy, who was a passenger with Angie and Krissi in Australia. Hamburg is perhaps a little nicer than Berlin. It ...

Munich, Germany, Munich, Germany travel blog

Munich, Germany

A travel blog entry by akawally

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Today we drove out of Italy. Our route took us back through Verona, and through some beautiful wine coutry into the Alps. We had lunch in Innsbruck, Austria, which was amazing. The city was remarkably clean and the backdrop was truly majestic. I´ll ...

Free Love, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Free Love

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... living, but don't you dare touch our traffic light guy. We then went by the Stasi Museum about the secret police of East Germany (a FREE museum as well, but all in German -- they have a book in English, but it only translates about half the displays) ...

Chris' parents visit, Prague, Krakow, Berlin and Quedlinburg, Germany travel blog

Chris' parents visit

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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***Work in progress*** please check back later for the full story. At the beginning of September Chris' parents came to visit. Having spent enough time in Amsterdam already they drove with Chris to Prague and Krakow, then back to Berlin where ...

More beer and brats, Munich, Germany travel blog

More beer and brats

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S) Our last trip to Germany this go-round. Of course nothing is easy, which was proven when Chad took the sweet rental Yaris back to the airport and I was left at the Etap hotel. And was kicked out. Germans take the whole "check out time" a lot more ...

Another flu... what the?, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Another flu... what the?

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I don't know what's going on but I've come down with ANOTHER BLOODY flu... and it couldn't have come at a worst time. This is probably my 7th flu this year, and to tell you the truth, I'm getting pretty sick and tired of it... especially when I'm in one ...

Mad King's Castles, Neuschwanstein, Germany travel blog

Mad King's Castles

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) (S) We're now on the main tourist drag in Germany. The castles. And I love it. The guy that built this one was a real nutbag, but I bet I can get a good bratwurst around here ...

3 days in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

3 days in Berlin

A travel blog entry by faff

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... furnished and with everything we need on a monthly basis. This means that we are not committing to a regular apartment which in Germany is typically unfurnished, no kitchen and minimum 3 months rent for a bond. A short-term apartment allows us to focus ...

A tiny town in central Germany, Wurzburg, Germany travel blog

A tiny town in central Germany

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... but its a small town and we got to walk around and see all of it which was good. This town has lifted my thoughts on Germany even more because its so scenic. Unfortunatly in the war it was completely flattened (in 1950's) but the palace's here have been ...

Jet Lak Hostel, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Jet Lak Hostel

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I feel as though I've returned home to a very comfy home, for the Jetlak Hostel is first class... I won't rate it as being my favourite yet because I've just arrived but my first impressions are very good. I've arrived in Berlin, and very happy to get ...

Deluxembourg 2 - Moselle magic, Trier and the Moselle Valley, Germany travel blog

Deluxembourg 2 - Moselle magic

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... River (pron. Moseller by locals in the know) and parked up in the weiner shnitzel-diggin' town of Trier, on Germany's side of the border. What a cute and interesting little place this turned out to be. The early 17th century architecture was ...

The führer and the flood., Berlin, Germany travel blog

The führer and the flood.

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... here on the road towards Potsdam and enjoyed some great german food, beer and friendly people at a local place along the road.  Germany is SO EASY to eat in. After a beautiful day of walking ALL OVER Berlin, up and down the Unter den Linden, over ...

Sara walks the Schippers, Nebelhorn, Germany travel blog

Sara walks the Schippers

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S) Today, I decided to take the Schippers for a walk. Or rather they tolerated me tagging along. It had just snowed on top so we couldn't hike up there, but we took the tram down two stops and hiked back down from there. Chad, being the complete ...

My day off..., Berlin, Germany travel blog

My day off...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... .  The outdoor picnic tables filled up fast during the first match as people prepared for the late game which featured a Germany victory over Poland.  I enjoyed large beers and sausages until I couldn't eat anymore, at which point we headed to ...

East Side Gallery, Berlin, Germany travel blog

East Side Gallery

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... jumped on the metro across town to one of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall called the East Side Gallery. The Gallery was painted after the fall of the Wall and as has happened pretty much the entire time we've been in Germany, it ...

Grand Gothic on the Rhine, Köln, Germany travel blog

Grand Gothic on the Rhine

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... band doing the bar crawl along the river would have been fun - but autobahns and oompa barcrawls do not mix. (S) Ahhh...back to Germany for a fly by of the Koln Cathedral. It's kinda one of those must-do's, so we did. However, the 3 billion ...

Munich, Munich, Germany travel blog

Munich

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... expected a "concrete jungle", but have seen so much more.  Munich is said to be the cultural capital of Germany as it is full of intense history, beautifully gabled churches, countless massive "piazza" type places (called platzes ...

Volksschädlinge, Frankfurt, Germany travel blog

Volksschädlinge

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... in touch since then through email and mutual blog following. She writes fantastically. So, as my path was passing through Germany, I thought it only appropriate to let Tammi in on the BIG SURPRISE. After a long walk through the streets of ...

Following the locals lead, Munich, Germany travel blog

Following the locals lead

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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· Munich, Bavaria, Germany · GMT +1:00hrs Entry to ...

German Autobahns, Fussen, Germany travel blog

German Autobahns

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... getting a Brazilian VISA. A quick u-turn and a polite wave to the only border guard had us flying straight back into Germany. Phew! Driving further through all the road works (almost every road we drove on Germany had some road works going on, it ...

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