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Riding Along On Your Push Bike Honey, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Riding Along On Your Push Bike Honey

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Today in sunny Krakow we decided to just bum around and not really do much. We caught the local train out to the airport and got our cheap Ryanair flight over to Berlin. Arriving at some airfield in the middle of nowhere yet again we worked out the ...

The Romantic Road - part I, Wurzburg, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road - part I

A travel blog entry by zento

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... palace.  It is worth noting that most of the palace was destroyed during the Second World War when British bombers hit Germany.  Thankfully, or should I say miraculously, the priceless frescos of the palace were salvaged and after 20 million euros of ...

Munchen (munich) we knew we were in germany ..., Munich, Bamberg, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Munchen (munich) we knew we were in germany ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... BAMBERG Bamberg avoided being bombed during the wars, and a stop here was recommended to us by a German girl as "proof that Germany was once an attractive place... before the postwar architects got their hands on it." If only Paul had thought to get ...

The Romantic Road - part IV, Steingaden, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road - part IV

A travel blog entry by zento

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The next day did not show any improvement in the weather as we walked out to an icy, crisp morning.  Rushing towards the car after checking out of the hotel, our breaths trailed off into dense white clouds, and our cheeks and noses flushed bright ...

And the Oscar Goes To..., Cologne, Germany travel blog

And the Oscar Goes To...

A travel blog entry by petrest

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the moment you've all been waiting for. We promised you this back in December, and after some minor delays, we deliver as promised. I smell Oscar. I really felt like I got INTO this character. I thought to myself, "Now if I ...

Good Samaritans, Cologne, Germany travel blog

Good Samaritans

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... our trip home to see family and friends in January, Steve and I had to take flights from different airports. Because Steve left for Germany a week before me, he flew into Cologne. I on the other hand, had to fly into Dusseldorf (which is about 30 miles ...

There's My Boat!, Cologne, Germany travel blog

There's My Boat!

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... approached Lynn. He spoke very little English, but very kindly said to him, "I need ticket to boat." Having only been in Germany for fifteen minutes, it was no surprise that Lynn could provide little guidance. So he pointed him in my direction and ...

Shopping and Blogging and Planning...Boring, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Shopping and Blogging and Planning...Boring

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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While Jackie was working on the computer I figured I'd find a place to get my haircut. I asked at the front desk where the cheapest place would be and his directions turned out to be very bad, I happened to stumble on one as I was on my way back to the ...

Fish Bones, Cologne, Germany travel blog

Fish Bones

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... good to know. In spite of his attempts to reassure me, I've now had two traumatic experiences with these creatures of the sea. From fish guts to fish bones...I doubt I will ever be eating fish in Germany (or anywhere else for that matter) anytime ...

What's Up Doc?- Part III - From Band-Aids to EKG's, Cologne, Germany travel blog

What's Up Doc?- Part III - From Band-Aids to EKG's

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... I looked over my shoulder to see what was going on, Iris was standing there with a three-inch tube full of blood. Apparently in Germany, they draw blood from your earlobe. After I got over the initial shock of feeling like I just had part of my ear ...

Sounds of Cologne, Cologne, Germany travel blog

Sounds of Cologne

A travel blog entry by petrest

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(Originally Written December 4, 2007) After walking around Cologne for the past few weeks, I've become quite enamoured with the many different sounds I've heard coming from within the city. Many of them are not much different from the sounds you ...

An Escapade to Asian Gardens, Bremen, Germany travel blog

An Escapade to Asian Gardens

A travel blog entry by zento

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... would be in the Himalayas to bless the countryside. It certainly was a strange sight for a botanical garden in Northern Germany, and we were instantly intrigued about what other surprises were hidden around here. We entered the visitor's center ...

First Impressions of Cologne, Cologne, Germany travel blog

First Impressions of Cologne

A travel blog entry by petrest

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This morning we took the train from Dusseldorf to Cologne.  What an awesome experience that was!  It was the first time that I have ever been on a train and it was the coolest thing.  For 9.20EU, both of us could take the train and not ...

Inge und Gerhard's Goldene Hochzeit, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Inge und Gerhard's Goldene Hochzeit

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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Heute sind Studentenverbindungen eigentlich out. Vor 50 Jahren war das wohl noch ganz anders. Und irgendwie sind Petra und ich dafuer dann auch dankbar. Denn sonst haette es uns beide wohl nicht gegeben und ihr muesstet diesen BLOG nicht lesen. Falls das ...

Munchen :o), Munich, Germany travel blog

Munchen :o)

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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Here we find ourselve's in Munich (or "Muchen" as its actually spelt) and what better to write this entry other than on a... yep a train (to Neuschwanstein castle that will be in my next entry). When we first rocked up in Munich it was late arvo and for ...

Umbrellas and Busy Streets, Cologne, Germany travel blog

Umbrellas and Busy Streets

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... ended up being quite the learning experience for me.  In the future, I will always bring an umbrella when I go outside because in Germany you never know when it is going to rain.  I will always bring a map with me because you never know when ...

Schwein und wein, Hamburg, Germany travel blog

Schwein und wein

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Who looks the ...

Our Digs, Cologne, Germany travel blog

Our Digs

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... that's the standard line all ex-pats get so they think their apartment is better than it is... So, here concludes the tour of Casa De Petre (or, since we're in Germany, Petreplatz).  Please wait until the tram has stopped completely before ...

If Only We Were At Walmart, Cologne, Germany travel blog

If Only We Were At Walmart

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... of trial and error, we soon figured out that in order to break the carts loose, you hard to insert a coin. That's right...in Germany you have to "rent" a shopping cart before you can even begin to shop. So we inserted our .50EU (which is about the ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by yah27

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I had the highest expectations of Berlin due to raving reviews from fellow travelers, and it certainly did not disappoint.  My travel in Berlin began with visiting the sachsenhausen concentration camp.  The camp does a superb job of ...

Booking Our Train, the Mall, and Blog Work, Nonnenhorn, Germany travel blog

Booking Our Train, the Mall, and Blog Work

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... all over them, we were no exception, gross. After the torturous ride the rest of the trip went smoothly and we made it back to our Germany home. We were still in the beach mood so that afternoon we slept and read in the sun by the lake and went for a ...

Hamburg, Germany, Hamburg, Germany travel blog

Hamburg, Germany

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... I visited Hamburg for couple of reasons. Before I begin though, I must come clean and say I was bit skeptical about Germany. I honestly didn't know what to expect due to Germany's tragic past, but today's Germany is forward-looking country with heavy ...

The Other White Meat, Cologne, Germany travel blog

The Other White Meat

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... I ate the small piece Steve gave me and tried really hard not to appear greedy when all I wanted was more! We've been in Germany for almost two months now and when we are not eating pizza or pasta, I am ordering wienerschniztel and fries. For a person ...

Missed the connection, Munich, Germany travel blog

Missed the connection

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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We were a little over two hours late leaving JFK and had a 55 minute layover in Munich before our connection to Ankara. Needless to say, we didn't make it. Business is apparently quite good for the airlines at present because nearly everything was ...

Culture Shock, Cologne, Germany travel blog

Culture Shock

A travel blog entry by petrest

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The first full day in Cologne I was too busy taking in the sights and sounds to really experience the full effects of being away from home. Even yesterday at the horse races, I still felt a strange familiarity of being at home because we were in an ...

Our humble Bavarian hunting lodge., Immenstadt, Germany travel blog

Our humble Bavarian hunting lodge.

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S). Our wonderful home for a week. Annaliese is a long-time friend of Karl's dad's and she owns this house. Her dad built it and she has lived in it her whole life. Sadly, she gave up skiing a few years ago (she's about 89) and has sold Hochreute ...

Munchen, Munich, Germany travel blog

Munchen

A travel blog entry by yah27

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Greece-y Turkies and a dessert of Berliners, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Greece-y Turkies and a dessert of Berliners

A travel blog entry by sarah

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High on jet-fuel-strength Turkish coffee and probably legally intoxicated from the sugar overdose of 2 pounds of Turkish delight, we devised a whirlwind travel plan for the two weeks left before meeting my younger sister in Barcelona. Libby, who is tall, ...

Bear - Love Parade = Berlin 2004, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Bear - Love Parade = Berlin 2004

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... beat Portugal, much to most of Germany´s delight. There are some really cool things about Berlin. Actually they probably apply all over Germany, but being the awesome city it is they just seem even better in Berlin (or so I think). For example, you ...

History Class in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

History Class in Berlin

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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The next day we were up at 8am (crazy for us! haha) but only because it was so hot in the room we couldn't sleep. The best part about the hostel is that breakfast is included and they have bread, buns, cheese, meat, veggies, cereal, and yoghurt and also ...

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