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Today I bus to Frankfurt. I've been there before a long time ago when I worked for Penguins doing the book fair. I'd seen a little of the city then but it has grown in stature since and is more of a financial hub. It laden with foreigners it's not unlikeable though and has a lively atmosphere. Like Berlin there are some amazing smells around the city but also like ...
... the good housewife that I am, (and because I signed us up for German lessons, which started the evening before and left Brandon no time to make) I was entrusted with making the ever-so-important thing that you must take into your office on your birthday. Another thing not sold in Germany's grocery stores, at least that I could find? Shortening. Then comes the title of the post, my weak attempt at asking the woman in the grocery store if they have corn starch? Turns out it ...
... some were shot on sight, and some prisoners executed. War is a dirty business.
There is a pretty good museum at Baugnez where I spent two hours looking at various exhibits and a video presentation of the surrounding events. It was a sobering reminder of the baseness of human nature.
After the war, officers involved were tried and quite a few sentenced to death, although the sentences were never carried out, ...
... for sale. They have winters of -25 to -35. Each person makes 1 part of the clock. At this spot we ate Black Forest cake for lunch. It was made from chocolate sponge, so was very light! (Forget about the cream used in it!) Passed a couple of fields of gladiolus and sun flowers near the roadside where you can pick them yourself and leave money in a tin. We then followed the Rhine Valley north past the ...
... the longest pedestrian shopping mall in Germany. What a delight! We wandered into the most gorgeous shop selling authentic German Christmas decorations and we couldn't leave until we had bought something to remember this delightful place. In another shop filled with customers, Raymond bought a version of a 'snowball', an edible sweet pastry modeled on a medieval snack. It was large, sweet and filling, in true German style! Again, more time spent here would have been appreciated.