Monthly Archives: August 2013

Frankfurt

No, of course that isn’t a picture of Frankfurt – isn’t it great? Wile I was waiting at the station in Quedlinburg this morning to catch my train, this gorgeous old steam engine chugged into the depot to take on … Continue reading

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Interesting day

Don’t you just love the word “interesting?” No, it wasn’t a fabulous day and it wasn’t a dud. It was just plain interesting. I went with Plan B today, or was it C or D? Rather than get Ll complicated … Continue reading

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Quedlinburg

Be prepared! I am about to gush – to launch into a full-scale hyperbole attack! I am about to swoon. Why, you ask? Why? Did you look at that photo? If that doesn’t do it for you, how about this … Continue reading

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Koeln (Cologne)

So there’s one I can seriously tick off my bucket list. Actually, I hate that term. Let’s call it my to-do list. I have wanted to see the Koelner Dom for decades. I didn’t have to wait for long. I … Continue reading

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Hiking in Saas Fee

It’s such a different landscape here. So close to the Berne Oberland, yet it could be the moon. It’s wilder here – much wilder. And high. I read that Saas Fee has a micro climate that gives it the highest … Continue reading

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Food and men

There, I bet that heading got your attention! First, I want you to notice that not once have I talked about food on this trip. It just occurred to me that this was a terrible undersight (certainly I was not … Continue reading

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Saas Fee

I’m beginning to get the lay of the land. This is an immensely differ landscape from what I have seen so far. It’s much wilder than the rest of the alps. Fewer cowbells, more glaciers, waterfalls and impressive gorges. Oh … Continue reading

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