Archive | Cathedrals and Monasteries

Changing the world: Mainz Day 2 (1 Oct 2013)

It was another cold day when we set out to explore Mainz. It turned into a lovely sunny day after lunch, and suddenly the outdoor cafes were full, but the morning was something else. We walked through lovely old streets and squares, including Münsterplatz and Schillerstrasse, complete with his statue. Almost every town we’ve been […]

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Day tripping to Poland: Berlin Day 4 (28 Sep 2013)

For our daytrip out of Berlin, the logical thing would have been Potsdam, but we decided to go in a different direction, to the twin towns on the Oder/Odra River, Frankfurt an der Oder (59,000 people) in Germany and Słubice (17,000 people) in Poland. We left first thing as it was going to take three […]

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The Bodensee: Biberach Day 4 (19 Sep 2013)

While we kept our plans fairly loose for this Len’s-trip-down-memory-lane part of our holiday, we did want to get to the Bodensee (or, Lake Constance). Unfortunately our few days in Swabia coincided with a cold, damp spell. Thursday’s forecast was the best at 16°C albeit still with morning rain, so it was to be Bodensee […]

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