Category: Germany

Road trip to the lovely Rhine

“The castled crag of Drachenfels Frowns o’er the wide and winding Rhine, Whose breast of waters broadly swells Between the banks which bear the vine, And hills all rich with blossom’d trees, And fields which promise corn and wine, And scatter’d cities crowning these, Whose far white walls along them shine,   Have strew’d a

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Berlin highlights

Summer of 2015.  We travelled by train (about 6 hours from Groningen) to Berlin.  It was middle of summer and Berlin was pleasantly warmer than Groningen – perfect weather for exploring the city.  Our first stop, the Berlin wall – and the sad message written on a surviving section of the wall.  When the wall

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