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Das ist Berlin

Berlin is the familiar, now, and no matter when it makes itself a place in my summer holiday, it is a welcome thing. For me, the beaches of Naxos and Corfu have their appeal, but I would leave them in … Continue reading

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Impressions of Vienna, Austria

Vienna is a beautiful city. What else is one supposed to say? It’s true, after all. The architecture of the flats and churches alike is enough to occupy me for days. In fact, I spent three days walking the city, … Continue reading

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Slow Travel in Berlin

There are a few different categories of holiday travel to choose from. For the sightseeing tourist, of which I am one upon first visits to new cities and countries, there’s one sort. For the slower, more relaxed visitor – one … Continue reading

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Red-Light Urinals

Yesterday, after going on about taking a rest day, taking it easy on my busted knee (meniscus), avoiding the rain – all of that – I decided to go on a walk that turned out to be of the 6-mile, … Continue reading

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Walking the Dam

I walked a lot today. I love the feeling I get from long walks. And one really gets to know one’s backpack on multi-mile jaunts through a crowded city. I get to know it’s weight, its dimensions, and its stressors. … Continue reading

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