Monthly Archives: January 2014

Hamburg! What a great town!

Over the MLK, Jr. holiday, we took a train up to Hamburg.  This was our third visit to the city and we’ve concluded that this is a great place, even in the middle of winter.  It’s windy and cold, but … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning in Biebrich

We are so fortunate to have our own neighborhood palace within a 30 minute walk from our home in Wiesbaden.  This is the Biebrich Schloss or Palace and its construction began in 1688, when Count Georg August Samuel of Nassau-Idstein, … Continue reading

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Schwetzingen: Asparagus and Schloss

Schwetzingen is famous for two things: its asparagus and its Schloss.  Other towns, like nearby Bruchsal, may boast of being #1 in asparagus production but Schwetzingen certainly has the bigger asparagus festival, held every May.  The artwork shown here is … Continue reading

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First trip of 2014: Regensburg

  Imperial Crest The Diet Chamber This weekend we went to the Bavarian city of Regensburg.  Regensburg is often overlooked in guidebooks or little attention is given to it.  That’s a shame because this medieval town is one of the … Continue reading

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