Category Archives: hiking

Kloster Andechs: Beer, Schweinshaxe, and a Bavarian Monastery

Travellers finding themselves tiring of Munich’s metropolitan hubbub would do well to consider a day-trip out to the scenic Andech Monastery of Kloster Andechs. From Munich itself you can travel with the local train service to the town of Herrsching, … Continue reading

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Veronika, der Lenz ist da!

It would seem that with the beginning of March that spring, that gleichzeitig glorious and finicky time of year, has finally called in here in Trier. Last week several of us assistants capitalized on the first sunny day of the … Continue reading

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Ein schönes und fröhes neues!

Happy New Year! It’s been over a week now since my return to Trier and already the day to day rhythm has taken hold. Over the holidays I was lucky enough to fly back to Canada. The day after getting … Continue reading

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Of Pigs and Sunshine

Things have been fairly quiet since returning from Baden-Württemberg last week. I took over a total of three classes this last week as substitute teacher, and all went wonderfully – I even taught the one Year 7 class to sing … Continue reading

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