Tag Archives: WW2

Normandy: Breakfast on the Beach, and Courseulles-sur-Mer

Waking up in a parking lot – even a nice one – is a strange way to start a day. We had managed to sleep pretty well however, mostly because the drive had totally tuckered us out. I had arranged … Continue reading

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A Belgian Day-Trip: Remouchamps and Bastogne

A few weeks ago (read: October) Svenja and I wanted to get away from Trier for a day, so we headed off to the Caves of Remouchamps in Belgium.

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Treptower Park

Berlin’s Treptower Park can be found off in forgotten corner of the city next to an industrial estate, bordered on the one side by the Spree River, and on the other by the contentious neighbourhood of Neukölln. Today the park … Continue reading

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A Day Trip to Dresden

While in Leipzig we took advantage of Dresden’s proximity and went on a short day trip with the German Club from Southampton. Despite the bitter cold – and it was, indeed, glacial – we greatly enjoyed ourselves. An impressive city, … Continue reading

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Universitätstadt Göttingen

In contrast to Kassel, Göttingen’s relatively small nature allowed it to avoid bombing. Because of this you can still see many half-timbered and pre-Baroque houses in the city core. Today people know Göttingen more for its university than anything else: … Continue reading

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