Category Archives: Europe

Europe and its racial and religious problems

In 2005, I spent a summer working on an archaeological dig in Tuscany near Siena – perhaps one of the best summers of my life…the food, the weather, the cigarettes, OK definitely not the cigarettes. I went to the Palio … Continue reading

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What is this?

I think it is a hotdog in miso soup. Saw this advertisement in the u-bahn station…

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Berlin Day Two

Our second day we slept in and then made our way to the Brandenburg Gate and Unter der Linden. We spent the better part of two hours at the Kennedy Museum right near the gate. It was a pretty amazing … Continue reading

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Berlin – first experiences

Berlin is a fascinating city. We were right to spend four full days here. A quick 2.80 euro rail ride and we were in the city and at our destination near Alexanderplatz. This area of Berlin is known for its … Continue reading

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I should have brought my laptop to Berlin

because it is just way to difficult to type posts on an itouch. A quick update that doesn’t do the travel experience justice. We spent our last day in London walking around a bit more. Fortunately had met up with … Continue reading

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It’s going to be 78 degrees today…

Regent’s, here we come. I bought Rory Stewart’s Places In Between and can’t think of a better book to indulge in on a day like today. I guess I should have started with Prince of the Marshes…but oh well. Order … Continue reading

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London – Day two

Today, joined by one of our hosts Dom, we made our way down to the strand. I wanted to take Julia to the original Twinings tea shop but we couldn’t find it and we sure it was a victim of … Continue reading

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