Tag Archives: Europe

Ferry to Denmark

A Continuing Adventure So we arrived in Hamburg in Germany, and checked into our hotel. We knew we needed to go to Copenhagen on Sunday, because we had a hotel reservation, so we went to the train station to get … Continue reading

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Take the last train from Strasbourg…

And I’ll meet you at the station. Yeah, I don’t think those are the actual words. Nevertheless, on Monday we went to Strasbourg, and we took the train. It’s maybe 40 miles as the crow flies from Freiburg in Germany … Continue reading

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Freiburg Day Off

The idea was to spend some time in Germany, which we had never visited before. And we had a few weeks to spare. I figured some out of the way places, and Barbara was keen seeing the Black Forest region. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Surprise

Took the train to Amsterdam. Got daring. Engaged my GPS tracker and was impressed. The train was going 100 mph. Eat your heart out Giacomo Agostini. I knew The Netherlands was flat country, and low. Altitude showed four feet above … Continue reading

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Brussels Photo Gallery

My thinking was Brussels would be like going to Dallas, but flatter. It turns out Dallas needs to loosen up if it’s going to challenge Brussels for excitement. Here are some photos collected one day during a walk about. Buying … Continue reading

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Trouble in the City

I always pictured Brussels to be a laid back, lowlands town. Who would have known there was that much excitement going on? Walking around the streets, checking out the shops, grabbing a beer and some food, the place was definitely … Continue reading

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5 Rue Ranfer de Bretenière

We stayed four weeks in France, booking three different vacation rentals through VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner). The last was 5 Rue Ranfer de Bretenière in Dijon. Being new to the whole business, we found the process to involve some adventure. … Continue reading

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