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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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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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Chartres Round Trip

We were there 20 years ago, but I didn’t have the digital Canon then. We figured it was time to go back for another day trip. The RATP leaves out of the Montparnasse station, about five blocks from where we … Continue reading

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Maria Zambrano de Málaga

Goodbye Córdoba, hello Málaga. But first a train ride. It was cool and rainy in Córdoba. Supposed to be warm and sunny in Málaga. Except throughout the ride it was mostly overcast and foggy. We were last in Málaga nine years ago, but … Continue reading

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Dancing With Disaster

Tarragona is a short train ride down the coast from Barcelona, and for that reason we were unable to purchase tickets in advance. So we checked out of our hotel as close to noon as possible and headed for the … Continue reading

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Trains And Planes And Crawly Things

This is the fifth of the series on vacation travel. The first four installments hashed through travails of newbies in a strange land. We figured that once we got things straightened out our travel adventures would wind down. Not quite. Initially we … Continue reading

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