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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 2 – Leipzig

I was impressed.  In the interest of maximizing our time in Leipzig, I had reserved seats on the ICE train which departed Hamburg at 6:30 AM.  Given the amount of walking and fairly late night we had had before, I … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 6: Takayama

The train from Hida-Furukawa to Takayama only took about 15 minutes and is essentially going from one end of a valley to the other, so the ride in and of itself wasn’t overly impressive. Once at the Takayama station, it … Continue reading

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Lunch at Tsukiji

One of the more famous areas of Tokyo is the Tsukiji market, often considered to be the largest wholesale fish market in the world. In addition to this market, there is also a wholesale fruit and veg market, restaurants, and … Continue reading

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All in good time, even for foxes

I recently had a fox in my garden. My sister had stopped by and was out working in it when she noticed some movement on the other side of the garden from where she was. She looked over and noticed … Continue reading

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