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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 8 – Munich

We started off the next morning with a bit of a bittersweet moment; my oldest niece was departing our tour and catching a train to Amsterdam for the next phase of her journey.  My friend and I took her to … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 4 – Adventures in Transportation

I realized the night before that I hadn’t made reservations for the day’s train journey, but wasn’t overly concerned as I figured that a late morning train on a Monday would not be overly crowded. As we drove to the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 3 – Coburg

Having previously mainly arrived at Coburg on local trains from Bamberg, it was very novel to step out of the ICE right where we were going to.  Even better, my friend who had invited us to stay with him was … Continue reading

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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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You can sometimes go back – returning to Hamburg after 23 years

In the summer of 1995 I completed a study abroad year at the Universität Hamburg. I recall crossing the Elbe the last time and feeling a sense of relief at leaving the city behind me as I headed south in … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – The Return of the Streetcar

After many years of watching the construction and training process, the latest version of Tucson’s streetcar history officially began operations today. Like many cities, Tucson had a system of streetcars and local trains prior to the rise of the automobile … Continue reading

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A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 10: Departure

This is part 10 of what is intended to be a collection of overview reports on living in Tokyo by someone who is here for longer than a short stay but shorter than a long stay. Hopefully they will be … Continue reading

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