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1. Leipzig, or at least the small market in the train station, does not lock up its instant coffee. 2. I have spotted decaf at a restaurant and for the coffeemaker in our hotel room. So occasionally it exists. 3. Our hot...
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Okay, we wandered around Warsaw for a couple of days. Um. Pointy! R2D2 wannabe Probably moving too slowly to actually engulf you. And Don't look now, but there's a hole in your building Wait, you can open these windows?? ...
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Krakow is in some ways unexpected. A couple of blocks from our hotel is Stary Kleparz, the oldest continuing market in Krakow. The Kleparz region dates from the eleventh century, and the market from the fourteenth. It fills...
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Step 3: Our driver knocked on the door, introduced himself, and explained what we were doing. And just like that, we found cousins! Assorted comparing of notes, and we established that we were meeting with Dave's second cou...
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That is massively cool, Paula.
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I've never seen gabions used as benches before. They don't look very comfortable, but water runs through them quite well.
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We have sailed up the Rhine all day, stopping in Koblenz, sailing past the Lorelie, and docking this evening in Rudesheim . Koblenz had very steep roofs, sometimes two or three stories worth, leading to impressive rows of ...
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How wonderful! Have you been trying the wine?
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Big, modern, "vibrant". Big. The new hauptbahnhof (main train station) shows some of what can be done when a city is bisected by no-mans-land, and then isn't. Mostly you can tell where the wall was because of all the shiny...
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Our trip included Vienna, so it's hardly surprising that there has been a lot of coffee around. ("Starbucks comes to show us how to make coffee? We had the first coffee place in the sixteenth century!" said a Viennese guide...
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No, I can't pronounce it either. I have been pursuing Matuszek genealogy at a sort of background level for years. Since we knew we were going to Poland, I poked a bit more. We know Dave's grandfather emigrated from "ar...
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I don't quite seem to have the hang of blogging... Brief , largely uninteresting, summary of where we've been: Vienna was wonderful. Lovely apartment on the Danube, which my brother located on VRBO. Gorgeous city. St. S...
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Internet has been iffy for a while, so these will be some random comments as I think of them. We are sailing up the Main river. It has locks. MANY locks, From the Rhine to the Rhine/Main/Danube canal, there are 34 locks. ...
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Give our regards to the Rhein maidens.
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