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Metro Day

Debbie in the midst of a cold and not moving too fast so we plan a day on the metro. There are some things too far to walk to, like most of this city, so we work out a route … Continue reading

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Stuff and Berlin

Everywhere we go both Denmark and Germany, except Dessau???, we see kids on field trips. Learning out of the school. Seeing what the world has to offer. And from what I can make they are not just one or two … Continue reading

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In Search of Modern

In my humble opinion the Bauhaus and it off shoots are the root of all things ‘modern’. In the years from 1919 to 1933 the school developed a language for design of the future. The language has ebbed and flowed, … Continue reading

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The Bauhaus Trail

For a long time I have wanted to go on this pilgrimage to follow the trail of the early 20th century design school, the Bauhaus. After a ride on the ICE train from Munich we arrive in Weimar at about … Continue reading

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King Ludwig

The general consensus is that King Ludwig was crazy. In the mid to late 19th century he set about to build three different opulent castles. The best know of the three is the one Walt Disney copied with the Fantasyland … Continue reading

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Day 2 in Munchen

We found where all the tourists hang out. Yesterday we did encounter a few travelers moving in groups headed by tour guides as they wandered up to the cities sites or a few random folk at the galleries we stopped … Continue reading

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1,2,3 Munich

Copenhagen is not really busy at 4.30am. How do we know, you ask? Well, it is because we, on our very own, booked a flight from Copenhagen to Munich leaving at 7.30am so we needed to be at the train … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

Last day in this run of Denmark’s biggest city. There are a few things we haven’t had time to do so this is a clean up day. Two galleries that are on our list do not open until noon and … Continue reading

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Walking Copenhagen

Today is a day of hurt. We aren’t on our bikes but we have decided to walk as most of the things we want to see today are close enough. The last 3 weeks we have supported our body weight … Continue reading

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Over the Bridge

We can’t ride across the bridge that joins Fyn to Sjaelland. It’s not just us, bikes are not allowed on the bridge at all. So in order to avoid a several hundred kilometer detour we hop on a train in … Continue reading

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