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Late-Summer / Early-Fall Vacation 2017: At the Darss!

A small artwork I found at the „Weststrand“ (west beach) near Ahrenshoop. All pics by Franzi. It’s already one long week ago since we came back from our vacation at the Bay of Barth at the Darss. It was such a relaxing time: With lots of books, ice-cream, delicious meals, day trips – and even …

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What Are You Looking Forward To This Summer?

Pic by Franzi. I asked my pals: „What are you looking forward to this summer?“ Surprisingly, their answers turned out quite variable – from gardening, hiking tours, mild nights or going to festivals. What would I answer? Spending time with those wonderful people, of course (and enjoying the brightness of warm lazy summer days). Here …

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Panzanella!

Pic by Franzi. Here comes one of the many dishes we prepared during the last two weeks on our summer vacations. This one is an Italian classic: Panzanella! It’s easy to prepare (but needs some time to marinate) and tastes like a day in Tuscany! Recipe: Serves 4. Ingredients: 2 loaves of one day old …

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Maritime Living!

One cup for me & one for him :). Pic by Franzi. Since I am on vacation at the Baltic Sea, the inventory of my wardrobe has to pause for two weeks. But here are also some beautiful looking things arround: Yesterday we shopped those two hand-made maritime cups in this little shop. …Two souvenirs, …

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Summer Vacations 2016: The first Days at the Baltic Sea!

The stormy coastline in Zingst.. All pics by Franzi. Our summer vacations 2016 just started. Friday we drove to the Baltic Sea. Here we are staying in Barth and plan to have lots of sun (or maybe stormy) baths at the beach in Zingst. Yesterday we were at the isle of Rügen with its rough …

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Why I Love Hamburg: Planten un Blomen’s Water-Light Concerts!

The illuminated fountains! All Pics by Franzi. Hamburg’s biggest park has the funny name Planten un Blomen („plants and blooms“). During the summer months there’s a nightly fountain show, playing with light and music, the Wasserlichtkonzerte (water-light concerts)! It’s absolutely worth to watch (and hear). I attended it for the first time last week and …

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