Monthly Archives: October 2005

Poland and Slovakia

We’re going to leave Bratislava, Slovakia soon.  We’re taking a train to Belgrade, Serbia (via Vienna) in a couple hours, so I have some time to talk about our few days each in Poland and Slovakia. Advertisements

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Auf Wiedersehen, Deutschland

We’re less than six hours from ending our time living in Germany.  We’ll take a night train tonight to Warsaw, then continue on to Krakow, Bratislava, Belgrade, Zagreb, Ljubljana, and Rome over the next couple weeks.  We’ll then return to … Continue reading

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Hamburg, Berlin, and Bremen

My parents left this morning after having spent a week with us.  It was great to see them, to catch up on stories, to play Pinochle with them, and to get their help carrying things back to the States.  While … Continue reading

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Things I Will (and Will Not) Miss

We’re planning to leave Hamburg in ten days, returning to the United States in a bit over a month.  Here are some of the things I will really miss when I’m home, and things I won’t miss at all.

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Fußball!!

This afternoon, Jenny and I went to our first Bundesliga game, Hamburg SV vs. VfL Wolfsburg.  Hamburg SV is one of the better teams in Germany, but we haven’t really been following them.  We’re not die-hard fans, but I wanted a … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Adventure

Since Jenny’s job finished last week, we decided to go to a nearby country we’d missed so far: Denmark.  We’d been within five miles of Denmark a couple times (in Flensberg and Sylt), but we hadn’t quite made it.  With … Continue reading

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The Future Coming Into Focus

When Jenny and I started our little adventure in Germany, we didn’t know how long we’d be here.  Six months?  Twelve months?  Indefinitely?  Now we have our answer: we will leave Hamburg in three weeks and return to St. Louis … Continue reading

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Seasons Change with the Scenery

Autumn is a definite force this far north.  We enjoyed daylight past 10pm in June, but now we have to turn the lights on before 5pm.  The leaves have started to change colors, and the temperatures have dropped sharply.  Last … Continue reading

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