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2008 January

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Entries from January 2008

The Eye

January 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Make no mistake: this is one big ferris wheel.

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Prague

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

View of Prague Castle from the St. Charles bridge after a fresh snow.

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Home!

January 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

It was certainly an amazing trip! We traveled almost 15,000 miles over two weeks. Among the modes of transportation:– 4 Flights– 9 London Underground rides– 13 Munich U-Bahn rides– National train through England– Coach through Germany, Austria and Czech Republic– Horse and Carriage– Funicular in Salzburg– Countless escalators and elevators!– Numerous shuttle buses– London and […]

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

January 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

On a cold gray day in the Munich area, we spent a couple hours visiting the Dachau Concentration Camp. It was a chilling and somber experience, but also very interesting.

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Candles Details

January 9th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s 1:30am here in Munich and we’ve just had a fine meal with everyone involved in the tour – the whole gang leaves tomorrow and we’ll stay on an extra day to visit the Dachau Concentration camp later today. I’m siting here in the hotel with a nice cold bier, compliments of Tim and it’s […]

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The Hotel Eingang!

January 9th, 2008 · No Comments

This is a story that happened a couple days ago but deserves its own entry. My cousin Ron left our hotel in Salzburg to do a bit of exploring and pickup some supplies such as softdrinks, etc. On the way out the door he noted what he thought was the name of the hotel: The […]

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Munich

January 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Today we returned to Munich and had a great day drinking at the Hofbrauhaus – fantastic Dunkel (dark beer)! Conor and Jack and I then spent the afternoon climbing Church and Glockespiel towers – 660 steps on one of them!

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Pilgrimage to Gebenbach, Germany

January 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Today we traveled from the scary but dramatic world of Prague to the idyllic farming village of Gebenbach, the home of my Great Great Grandparents. We were greeted enthusiastically by our relatives and then taken to the tiny chapel next to the farm house in which both of my great great grandparents left a candle […]

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Prague

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Today we explored Prague during their first snowstorm of the year! Our intrepid group set out for a walking tour of Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge. The weather was COLD AND SNOWY – but we pressed on. During the previous eveing, my sister and her famiy were swindled out of about $100 US dollars […]

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Cesky Krumlov

January 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is the small village of Cesky Krumlov – we stopped here for a few hours on the way to Prague. Late in te afternoon we arrived in Prague, took a brief bus tour around the city and then checked into the beautiful old hotel – the Union Praha – a gorgeous old word buiding. […]

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Feigling

January 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Feigling is an evil concoction sold in many bars here – you bang the bottle on the table until it turns cloudy, then put the cap on your nose until you drink it.

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Salzburg

January 4th, 2008 · No Comments

We’ve been in Salzburg for the past day and a half – this is one of the most BEAUTIFUL towns I’ve ever seen!

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Munich

January 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

We arrived in Munich last night and joined up with the rest of the family – had a rowdy dinner out and then hit a small neighborhood tavern – it’s on!

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New Years Eve

January 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment

We had a fabulous New Years Eve in Lyddington! Drinks and nibbles at Jax and Buzz’s place then back to Roger’s where he cooked an incredible Beef Wellington – which we ate at 12:30am! Today we spent an afternoon at the pub and our last evening here in England will be spent with friends coming […]

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