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Statue in Paris – close to the Sacré-Coeur

This is the statue of the chevalier Lefebvre de la Barre, a young Frenchman,  tortured and beheaded because he refused to take off his hat to honor a religious procession. I came across this statue on our trip to Paris a few months back. … Continue reading

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Statue of General de Gaulle in Paris

A characteristic representation of the great war hero and former president of France.

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Another pic from our trip in the UK

Picture: The UK and dogs. Or dogs vs. the UK. Or our Buddy in the UK :-)  The number of dogs and dog owners is obviously on the rise in the UK – even we noted a big increase in … Continue reading

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Guess what I found at Frankfurt airport!

Amazing to see how even benign objects can evolve. I snapped this picture of a new type of urinal at Frankfurt airport. From the look of it, two visitors can use this in parallel.

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Visit to Berlin – a quick trip but splendid weather #mustsee

Great to visit Berlin again. A lot has changed since the fall of the wall. Above you can see Checkpoint Charley, now a major tourist attraction. Back then when eastern Germany was still a communist dictatorship, I never crossed into … Continue reading

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Our trip to Lago Maggiore in northern Italy

We only went for four days, but it feels like four weeks! Many impressions and beautiful sites. We saw a happy family – the parents just got married. They had their pictures taken on the shore of the Lago Maggiore, … Continue reading

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Photos from our visit to Varese, Italy

We had a couple of days for a trip to northern Italy, and we decided to stay close to the Lago Maggiore. You can click on the photos to learn more about Varese, the town that we visited. We had an … Continue reading

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