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travel review from Apache Junction, Arizona
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This monument is dedicated to Jacob Waltz who claimed in 1891 to have found the richest vein of gold anywhere and had a few pieces to prove it. The gold was of the highest quality and if Waltz's claims of …
travel review from Nashville, Indiana
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The Big Woods Brewing Company started in Nashville and expanded into a pizzeria, a place in Bloomington, and a place in Franklin (coming in April 2017). They serve handcrafted beer with at least 8 styles on tap at any time. …
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Paderborn's centre and main sight is the Romanesque-gothic cathedral. Paderborn has been the seat of a Bishop since the early middle ages. The diocese was founded by Charlemagne in 799 when the king and Pope Leo III met in this …
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Bad Doberan's attractions
travel review from Bad Doberan, Germany
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In the late 18th century the Dukes of Mecklenburg chose Doberan as their summer residence and erected Germany's first seaside resort in nearby Heiligendamm. A Ducal palace and other buildings to accommodate them and their escort were built and the …
travel review from Bad Doberan, Germany
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The triangular park in the town centre, named Kamp, contains two pavillons in 'Chinese' style, built in 1808/09. They date from the era of the Granddukes who turned Doberan into a neoclassical summer resort. Chinese art and culture were still …
travel review from Bad Doberan, Germany
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These are photos every visitor to Bad Doberan must have... The narrow gauge steam train to Heiligendamm and Kühlungsborn, nicknamed "Molli", runs through a narrow street in the very heart of the town, rattling and steaming and ringing the bell …
travel review from Bad Doberan, Germany
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The monastery was founded in 1186 but the present church was begun more than a century later. It is all built of bricks and is one of the finest example of brick gothic architecture which is so typical for the …
travel review from Bad Doberan, Germany
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The Granddukes of Mecklenburg and their court spent their summers in Bad Doberan and in the seaside resort of Heiligendamm which is 6 kms away, as did more and more other guests. Travelling to Heiligendamm and back by carriage was …
travel review from Bosnia and Herzegovina
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In 1975, when there was still a country called 'Yugoslavia', I visited the small town of Počitelj, which rests on the slopes of the valley of the River Neretva. Much of interest was then in ruins. During the 16th to …
travel review from Belize
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Just arriving from the Belize Island Expedition Many aspects of this trip were very disappointing. The first three days marked by hunger and lack of real food. Counting the days to get back home to get a real meal. Making …
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Rostock - resurrection of Hanseatic glory and DDR history. How to fill one day in the city.
travel review from Rostock, Germany
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Lange Straße, one of the main streets in the centre, is Rostock’s most remarkable example of Hanseatic socialist architecture. It has been renewed in the 1950s in Stalinist style. Both sides of the street are accompanied by huge blocks and …
travel review from Rostock, Germany
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The so-called Harbour Quarter mostly consists of DDR Plattenbauten, concrete buildings made from pre-fabricated pieces, like in all socialist cities. Here, however, the local style has been adopted and even the Plattenbauten have received a facade design in bricks and …
travel review from Rostock, Germany
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The river bank by the old town, harbour area in former times, has been turned into a promenade. Some of the old storage buildings, like the one built in 1935 at the end of Grubenstraße, still serve their original purpose …
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