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Holiday window

It’s chilly and raining outside so I’m sketching from my own photos.  I’ve selected a few from the Germany trip.  This is a window on a narrow street in Nuremberg that led to our hotel. It’s on a larger sheet … Continue reading

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Germany: Overall impressions

Overall Impressions: My cell service provider is Google Fi.  It works great in Germany! Not a single problem. I turned on “international calling” and was able to make calls to German numbers. I ended up using a lot of data … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 17, 18, 19

Friday, 14 December, Cochem to Kusel Left about 1045 and took the slow roads, headed for Thallichtenberg.It was about freezing as we walked around our former “home” castle: Burg Lichtenberg. We came here often during the 5 years we lived … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 14, 15, 16

Tuesday, 11 December Bernkastel-Kues to Cochem. B-K was our shortest stay.   Today we moved on to Cochem, also on the Mosel.  Going straight there would have been a short drive, so we followed the river and went via Zell and … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 12 & 13

9 December, Trier to Bernkastel-Kues Time to leave Trier.  Since our Trier hotel host told us she liked Trauben-Trarbach’s Christmas Market better than Bernkastel-Kues, we drove on to there. However, we couldn’t find parking. It’s only open on the weekend … Continue reading

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Germany days 9, 10, 11

Thursday, 6 December, Nuernberg to Trier was our longest driving day yet.  It rained much of the way.  Once settled in our room, we went shopping for water and snacks.  I found this large Lamy pen display in Karstadt (a … Continue reading

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Germany Day 6

Monday, 3 December Dinkelsbühl to Neuremberg We had a leisurely morning and left about 1100 at check out time.  We drove to Stein, the location of the Faber Castell factory.  They make pencils, color and watercolor pencils, pens (PITT), etc.  … Continue reading

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Germany day 5

Sunday, 2 December in Dinkelsbuhl Since it wasn’t raining (yet), I went back out to go up to the tower to sketch. And then did another sketch from the shelter of the porch of a shop. That was looking down … Continue reading

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Germany Days 3 & 4

Friday, 30 November.   Heidelberg to Dinkelsbühl The hotel situation in Dinkelsbühll was awful. For so many reasons, the place we’d reserved was unacceptable.  So we managed to get out of the reservation AND got them to find us another place. … Continue reading

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Germany Day 2

Or is it day 3?  It’s Thursday, 30 November.   We’re in Heidelberg. We were awake early-ish. While waiting for Himself to wake, I did a sketch of the view out our hotel window. The sky was clear and there were … Continue reading

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