Tag Archives: Bayern

The Old and the New

When rebuilding destroyed or decayed buildings, do we want to reconstruct the past or create new? This is an old debate. Reconstructing the buildings of the past serves to keep tradition alive and gives identity. Modern forms reflect the spirit … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Days 37 – 45, Dresden to Munich

Are We There Yet? The last leg of our journey was the hardest to plan. We had no vision, no place was calling to us ‘come, come, there is more to see here’. We were already fairly well sated with … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Days 2 – 10, Schrobenhausen to Kassel

Over Hill and Dale Before I had a chance to update my blog, we were already in Kassel, the first large stepping stone of our bicycle tour. In the evenings after a day in the saddle, I wrote a few … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Day 1, Munich to Schrobenhausen

Famous last words I think I wrote in my previous blog: as soon as we get on the road I stop worrying immediately. This time, as soon as we got on the road I realized something was seriously wrong. My … Continue reading

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Time to say good-bye

If I could just eliminate the last four or five days before a  bicycle trip.  I’m nervous, full of irrational fears of what could happen on the road, anxious about leaving home and family. And it seems to be getting … Continue reading

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