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Wordless Wednesday: On the Road (Autobahn!)

Germany’s Autobahn is famous internationally as one of the few places in the world where it is legal to drive as fast as you want.  A few scenes from the road…

The view by sunset from the Autobahn between München and Rosenheim. Photo coypright dpa

The view by sunset from the Autobahn between München and Rosenheim. Photo coypright dpa

Modern windmills as seen from the Autobahn in Schafstedt in Schleswig-Holstein.  Photo copyright dpa

Modern windmills as seen from the Autobahn in Schafstedt in Schleswig-Holstein. Photo copyright dpa

 

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Wordless Wednesday: The Hamburg Marathon

On April 21st, around 15,000 runners amassed in Hamburg for the Haspa Marathon Hamburg.

Thousands of supporters came out to support the runners.  Photo copyright dpa

Thousands of supporters came out to support the runners. Photo copyright dpa

The runners hit the streets.  Photo copyright dpa

The runners hit the streets. Photo copyright dpa

A Kenyian named Eliud Kipchoge won the marathon this year.  Photo copyright dpa

A Kenyian named Eliud Kipchoge won the marathon this year. Photo copyright dpa

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Wordless Wednesday: Beautiful Berlin

I bet the Berliners are all longing for sunny weather like this right now.  Here’s to the quick arrival of spring!

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

Photo (cc) flickr user Zanthia

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Wordless Wednesday: Fastnacht

Karnival, Fastnacht, or Fasching–whatever you call it the festivities play a large part in German culture, particularly in Mainz, Cologne, and Düsseldorf.  In celebration of Fastnachts past, some pictures of the colorful event…

The Schwabian-Alemannic Fastnacht in Tubingen, Germany. Photo (cc) flickr user LenDog64

The Schwabian-Alemannic Fastnacht in Tubingen, Germany. Photo (cc) flickr user LenDog64

Fastnacht in Murten 2008. Photo (cc) flickr user leumund

Fastnacht in Murten 2008. Photo (cc) flickr user leumund

Photo (cc) flickr user muckster

Photo (cc) flickr user muckster

Photo (cc) flickr user muckster

Photo (cc) flickr user muckster

 

 

 

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Ulm Minster

Said to be the tallest church in the world, the Ulm Minster is located in Ulm, Germany.  its foundation was laid in 1377.

Photo (cc) flickr user volzotan

 

Photo (cc) flickr user volzotan

Photo (cc) flickr user volzotan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All photos (cc) flickr user volzotan.

 

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