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Forts St. Elme and Dugommier

So my new American friend, Linda,  says to me… come on, Bird! Lets hit the forts. Now Fort St. Elme has been pounding at me like the tell-tale heart. I was always looking up at it… thinking… I have to … Continue reading

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Back to the Vendres…

Ok… So it is my favourite local walk. But the port is nice. I took some new pictures because this time to keep it interesting for you, my happy readers! Also of note, I walked my way to the fish … Continue reading

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A failed attempt at the fort…

So I have now moved to the glorious French, Mediterranean town of Collioure… in an effort to get away from the horrors and carnage of Berlin…. And what do I find when I get here? That it is chock a … Continue reading

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Heerstrasse

Yes. I live in a town with a bit of war in its past. In fact… there have been a few people to wander through Spandau and get frisky. Once upon a time, there were Slavic people here. Then the … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s walk…

Decided to go clear my head before training.  Much better out on the street! Roads were cleared! Made a huge difference.  In terms of war, I walked to the Zitadelle, which is a renaissance fortress in town. It is amazing, … Continue reading

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