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Collioure to Banyul-sur-Mer

        This was the hardest hike of my life… 18kms on the coast walk from Collioure to Banyul-sur-Mer. 6kms of it was rated difficult, and when the French say their trail is difficult, it is DIFFICULT! These … 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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A walk in the forest….

And… we are back! Summer has come to Berlin! I have heard that there is a season known as spring? We completely skipped that puppy and went straight on to summer… and it is walking season again! Given that I … Continue reading

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Krampnitz… Abandoned military base… or some form of infectious disease?

It’s a base, silly! This isn’t Pathology walks for health! Though as I was in the Charite hospital the other night to visit a friend, I could probably do both! 😉 One of my side interests is historical ethics in … Continue reading

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Bad Warbird…

I haven’t abandoned my plans or my blog… t has just been very cold here…really, far too cold for walks and adventures. The week it wasnt cold here, it was very busy. I had to do immigration stuff… a krieg … Continue reading

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The Reichshauptstadt strikes back!

Reichshauptstadt… It is one of those brutal German compound words… but all it means is… Empire capital city. 🙂 And… yes. It is fighting back. Today there was more snow… and even more than more snow on the ground? There … Continue reading

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Olympia Stadion

Today I ventured on a horrible walk from the Olympia Stadion… or Olympic Stadium to my home. I picked a bad route, with not much in the way of sidewalks… in bitterly cold wind.  Whine whine whine.  But I have … 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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