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Ephesos, Turkey

 In the big theater on the upper row. While beeing in Kusadasi Sheila of course had to return to antique City Ephesos, one of the top archiological sites world wide and destination for many of the Cursade Ship tourists going to Kusadasi. Sheila was here 26 years ago on a Interail trip and the antique […]

Oktoberfest Trachten- und Schützenzug Garb Parade

er Today was the day of the 2016 annual (since 1950) “Trachten- und Schützenzug” Garb Parade in Munich Germany which always takes place at the first sunday of the Munich “Oktoberfest“. Sheila attended the Oktoberfest before but she did not watch the about 9000 people in local garb or officials like the mayor of Munich […]

Walking Man

The Walking Man was financed and set up 1995 (after it was created in Los Angeles) by the biggest reinsurer worldwide Munich Re (Münchner Rückversicherung, Münchner Rück) with his seat in splendid Munich Schwabing (Königinstraße). It was founded 1880. Big parts of Schwabing belong to the Munich Re. The office with the Walking Man in front […]

Café Luitpold, Munich

Café Luitpold opened 1888 as classical coffee house. It is said, that Wassily Kandinsky (who lived with Gabriele Münter in Murnau in the Russenhaus) and Paul Klee had founded the Artist Group “Blaue Reiter” 1911 in that coffee house. There is a little museum in the house too. It was and still is a place […]

Wear Clean Underwear LD1

 Statue of Count of Rumford, Munich Germany, Maximilianstraße “Graf Von Rumford” (Count of Rumford), born as Benjamin Thomson 1753 as son of a farmer in North Woburn , Massachusetts was a colorful personality of his time. He was an army officer, salesman, teacher, scientist, Inventor and made himselve a name for a line of underwear […]

Luise-Kiesselbach-Tunnel

On July, 25’th Luck Duck Sheila joined the Grand Opening of the new important street tunnel in Munich below the Luise-Kiesselbach-Platz (place) in Munich,Germany. Before beeing cleared for car traffic, the public was invited to visit the tunnel. The tunnel was officially opened at about 11:30 by Munichs Mayor “Dieter Reiter” , Minister for internal […]

Walchenseekraftwerk Kesselbergstraße Kochelsee

Luck Duck Sheila visited the “Walchenseekraftwerk” (Walchensee electric power plant) which was planed and built by visionary “Oskar von Miller”. It started operation at the  24.01.1924 and was the biggest of it’s kind worldwide at that time.  17 people  where killed in the dangerous construction process. The power plant uses the 200 m differense in […]

Wittelsbacher Castles and Monuments

    Check out Sheilas Wittelsbacher Duck Map. A disputed document of Aventin (1477-1534) mentions castle “Schyren about 50 km north of Munich as a former rulers residenz of the rulers of that area (since 508). The Counts of Scheyern later moved away their residence from “Scheyern” to castle “Wittelsbach” and renamed themselves into “Wittelsbacher”. Other sources connect […]

Tourettes sur Loup

Eygalières

Eygalières is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

Zurich Street Parade

Zurich Street Parade is an annuale parade in the center of Zurich, Switzerland. In the 2012 parade 950,000 people attended the parade.

Verona

Pavement cafe in front of the famous Arena di Verona, Italy, 2007.

Sheinkin st, Tel Aviv

Innsbruck

The Castro

Benicia, California

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