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Samos, Pythagorion, Greece

Pythagorion, Greece together with the Heraion in Samos is on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritages so of course Sheila had to visit that place too after she visited the Heraion. The antique place here unfortunately was behind a fence on a closed compound. Probably german finance Minister Schäuble did not give enough Money […]

Halle , “Die Zone”

On our way to Wolfsburg in one of the new far distance busses we due to a traffic jam missed our Connection in Halle, Germany. So we were stranded in Halle in “Der Zone” (foul Name for former eastern Germany). Without any help of the Operator “Postbus” we had to buy another ticket to continue […]

Rüdesheim am Rhein, Drosselgasse

   To accomplish the perfect day on the Rhine River and to help Sheil with her quest for Black Fores Cake I had to get Sheila a black forest cake, a Asbach Uralt Brandy and a coffee at the Harbour of Rüdesheim, seat of the Asbach destillery.  The shop to the right in the famous Drosselgasse offered a […]

Middle Rhine Valley

Sheila wanted to visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Middle Rhine Valley and the little Miss insisted to have the trip profoundly and as cheesely as possible documented. So here is her newest story. The area puts up the world wide highest density of castles. The chosen Nostalgic Route on the ship “Goethe” had […]

Not Obama’s beer, Krün

 Sheila and I shared a honest “Karg” White Beer. During the G7 summit smmer 2015 in Upper Bavaria President Obama (the current lame duck) was invited to visit Krün, her picture book Bavaria by Angela Merkel. After Obama and his staff landed on “Fanz Josef Strauß” airport Munich with the  Airforce One, they were flown to Hotel […]

Benediktbeuren Monastery

“Monastery Benediktbeuren” was founded 725/728 by “Karl Martell”, with whom the rule of the “Karolinger”,  started after the “Merowingian” dynasty (both Franconians). He decisively helped to stop the Muslim conquest of western Europe in the battle of Poitiers. He died 741 after he ruled like a king, though he never had the title of a king; […]


Today at the first Cristmas Day Luck Duck Sheila went to Oberammergau, Germany, Bavaria. Here She sits in front of the “Passionsspieltheater” Oberammergau. Luck Duck Sheila inside of the “Passionsspieltheater”. She visited another tourist highlight. Oberammergau is famous for the longest and oldest ongoing Cristian Passion Play. It started with an oath in 1633 when the […]

Mesa Verde

On her first trip to the USA 1985 Sheila went westwards starting from Independence Missouri. She came through Kansas, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexiko, Utah. We walked down to Indian Gardens in the Grand Canyon too, starting from South Rim. She also passed Monument Valley on the US163 but didn’t stop there at that time (much later […]


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

Majdal Shams, Golan Heights

Majdal Shams (Arabic: مجدل شمس.‎; Hebrew: מַגְ’דַל שַׁמְס‎‎) is a Druze village in the northern part of the Golan Heights, in the southern foothills of Mt. Hermon. Since the June 1967 Six-Day War, the village has been controlled by Israel, first under martial law, but since 1981 under Israeli civil law, and incorporated into the […]


Bagn is the administrative centre of Sør-Aurdal municipality, Norway. Its population is 607. Attractions include the Valdrestunet mall as well as Bagn Bygdesamling.


Reipå is a village in Meløy municipality, Nordland, Norway, located a few miles north of Ørnes. Its population is 310.

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