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Organized crime on the rise in Germany

Organized criminals are increasingly active in Germany, with the mafia as well as biker and international gangs making headway in the country, according to a government report. 380 more words


Playing it cool in Münster, Germany

Customers couldn’t wait to get some delicious ice cream last night at Café Giardino in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


A Last Look at Aachen.

Just a few impressions, moods and details from the Aachen trip.
I’m already daydreaming about our next trip, to Amsterdam. It will be nice to revisit the city after two years.


Wandering in the City of Aachen.

Apart from the Cathedral there is plenty of interesting buildings to see in the city centre. Although, really, I was astonished to see how small the old city is – one would think such an important former capital would continue to grow, but probably after other cities became more important in the 16th century, Aachen got stuck at its evolutional phase right there. 134 more words


Bits and Pieces of the Aachen Cathedral.

Last weekend we visited the city of Aachen, Germany; Charles the Great’s (or Charlemagne’s) old capital! It is a lovely place, but surprisingly small for such an illustrious historical background. 265 more words