Tags » Rhein

River Rhine and Ruhr in Duisburg

Duisburg, on the western side of the famous Ruhr area is famous for various things, like the soccer club MSV, the Landschaftspark, it’s inland port which is said to be the biggest in Europe or steel industries. 305 more words


Europe Vacation 2015: Rhygucker and Rhein Boat Trip

At the end of the factory tour the Fleishmann’s invited us to join them at the family restaurant down by the Rhein, so the men in the family decided to walk through the fields and down to the restaurant. 187 more words

Scrapbooks For Men

Think like Vauban

Reading (very very slowly, can’t get a decent grip of his prosew) Paul Virilio’s Speed and Politics and Vauban was mentioned. Not having any knowledge of Vauban (among 90% of the references he makes), I did a bit of reading about him. 221 more words


Europe Vacation 2015: Rhein and Geese

To end this adventurous day, we had a light supper on the Rhein at Rheinuferpark with the Reichmann’s. It was a wonderfully peaceful way to end a day that included multiple border crossings and many steps being climbed. 65 more words

Scrapbooks For Men


Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)
“Frankfurt am Main”, 1858.


May Day

Yesterday was the 1st of May (Der Erste Mai, Tag der Arbeit). It is a holiday in Germany but since it fell on a Sunday this year, it was pretty much like any normal Sunday with shops being closed. 674 more words