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Avalon emphasizes great views in river cruise TV ads

Avalon Cruise

Viking River Cruises is no longer the only river cruise line with a TV advertising presence. Avalon Waterways launched its first television ad campaign… 205 more words

River Cruise

Farewell Prague

This is the last of eight posts covering the River Elbe trip I made with Kim last November. The host of noteworthy experiences and the number of friends we made on the trip made this posting session such a long drawn-out one.  220 more words


Kötzschenbroda Express: A Chattanooga Choo-Choo Detour through Postwar Germany

Berlin, 1945. There are many questions hanging over the heads of Germany’s rail passengers. Is this line still running? Do I have the right papers? Will my destination look anything like the town or city in my memory? 493 more words


Dresden at a glance...

Some friends and I spent a few days in Dresden en route to Prague for New Years 2014. With a little help from our local friend (Felix), we were able to explore this city in what little time we had to spend.


Allegro on the River Elbe - 3. 'All aboard' and Tangermunde

We ate a typical GDR lunch in Potsdam; Dumpling, boiled pork and sauerkraut washed down with the local beer. The dumpling, I remembered better, as suet pudding. 363 more words


A Few Last Days in Wittenberg

Two weeks ago the weather was wonderful. Our class took an excursion to Bergwitz on Wednesday to swim in the lake there. Of course, that was the day it rained, but we had fun anyway, and I got some pretty cool storm cloud pictures over the lake. 511 more words