Monthly Archives: February 2011

Where to go in Germany part 9: Saxony

Saxony is the southeasternmost state of Germany. It borders Poland to the east and the Czech Republic to the south. Along the Czech border are the Lausitz (Lusatian) mountains and the Erz (Ore) mountains. Saxon Switzerland is also a beautiful … Continue reading

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Where to go in Germany part 8: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the first of the former GDR states I’ll be discussing. It’s the northernmost of them, bordering the Baltic Sea and Poland. I asked a German acquaintance on Twitter if there’s anything to see in MV, and he said … Continue reading

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Book review: Broken

Broken, by Susan Jane Bigelow. 2011, Candlemark and Gleam. In the interest of disclosure, I received a free review copy of this ebook. About a hundred years from now, Earth has been invaded by two species of aliens, and, thanks … Continue reading

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Where to go in Germany part 7: Hamburg & Schleswig-Holstein

These are getting spaced further out; I apologize. These are places I haven’t been, and I find it difficult to muster enthusiasm. Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany and the eighth-largest in Europe. It’s situated in the middle of … Continue reading

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