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traditional fish pond in the Barycz Valley  

traditional fish pond in the Barycz Valley

Central Europe Part 3 and the Czech Republic

September 12th 2010
So I have now been in Strasbourg for more than a week! I have already had too many adventures to share, so I'll just share a few of the most recent ones. Yesterday I took a trip to the Vosges Mountains and hiked 15 kilometers of so up to Mont St. Odile. This "mountain" was pretty sad by Colorado standards, only 700 or so meters, but the French apparently don't use switchbacks for trails. We co ... read more
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