Hamburg August 17th 2010 Hans-Juergen came to pick us up at the train station once we arrived in Hamburg. We took a walk down by the Alster, which is where the drink Alster Wasser (beer mixed with lemonade) gets its name. We went down into the Rathaus Passage, which is an underground passage that has been converted into a bookstore and café. Apparently this area used to be teaming with homeless drug addicts and a friend ... read more
Europe » Germany » Hamburg » Hamburg As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
We're a couple doing a round the world tour for a couple of years. This blog is mainly a way to keep people back home informed of what we're up to; but we've since realized that Travelblog can be quite a resource for other travelers. We're trying to include some quick read sections at the end of post for those gleaning for information about places they want to go; but we won't be taking out the story telling, personal aspect.
Hope you learn a little and maybe enjoy our stories.... full info