Monthly Archives: June 2014

A ‘Bad’ Day

Sunday I woke up to a world that was still wet with showers – not a good sign since I am to spend the day travelling west into the mountains. I am heading to a place called AltAussee which is … Continue reading

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Betwixt Between Day

Sunday Today is a day of in-betweens and hurry up and wait. I take it easy in the morning to make up for the less than-restful night of snorers. I look forward to moving on from dorm life (as nice … Continue reading

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Another mysterious Vermeer sighting

Saturday Woke up today tired after another night of broken sleep. I’ve enjoyed the communal living, but it comes with a price. A female roommate turned out to be a snorer – and no degree of earplugs could block out … Continue reading

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Of Bowie and Burned Books

Friday While staying in Berlin I have met an Australian family. They are a lovely couple who are travelling with their two grown children. Their daughter has just finished a stint of working in Denmark, so she is showing them … Continue reading

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Monuments and Matches

After my Vermeer visit, I wander back to Potsdamer Platz which is dominated by the new powers in town – that of Sony. Shiny edifices glint all around the famous square and tourists gather around a section of the wall … Continue reading

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Finally caught up with my last Vermeer

Finally done! I wake up at an early hour – one of the strange side effects with the 9 hour difference in Berlin. My dorm mates all are solidly asleep and remained so as I creep about. I enjoy a … Continue reading

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Ankommen in Berlin

The flight overseas never gets easier, but I managed it with as much grace as I could, wedged in a small space eating dodgy food for 10 hours. Upside: I scored an empty seat next to me. Downside, Mother with … Continue reading

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