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May 18, 2014 - Bremerhaven

Bremerhaven was founded in 1827 when the port of Bremen silted up. It is the second largest port in Germany after Hamburg. Not obviously a place to visit you might think. 95% of the port was obliterated in raids during World War II so reconstruction had been fast and brutal after the war. However our guide book suggested that it was worth a visit as the central harbours had recently been renovated. The guide book was not wrong. Dominating the front are two specific buildings-the Klimahaus (a museum on climate change) and the Atlantic Hotel...

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May 23, 2011 - Bremerhaven

Bremerhaven for the weekend! On Friday, Hans drove us to Osnabruck to catch the train two hours north to Bremerhaven where Eva’s cousin Barbel and her husband Carsten live. They met us at the station and took us home for a snack in the garden. Everyone here has beautiful yards with lots of landscaping and weed-free, neatly trimmed grass. Maybe I will get some inspiration for when I get home! Bremerhaven is one of the largest ports in Europe. We drove past acres of cars being shipped in/out—about 80,000 of them (and they only sit around...

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Apr 28, 2007 - ***Saturday - German Immigration Museum in Bremerhaven

Saturday dawned beautiful and with the owner knocking on my door. I slept a solid 10 hours! That Hunebedden searching wore me out! No actually Tommy was calling. As you may have figured out - we decided not to go to London. But Tommy will be meeting up with me in a few days in Hamburg and then will tour through Denmark - Jutland - with me. I drove to the nearest small town with a supermarket and got some Dutch coffee for a friend who requested it. Saw my first traffic accident in the parking lot of the supermarket. Those Dutch seem to be...

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