Posts labeled with Country ' Germany'
- Heidelberg, Mark Twain Village
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As mentioned in March, 2012 posts, TotalAdventure spent 1967 to 1969 in Heidelberg. TotalAdventure has only visited twice until now – in 1983 and 2012;. In 2012, Mark Twain Village and Campbell Barracks, were off limits to non-Military personnel due to 9/11 Security. Consolidation to Wiesbaden and Dortmund has led the Army to return bases to the German people, in many cases for the first time since the 1930s when the German Army requisitioned the same land. Right now Mark Twain Village is a Ghost Town, but will be a new housing area in about 3 years. TotalAdventure attended school on the base from 2nd though 4th grades.
Schloß Heidelberg by night.
Alte Brücke by night.
TotalAdventure’s home base in Heidelberg. Temperature was 95 ( 35 C) but air conditioning has not yet been installed.
The Castle by day.
Home from 1967 to 1969.
Alte KIrche in Handschuhsheim.
Brandenburger Tor, always a welcome sight after coming from the East.
The Reichstag, Power Center of Europe.
Wiener Schnitzel, a delicacy we enjoyed almost every night in Germany. Lunch too.
NO speed limit on the Autobahn except in city areas. German drivers are the best in the world and have earned the privilege.
The Altstadt of Nuremberg has been restored.. It took nearly 30 years after merciless Allied bombing that took place in 1944 and 1945.
In A Lutheran Church that had once been Catholic.
We walked out to Zeppelin Field. At first, an airstation for Blimps, it was utilized for Nazi Party rallies from 1933 to 1938.
From 1945 to 2005 the complex was occupied by the US Army as parade grounds. Here, in 1945, US Forces blow up a giant swastika.
Thankfully, Nuremberg now a city at Peace.
On The Morning Of July 9,2017 We began our trip from the Baltics to Germany As you leave Riga, you see the tallest structure in the country – a Soviet TV tower.
From Riga, one can go anywhere in Europe, Moscow,Kiev ,Minsk and onwards to China.
Afternoon stop in Lithuania. As part of the EU – the only formal border crossing s are with neighboring Belarus and Russian Kaliningrad. The currency is the Euro.
Buses to all parts of the small country.
Finally that night, Bialystok, Poland.
The next day, we continue West, passing though Warsaw and Lodz.
We stop in our ancestral hometown of Stargard, , traditionally German, now occupied by Poland, Thanks to Josef Stalin. Here our Great, Great Great And Great Great Great Grandfathers were Baptized.
A Library Tower In Stargard.
A Middle Ages Warrior .
On Tuesday, July 11 , we finally arrive in East Germany. This house looks as if it might hold soldiers from World War 2 even now.
Package price includes stay in standard three star hotel one room with twin beds adjustable for two people. We also provide breakfast, lunch and candle light dinner. Package price do not include personal expenses for beverage, tips, cloths laundry in the Hotel
Package includes vehicle facility according to need of people visiting. We can arrange car, jeep, costar and bus for the travelling. All vehicles are luxury to travel with AC
APPLICABLE FEES: Our package includes all applicable fees during seven days sight-seeing. That includes entry fee to visit Historical world heritage site, sunrise view, mountain flight, religious places visit, and educational zone visit.
PERSONAL GUIDE: An experienced package guide will be keep in touch with you once you check-in to the Kathmandu International Airport and until you check-out. Your personal guide will be available without any additional charges that excludes personal tips. They will be with you in your every new experience sharing their lots of collective information related to the complete sight-seeing package.
Sight-seeing package description:-
Day 01: arrival to Kathmandu and Check in to Hotel Mirage Lords Inn.
Kathmandu – On arrival, meet our representative at the Kathmandu Airport & transfer to hotel. Check-in at the hotel. O/N stay in Hotel Mirage Lords INN.
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
Kathmandu Sightseeing. After breakfast, meet at the hotel lobby for your city sightseeing in Kathmandu S/S Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swoyambhunath & Kathmandu durbar square. O/N stay in Mirage Lords Inn.
Day 03: Bhaktapur City Tour & Overnight Stay at Nagarkot
Kathmandu –After breakfast, from hotel to depart for Bhaktpur Old Historic UNNESCO world Heritage Site and Evening Overnight Stay Windy Hill Club Himalaya Nagarkot beautiful Sunrise and around white Mountains Panoramic View Overnight stay.
Day 04: Sunrise View & Mountain Panoramic View at Nagarkot
sunrise view from Balkoni early morning & After Breakfast drive Top of the Hill Nagarkot Tower wonderful panoramic view. And drive to Nala School visit and share Education in Local School students and Overnight Dhulikhel Mirabel resort evening Dinner.
Day 05: Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha (Pilgrims) Place Visit and back to Mir
After Breakfast Drive to Namo Budddha Buddhist Pilgrim site and visit Public School and back to Same Hotel Dhulikhel Mirable Panoramic View Resort.
Day 06: Visit to Patan Durbar Square (Ancient Royal Palace of Patan)
After Breakfast walk Dhulikhel Old City get Experience Local Nepali Culture and drive Back to Patan Darbar Square Sightseeing and Visit 600 years Old Museum wood carving Architecture and Overnight Stay Mirage Lords Inn Hotel and Evening Live Music dinner
Day 7. Mountain Flight to Mount Everest, Shopping & Departure.
Early morning Mountain Flight Panoramic view Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga and many more After Breakfast visit Touristic Area Thamel and make shopping for friends and Relatives and Departure Kathmandu International Airport.. See you again.
On Monday, July 3 , TotalAdventure landed in Paris to begin a Northern Europe excursion.What the region lacks in adventure it makes up for in culture, and of course there are many great sport activities. Flying from Paris to Stockholm , then ship to Riga Latvia. Overland though Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and then to Germany.We will circle Kaliningrad as the cost of a Russian visa is $ 350 a person with a multitude of documentation. Business meetings related to the site are being held at the beginning and end of the trip. If any travel providers are interested in meeting with TotalAdventure. Travel while in Europe, please contact us at travel at totaladventure dot travel.
After the first night in Munich, we were on the train , first to Füssen, then to Bertchesgaden.
Waterfall At Konstanzsee.
Happy Bavarian Cow. For further Bavarian highlights, the first post appears after the entire story of the Trans Europe Adventure.
Entering Schengen. The next stamp was received after having been though 6 countries – leaving Schengen from Hungary into Romania.
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- Austria, Bosnia, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey
Video Highlights – Germany – Austria – CzechRepublic – Poland – Slovakia – Hungary- Romania and on to Montenegro.
Nightfall in Krakow Poland.
The Route Travelled by Train.
Red For Train. Pink For Plane. Blue For Road. Green For Boat.
TotalAdventure and Son departed stormy Miami Wednesday evening, June 8 transiting London Heathrow, and arrived in springlike Munich Thursday afternoon.
Munich is not all beer and festivals. There are many beautiful old churches and museums.
Germany is peaceful and prosperous, a great point to begin our Trans Europe Adventure.
Preaching to the partygoers of Munich.
10 PM, late daylight in the Northern Summer.
In the castle courtyard.
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- Austria, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey
This evening TotalAdventure departs Miami, flying to Munich via London. From Bavaria we go by train through Austria,Czech Republic,Poland,Slovakia, the Carpathian Mountains in Romania , the Balkans in Bulgaria, Bosnia,Serbia,Croatia and Montenegro, arriving in Turkey by ship.
- Aeroflot, Air Bagan, AirChina, American Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United
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- China, Germany, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Panama, Russia, Singapore, USA
2014 was a busy travel year for ArcticTropic. In all, we travelled an equivalent of more than twice around the world.The voyage to Myanmar in March ,via Frankfurt and Singapore was to the opposite side of the world and back the same route. In May and June we travelled in a continuous Eastbound direction until we ended up back where we started. In contrast, the 2.5 hour hop to Panama was a mere commuter flight.