Wasserburg

One day during our stay with Helene & Max – see my Markt Schwaben post – they drove us to the appropriately-named town of Wasserburg (water castle). It was built as a walled city on a sweeping curve in the Inn River such that the town is surrounded by water on three sides. The Inn River (the same one that […]

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Markt Schwaben

My wife, Anya, grew up in Belarus, the country that bore the brunt of the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. In the years that followed, a German woman living just outside Munich set up an organization that brought Belarussian kids effected by the disast...

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Munich

Complete transparency: Munich is one of my favorite cities in the world. Over the course of repeated trips there in the past decade, I've come to love this place. The culture, parks, museums, beer gardens, food, all of it... this is one of the ver...

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