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Week 3: The History of Bergen, Norway

Even though Bergen is not even 1000 years old it has a rich history, especially in relation to fishing and trade. Today it is still an international centre for ‘aquaculture and shipping’ … noch 1.202 Wörter


exploring germany: luebeck

In February I travelled to the north of Germany to spend two days in the city of Lübeck.

The main reason for going was to see a specialist for my back problem and I was sufficiently desperate to undertake a 6-hour-trip across the country to see him. noch 153 Wörter


Hanse Komfort Hotel An

The reconquest of the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, helped by forces from Sweden and from the city of Bremen, was completed by May 10, 1632. John Frederick was back in his office, only to realise what Swedish supremacy meant. noch 342 Wörter


How autopilot took me off autopilot

Three months ago I was bobbing up and down on the Atlantic ocean in a 37 foot sailing yacht with my partner Emma, a (difficult) skipper and a (brilliant) first mate. noch 575 Wörter


Walking through history.

Sometimes I really like to dive into the history of some places, and one of the most characteristic settings of the old city of Hamburg is the warehouse district, which is situated in the harbor of the city. noch 291 Wörter

365 Days Of R2D2


The ‘Steel-yard’ at London, now the site of Cannon Street Station, was once the western terminal of the Hanseatic trading system that linked England with Germany, Scandinavia, and Russia, and connected via Bruges with the southwest axis of European trade that linked the north with the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. noch 830 Wörter