18
Oct2013
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We spent 4 days in the small city of Maulbronn in the region of Baden-Württemberg for James and Meike’s wedding. The reception was going to be held there, so conveniently many of us foreigners were staying there too. Perfect. But Maulbronn isn’t just a place to stay – it has its own UNESCO World Heritage Sight – Maulbronn Monastery. It’s the best-preserved medieval Cistercian monastery complex in Europe. Considering we had seen ruined monasteries in Yorkshire earlier this year (Fountain’s Abbey and Rievaulx Abbey), we […]

13
Oct2013
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The next country on our European tour was Germany – the most important country too since that’s where James and Meike’s wedding was to take place! But before the wedding, we had some time to be tourists first. There are two big car companies in Stuttgart – Porsche and Mercedes Benz. It was a tough choice, but the Mercedes Benz Museum was meant to be amazing. And indeed, it was. The building is one huge spiral, where you get an […]

07
Oct2013
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Paris was a blur (a beautiful blur, but still a blur). After a full day of wandered, J+J, Rob and I got on a train to Belgium – the land of beers and chocolate. Hoorah! First, we were in the quaint and iconic Bruges – the whole medieval town is a UNESCO world heritage site. And its easy to see why. The medieval architecture is everywhere, and looks awesome. There are also four 13th century windmills out near the waterways! […]

03
Oct2013
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So once again we were in Paris, but this time with my family. My parents, brother and his wife were over for my cousin’s wedding in Germany a week later. But before that, we decided to spend a week travelling around Europe. To start, we were only in Paris for one whole day so it was a whirlwind tour! In the morning, Liz and I dropped my parents off at the Louvre and since we had seen the Louvre last time, […]