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Monthly Archives: March 2012


Baden-Baden is a famous spa town north of Freiburg.  Unfortunately, the thermal baths here are not open to kids.  Nevertheless, we had a beautiful walk through the swanky city and an awesome visit to the castle ruins about the city.  These were some of our favourite ruins with tall towers and walkways on the higher […]

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Six kids and a castle

Now that I have remembered my obsession with ruins, I am finding them everywhere!  Our new (and great) hiking book led us to the Schneeburg ruins right on the southern edge of Freiburg.  We hiked up the Schönberg mountain to the ruins with two other ex-pat families–in total there were six kids all under the […]

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Climbing over the ruins of the Hochburg

Every weekend we go through the same ritual.  Kai and Andreas clean up a week’s worth of Lego creations, Kai begs to build Lego all day long, and we agree as long as we have at least one “adventure” on the weekend.  Our “adventures” are usually little day trips to the surrounding areas around Freiburg. […]

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