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Screw you, heatwave!

We are stuck in the European heatwave in a country where there are few air-conditioned buildings. The last four days have hovered around the 37-degree mark. Ouch! So we’ve been trying to be creative about how to escape the heat, especially since Andreas’ mom was down from Hamburg on a visit. On Friday, we hit […]

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Säntis Mountain in Switzerland

When I lived in Konstanz in 1997-8, one of my best memories was of a hike up the Säntis Mountain.  On a rainy Saturday morning, we decided to attempt the trip from Freiburg.  It is a long drive (for Europe) — 2.5 hours.  But it was so worth it.  When we arrived, the mountain was […]

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