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Bangalore

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series 2006 Christiane in India

Christiane has kindly allowed me to translate her blog entries about her recent trip to India. Bangalore (Original German text) Bangalore I don’t even know where to start. I’m overwhelmed by all the impressions I’ve had. Perhaps I’ll start chronologically….
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Welcome to India

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series 2006 Christiane in India

Christiane has kindly allowed me to translate her blog entries about her recent trip to India. Willkommen in India (Original German text) Welcome to India Okay, I’ve arrived. I’m in my hotel room and don’t know when I’ll be able…
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Paris – Museums

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series 2005 Paris

We had three museum goals: the Musée de Moyen Age (Cluny), the Louvre, and the Musée d’Orsay. We went to Cluny on Sunday, when the kids were still pretty jet-lagged, and admission is free, but it wasn’t too crowded. The…
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Paris – Churches

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series 2005 Paris

The kids and I dug into some guidebooks and made lists of what we wanted to see. They put down Notre Dame (easy, since we were staying only blocks away) and Sacré Cœur (the daughter is a big Amelie fan…
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Paris – Gate check

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series 2005 Paris

Variations in gate-check policies I encountered on the trip; all flights were on Northwest/KLM. DEN-DTW – no problem; got a gate check tag at the gate, gate checked the chair, it was returned to me at the plane in Detroit….
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Paris – Food

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series 2005 Paris

(Why am I up at 4:30 am? Must be jetlag.) Food fun in Paris: good eats all around. We mostly ate in cafés or at the apartment. For several days we bought two baguettes every morning from one of the…
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