The German Food Diary – Day 5 & 6

The last two days have been somewhat “short” because we are playing “Skip Bo” until 2:00 am. in the morning, get up around 11:00 a.m the next morning, drink coffee, eat breakfast, clean up, take a shower and its 2:00 p.m. before we can even do anything outside of the house. A lot of time…

The German Food Diary – Day 3 & 4

  Today and yesterday were dedicated to visiting Memory Lane in form of my birth town Düsseldorf (“famous” skyline above which is showing the river Rhein, the TV tower, the Rheinkniebruecke (Rheinkneebridge) and city gate) and of course the German bench eating continues… Wednesday July 23rd: Breakfast: Frikadellenbroetchen (a fresh baked roll with a cold German…

Leavenworth – where to shop, eat, party and sleep

Its kind of fitting that my first “travel post” will be about a remote “German” town in the Cascade Mountains in Washington – Leavenworth. Leavenworth used to be a small timber community and became the headquarters of the Great North Railroad in the early 1900s. The railroad relocated to Wenatchee in the 1920s, greatly affecting Leavenworth’s economy…