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Cuba (Day 6) – 11.3.2017

Saturday was a quiet day. As always, we were up earlier than the others, so we took breakfast in our Casa, not in a cafe (the D’Next) as on the first day. Hanna read a little after breakfast while I … Continue reading

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Cuba – Day 5 (10.2.2017)

After the many visits on the days before, it should be a beach day this time. Two people, however, were not there: Sean obviously had a bad sandwich caught the day before and it was therefore bed rest. And our … Continue reading

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Cuba Day 4 – (9.3.2017)

On Thursday we again took a large taxi under the guidance of Alejandro. It went to the second stop of our trip: to Havana. The trip takes about 3 hours, interrupted by a viewpoint overrun by tourists (all guiding tours … Continue reading

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Cuba – Day 3 (8.3.2017)

The third day was devoted to an event that only a few Cuban visitors experience: a visit to a Cuban family. Nata and Nadya went shopping with Alejandro in the morning and then prepared a meal in the house of … Continue reading

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Cuba – Day 2 (7.3.2017)

Surprisingly, our jet lag was not so severe and we could sleep almost until the normal rising time. The second day was dedicated to the visit of Matanzas and the surrounding area. And since we were a group of 7 … Continue reading

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Cuba – Day 1 (6.3.2017)

I know I’m lagging behind with the reports from Cuba. The reason is that I had to carry out work for the EU right after our return. And then in the last week in Brussels one meeting after another. But … Continue reading

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London April 2008

On Friday evening my flight took me from Hamburg to London, not with Ryanair from Lübeck, but with Easyjet directly to Luton, while Hanna left Berlin a bit earlier by Air Berlin to Stansted. Hamburg is a strange kind of … Continue reading

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Toronto Working Visit

This is the report an proof that I really worked in Toronto. For the organisation of the visit my thanks go to David Wolfe of the Munk Centre for International Studies and to Jen Nelles for her charming chaperonage. David … Continue reading

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Journey back

After a journey of finally 22 hours we were safely back in Berlin. The flights as such were fine, but to get a cheaper ticket we had to settle for a planned stopover in London Heathrow, which turned out to … Continue reading

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Swabedoo

As you might have noticed in the article on punks, I recently was in Dortmund for a project meeting. An as is usual for a project meeting, we spent the evening with a joint dinner. This time we were in … Continue reading

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