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The Courtyard

On a visit to Ebern in Germany, we came across a picturesque autumnal courtyard. On the wall outside, a plaque told of many years ago.

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Country Thirteen

As we were so near the border when we visited Bavaria in October, we drove over into the Czech Republic to add the thirteenth country to the list of those I’ve visited. There’s not much in this region and in order to avoid paying a motorway toll – as we were only there for an […]

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The Thirteenth Country

As we were so near the border when we visited Bavaria in October, we drove over into the Czech Republic to add the thirteenth country to the list of those I’ve visited. There’s not much in this region and in order to avoid paying a motorway toll – as we were only there for an […]

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Television tower number one

I like being up high. When we were in Stuttgart at the beginning of October, I could therefore hardly turn up the chance to visit the restaurant at the top of the world’s first concrete television tower. I am a little scared of heights when on man-made structures, but I managed to overcome a wobbly-knees […]

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Endor is in Germany

…although we didn’t see any Ewoks. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernmeldeturm_Stuttgart versus www.flickr.com/photos/irulan_amy/5578075103/in/set-721576…)

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Porsche Zentrum, Stuttgart

Jo and I split our journey to Franconia in southern Germany with a stop-over in Stuttgart. As we’d time to kill whilst there, we looked up some of the sights in advance and decided to stop off briefly at one of the centres of German engineering: the Porsche district. Alongside the obligatorily huge showroom of […]

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Porsche-Zentrum, Stuttgart

I was possibly the only man within the immediate area who was visiting this building because of the architecture, and not because of the cars. Photographed on the concourse outside the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart.

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Schloss Solitude

One of my favourite bits of our trip to Germany; walking in the gardens of the German equivalent of a stately home, trying to work out where the huge ornamental gardens would’ve been, had they not been abandoned and replaced by a forest and (surprisingly) a dual carriageway.

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More important things to do

It was difficult not to be a candid wedding photographer at Stuttgart’s Schloss Solitude. Contrary to its name, there was a wedding party waiting for the registry office around every corner.

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