Category Archives: Germany


Frankfurt on a Layover

Exploring the sights of Frankfurt in a couple of hours on a layover before heading for Zanzibar on the trip The Great Eastern Summer. The fifth largest city in Germany is also one of the most important financial centers in the world. Frankfurt has been called “Mainhattan” (combining Main River and Manhattan) partly due to … Continue reading Frankfurt on a Layover

Great Eastern Summer

The Great Eastern Summer

An itinerary and planning for “The Great Eastern Summer”, a trip of a lifetime, across three continents and over thirty countries. With three months open for travel my friend Bill and I were set to do some serious exploring. We would start in Africa, go on safari and climb Mount Kilimanjaro, then venture into the … Continue reading The Great Eastern Summer



Atlas North: A Tour through Portugal, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria A morning in Dusseldorf exploring some tourist sights including on a long layover. Dusseldorf, a German state capital sits right on the Rhine River and is famous for its international business, finance, carnival, fine arts, beer, and cartwheeling. Yes, cartwheeling. Apparently this dates back to … Continue reading Dusseldorf