Holidays & Travel

Iona sees you

By Renatus Derbidge, September 2021

The small island of Iona in the west of Scotland still lies in Europe and yet it is a completely different world. Although we can get almost anywhere quickly today, you still have to “journey” to Iona. [more]

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Travel lessons

By Bruno Sandkühler, September 2021

The War was over, four years of lockdown! No, no, in 1945, when people still spoke German and corona was only known from Latin lessons. But we were locked up for four years and I was fourteen and wanted to get out. For five years I had appeased my thirst for travel with bicycle tours but after graduating from school I ran out of patience. [more]

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Cuba – outward and inward

By Johannes F. Brakel, September 2021

“What a beautiful country! Last week we were in Varadero with its miles of white beach, raked clean and lined with coconut palms; with crystal clear, turquoise blue, warm water in which we had a wonderful swim – and everything was very calm and peaceful!” Mr Meyer and his wife from Paderborn are thrilled with their holiday in Cuba. [more]

Holidays & Travel

Are you a Muslim?

By Christine Gruwez, September 2021

No sooner had I arrived with my Iranian travel companion in the pilgrimage city of Mashad, in the very north-east of Iran on the border with Turkmenistan, than we were already on our way to the shrine. That was in 2001. [more]

Holidays & Travel

Two students in Egypt

By Bruno Sandkühler, September 2021

My friend Carl-Ernst brings a flyer: “Denizyolları, Turkish Maritime Lines – Barcelona-Genoa-Alexandria”. Deck passage with student discount 120 marks return. [more]

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