The main square in Bremen including Roland the Soldier and the modern parliament building looking a bit out of place. The unusual church below that has a Star of David in the tower caught my eye too. No-one seems to know why as there is no known Jewish connection.
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Some say it was done as a symbol of the old and New Testament. The four animal musicians of Bremen and the church with a Star of David in it.
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- Eine Handbreit Hoffnung: Die Geschichte meiner wunderbaren Rettung (German Edition).
- The Conflict Resolution Bible: A Quick Reference Guide for Resolving Conflict in the Workplace;
- Searching for Dave Chappelle (Kindle Single).
Plus lovely flower market. My favourite part of the city was The Schnoor — a warren of narrow streets and cobblestones.
And to end the cruise we had a full day cruising the 61 mile Kiel Canal. It was built originally as a means of enabling ships to defend both seas at short notice during the war time. It has been widened twice to cater for larger — mostly freight — ships.
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So not only is this quite a feat of building it is also extremely scenic much more so than the Panama Canal and used for recreation by the locals — we saw lots of small sailing boats, cyclists and walkers — everyone waved too — probably as it was a sunny day at last! We well the captain negotiated two locks at the start and finish — we all definitely breathed in as it was a tight fit. In its south extreme it forms a waterways circuit within Oxford known as the Four Rivers. Home Page. My page. Plan a journey. Boat listing.
Germany, Bremen and cruising the Kiel Canal
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Add navigational note. Bookings essential on the weekend. You can hop on the bus back to town. Jericho and Summertown are both friendly neighborhoods within easy reach of the city center.
Walk from Jericho, or take the bus from Summertown. For a splurge, try the Old Parsonage Hotel , which offers quiet luxury — a light-filled library, a private garden, elegantly appointed rooms — a short walk from the center. Get weekly updates from our Travel Dispatch newsletter, with tips on traveling smarter, destination coverage and photos from all over the world. Travel 36 Hours in Oxford.
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