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May 7, 2015 - wish for a fish

During the car rental adventure, Briggie took me to the wonderful farmers' market that has veggies from nearby EU, so mostly German and Dutch offerings. This is a small slice of nirvanah for me with local white asparagus called spargel, cheese and fresh meat of every imagining, and finally, one of my favorites of all time, the fresh herring with chopped onion. These guys are so soft, and oily fishy, but not smelly, and the bones are more like cartilage. I just adore these things, I can't explain any better. Plus the guy will fry them up, or...

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Jun 13, 2009 - Westwards ever westwards

Tuesday 9th June. Woke early and headed west again firstly driving through Hanover where the great Hanover fair takes place. We drove past some of the sixty odd permanent exhibition buildings, making it the largest exhibition centre in Europe, which made quite a show. Driving further we could make out some of the huge buildings which characterise German cities. Pulling of the motorway at lunch time we found a beautiful town full of old half timbered houses where we found a very reasonable lunch. Back on the motorway, stopping at Rheine for...

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