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Dumaguete Boulevard, Philippines

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Good evenings folks! It seems that it is time for me to go to bed now. Before I sign-off, let me share this image below taken in Dumaguete's famous boulevard in the Philippines. This was taken during my vacation this year. I miss the sea and the beaches there! Goodnight everyone!

p.s. sorry I have been busy the past days..that is the reason why there were no updates in most of my blogs.
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Skywatching in Neumarkt, Germany

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This was taken somewhere in Neumarkt Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany last spring time. I guess this was the time when hubby had an appointment somewhere there. Have a great day everyone!
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The Castle Tower in Hohenfels and the Lovely Begonias

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Weekend is almost over again! I hope you had a great one. Yes, I do and I am very thankful about it. I just watched the football game played between Germany and Australia. German won with a score of 4-0. That was truly a great winning especially for the German Football Team and the fans. I also had a great Sunday today after having a little sightseeing at the nearby town. There was an Altstadtsfest or Old City festival in Neumarkt, Germany and today is the last day. We also visited the rose garden in this district and it was very beautiful.

Here are my images for my memes. The first one is the tower of the castle ruins in Hohenfels. I went to the top of this hill last Wednesday and made some pictures of the surroundings. The second one are some begonia flowers. I wish you all a great week ahead. take care folks!
the plants and grasses are growing again at the castle ruins in Hohenfels. I took this picture during my visit to this castle last Wednesday.

below are some lo…

Spring is Finally Here

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Another weekend is here! My sister that today is beginning of spring time in Dallas, Texas. I also heard this afternoon over a radio station here in Germany that today is the beginning of spring time. That is the reason why we headed to Burglengenfeld to buy some flowers and other stuffs for the house. I already started planting flowers this afternoon in our garden.

I am also sharing a picture of the Burglengenfeld Castle as we passed by this afternoon. You can only see the tower from this castle. What a gray sky we had but I am thankful that it is warmer now with a temperature of 16 degrees centigrade. I am so happy! Happy weekend to you too!


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SS- Visit To Salzburg, Austria

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It's time to share a photo for SS meme. The one I have here was taken somewhere in Salzburg, Austria last year. We just happened to pass this street during our sightseeing trip there. Winter is almost coming. I guess it is time to stay warm all the time. Have a lovely weekend to all!


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SS- Olympia Park in Munich, Germany

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Have you been to Olympia Park in Munich? If not this photo is especially dedicated to you. This was taken last weekend during our visit there. I can't stay too long now. I am quite tired today after doing a lot of stuffs at home. take care folks and enjoy your weekend!
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Mellow Yellow Monday #1-Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas

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This humble blog of mine is joining for the first time this fantastic meme, Mellow Yelow Monday. My first entry was taken inside the shopping mall of Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas during my vacation last year. I would love to participate when possible every week! have fun viewing the pictures!
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WW#52 The Water Well

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I find this well very interesting. This was taken again in Kallmuenz, a small town near our place. You can also see in the background the Vils River that flows around this town. We sometimes go to this place for sightseeing or go walking around. We even sit down to the banks near the river and watch some small fishes or ducks swimming in it. Happy Wordless Wednesday!
copyright photo by: Euroangel
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Good Start of the Month

Hello everyone! The first day of the month of March is almost over. how did you spend your day? I just stayed at home and did some household chores and talked to my family back home. I also had a nice conversation with a friend. I would say it is a good start of the month. I also talked to my husband about the planned trip to Paris by month-end. I am still waiting for the approval of my husband's vacation leave so that the trip to Paris, France will push through. I also can't wait to see my friend in Ramstein, a place near Kaiserslautern. From Kaiserslautern will be the starting place to hop in a bus to Paris..I am quite excited to see the "Romantic city" for the first time!

So guys, it is midnight again..at least I had accomplished some simple things today which also made me happy and probably some friends and my family too!! I believed it is a good start of the month. I wish you all a nice week ahead..take care everyone..God bless us all!! will give …

WW: Birmingham

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taken during my trip to Birmingham, England.

Burgruine Hohenfels

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Burgruine Hohenfels, The Castle remains of the so-called Schlossberg in Hohenfels. Hohenfels is a small town in Oberpfalz and is a big valley which simply means that it is surrounded by hills and mountains.. It is a very beautiful place especially during summer time when the surroundings are all green. I always love to take photos of this place especially during the different seasons of the year. I considered Hohenfels my second home being a German citizen now.

Feel free to visit my other sites for more photos of Hohenfels. I am featuring it in most of my sites!! have a great afternoon!!

The Birmingham Canal

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taken at the Canal in Birmingham last Oct. 28, 2008.....Birmingham is also a nice place!! a lot of interesting things to see here!! oooppppsss my jacket is too thick or am I gain more wieght again???? whatever as long as I am happy and contented!! take care everyone!!

Trip To Prague, Czech Republic

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photo by: Euroangel
The entrance to the Franz Kafka museum in Prague.

I am just sharing these photos during our trip to Prague last Sept. 27, 2008. That was quite a tiring trip that requires a lot of walking and hurrying but I was really contented seeing this interesting and historical city.."Prague is worthwhile seeing"

source of below information....http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Kafka
Franz Kafka has a museum dedicated to his work in Prague, Czech Republic. The term "Kafkaesque" is widely used to describe concepts, situations, and ideas which are reminiscent of Kafka's works, particularly The Trial and "The Metamorphosis".In Mexico, the phrase "Si Franz Kafka fuera mexicano, serĂ­a costumbrista" (If Franz Kafka were Mexican, he would be a Costumbrista writer) is commonly used in newspapers, blogs, and online forums to tell how hopeless and absurd the situation in the country is. It has been noted that "from the Czech point of view…

Wordless Wednesday

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castle ruined in Laaber, Germany
I am quite tired today...will give you more update tomorrow!!
take care everyone!!

Beautiful Sunday!!

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It was a very nice sunny day today!! We visited the twin sister of my husband in the hospital in Neumarkt. She had again an operation on her leg..I guess it is her fourth operation only for this year. What a pity!! We can be very thankful if we don't have one!! We got some conversations with the couple..My sister-in-law and her husband were happy as they see us there. .We stayed in the hospital for almost two hours..

After our visit, I told my husband to go walking to the small city in Neumarkt..I love this city, as you almost get here what you need basically especially for shopping ( i love this word..guess all women love this)..hehehe.. The weather today was very friendly. A lot of people were sitting outside the cafes/restaurants having some coffees or ice cream...guess, Germans get crazy when the weather is very nice...they really go out to the sun..well esp. women who want to have brown or tan skin..

We just went walking around the city and hurried up to Parsberg...for more…

Not so Good day!!

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Hi guys, how's everyone!! Sorry not much have time to update my blog for quite some days, as we went out of town to Frankfurt..My husband got some vacation days so we made a little bit trip!! That was quite nice seeing other places again!! We just went home now and I felt so tired even got some migraine again!

The weather was so bad as as we went home so my husband had to drive very carefully!!
Thank God we arrived home safe and sound!!

Alte Nicolaikirche (old St. Nicholas Church), once the Chancellor chapel.
built in 1290 to replace the old court chapel which used to belong to the Saalhof (Court)

Roemerberg in Frankfurt- the oldest historic traces of settlement in Frankfurt are found here.

See you all tomorrows guys, I'm still having a little bit migraine but not so bad as before!! Goodnight!! and take care everyone!!

What A Crazy Weather!!

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Did I mentioned yesterday about the storm in Germany for the past days..right?? and I also said that I will wait what's going on for the rest of the day?? well, yesterday we had again a crazy weather. In the morning sunshine was there. As I went shopping in Burglengenfeld in the afternoon, I was caught by snow. Then comes the rain later. What a crazy weather. We even have 3 seasons in a day sometimes; sunny, rainy and snow time..

Just an honest advice to everybody who want to come to Germany especially in the state of Bavaria, just don't trust the weather. Always bring with you umbrellas and rain coats and even sweaters when the weather sometimes becomes cold esp. in the night.

And what I got now from yesterday's crazy weather??? got some colds and a bit headache. The weather forecast also said that some parts of Germany will be snowing this week. Even the weather last night went down to -7 degree centigrade..really freezing cold!!

Today comes the sunshine again..hope the wea…

A Reader's Request

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I got a request in my tag-board from a reader name Art last Feb. 07, 2008...saying this;
"Ruby, I have enjoyed your blog very much. I was in Hohenfels almost 40years ago. Could you PLEASE post a picture of The Schwarzen Katz restraunt on your blog? Thank You VERY MUCH"

Hello Art, I finally got some photos for you from the Black Cat Restaurant or Schwarze Katz here in Hohenfels...

anyway, this small beer house in Hohenfels is the favorite hang-out of American soldiers....it's just some hundred meters walk from our house but never been there..I also really don't want to go insides because guests or people there smoke too much...But since Jan. 2008, it is already prohibited by law to smoke inside the restaurants...so probably next time will try to go inside the Schwarze Katz..

.here it is...sorry done it a bit late...but anyway "Better late than Never"

my beloved Hohenfels..the farthest buildings are already the housing
of the US soldiers and their family..

the rea…

Fasching in Breitenbrunn, Germany

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We finally witnessed today a Fasching or Carnival in Breitenbrunn, a small town in Neumarkt. My husband read about it in the weekend newspaper. We decided to go there at the last minute. I guess sometimes it is better for us to make a quick decision to go somewhere that planning it ahead. We already woke-up late today. After we ate our brunch, we hurried-up driving to Breitenbrunn since we still don't know if the park place is near or far.

Last year, we witnessed the Fasching in Dietfurth. It is always a Chinese Fasching/Carnival there. It was held this year last Thursday, Jan. 31. I read in the Newspaper that around 10,000 people from different places were there just to witness this fascinating Carnival. They usually have more than 50 groups of participants compared in Breitenbrunn who only have around 20 groups.
We enjoyed seeing the different customes and street dancing during the parade. That was really nice. As usual, I am sharing with you again the photos I took during the …

Hohenfels, Germany

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Some images from Hohenfels, a small town in Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany. It is also home to the Combat Maneuver Training Center (CMTC) of the United States Army.

Some sights to see are the castle ruins in Hohenfels and the beautiful St. Ullrich Church. Hohenfels is a small but beautiful town where you can experience lovely nature around. Here are some images from Hohenfels.

view of St. Ullrich Church from the Schlossberg hill, where the castle ruins are found.


see that small chapel afar, that's the Station of the Cross Chapel


the castle Turm or tower. down the Schlossberg are lots of house. some are even hundred years old already.

zoom view of the Station of the Cross Chapel

that's Schlossberg Turm (tower)