Tag Archives: Konstanz

Excellent beer in Konstanz………………

This is a little reminder for my friend and colleague Mike of time well spent in Konstanz and the consumption of some excellent beers………..not quite up to Svyturys standards I know, but an excellent substitute at the time. Look forward … Continue reading

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The Zeppelin Museum – Friedrichshafen

Whilst attending a recent conference in Konstanz my colleague and I took the opportunity to explore a little and arranged visits to the Zeppelin Museum and the Dornier Air Museum, both in Friedrichshafen. A fifty minute speedy trip by catamaran (which … Continue reading

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Minaret or I.C.B.M. on the banks of the Rhein

© Kindadukish. Photograph looking across the River Rheine in Konstanz towards the Melvana Mosque at sunset.

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Cool Kindergarten…………

This kindergarten building was next door to the conference villa I was recently at during my Konstanz visit and it rather puts to shame the shabby and dour buildings that house many infant and junior schools in the UK. The … Continue reading

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Me Jurgen………you Heike! (Me Tarzan……you Jane)

On my recent visit to Konstanz the temperature was so hot (33c) that the locals took to diving off the bridge into the River Rheine to keep cool. Of course “elf and safety” would have banned this in the UK … Continue reading

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Punk Police……….in Germany of all places!

Seen near the waterfront in Konstanz, members of the local gendarmerie on patrol and the policewoman with a very distictive hairstyle……..  

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Streetlife in Konstanz

On my recent visit to Konstanz in Germany I spent a considerable time wandering around the old town simply to take in the wonderful architecture of the city.  Konstanz is situated on Lake Constance (the Bodensee in German). The Rhine … Continue reading

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Hotel Petershof, Konstanz……….avoid like the plague!!!!!!

Booked a 6-night stay to attend a conference with a colleague and charged “top dollar” for a poky little room which could just about get the bed in. I had specifically asked for a double bed and got two single … Continue reading

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