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Weekend Summary

Friday: Work, Nap, Read, Download, Buffy

Saturday: TAR, Leipzig, Download, TAR

I will expand on Leipzig tomorrow, but here is a brief summary: Leipzig is the best city I have visited in Germany so far, hands down. It is most unfortunate that the Leipzig 2012 Olympics bid was derailed because I think this city has […]

Gay Leipzig

Friday night I decided to scratch my gay itch—but this time instead of going to gay Berlin, I decided it was feasible to take a late train to Leipzig, enjoy the gay night-life and then take the first train back on Saturday morning.

And it was. I took the 21:50 train from Weimar arriving in […]

Sunday Again!

So today was like my previous two Sundays in that it started with a trip to Café Laden with my copy of The Economist.

I returned to the flat* where I did a load of laundry and a bit of web surfing: I am trying to plan a trip next weekend to someplace more cosmopolitan […]

New Orleans American Bar

This is a… gay bar! Originally uploaded by elmada.

So, as some of you might recall from a recent blog entry, I found the website for the “New Orleans American Bar” in Leipzig and was somewhat surprised to find that this gay bar had a Confederate Flag on its homepage.

So it was with […]

The Travel Begins…

I’m about to leave on an ICE train for Leipzig and its Stasi Museum. Tomorrow I will fly to Lisbon and next Tuesday I’ll be off to Hoosierland.

And no, the ICE train is not cold.