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Re: Hackescher Markt and Hofe, Berlin: Where Gumbo Was #72

HistoryDigger ·
Lovely. I KNEW I'd seen this Gumbo puzzler before but couldn't place it. Thanks for this article about a fascinating location in Berlin. We had a great time this this summer and last. Full of enticing shops and art installations.
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Hackescher Markt and Hofe, Berlin: Where Gumbo Was #72

PHeymont ·
The Gumbo Guessers have done their best with this week's puzzle, but it has defied solution, although Jonathan L got the right city. It's Berlin, alright, a city with two rail transit systems (U-Bahn and S-Bahn) and where poor maintenance caused a...
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Exploring New Roads

Jonathan L ·
Travel leads us in new directions. In this instance, the art he's looked at in his travels has led Jonathan L to new directions in writing.
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August in France: Not so dead after all!

PHeymont ·
With August and the traditional French exodus to the beach just ahead, visitors might wonder just what there is to do in Paris, or in France generally. The truth is that while many stores and restaurants take extended vacations, many are open, and...
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"Swiss Siberia" hits 0° while Europe bakes

PHeymont ·
Most of Europe has been experiencing a heatwave so far this summer, with sustained temperatures in the high 90s(F, high 30s C), causing discomfort and health issues across the continent. And yet, one village in Switzerland closed out August by falling...
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"Black Saturday" to jam French roads

PHeymont ·
If you're planning to to leave tonight on a vacation road trip in France (don't you wish you were!), tonight and tomorrow may not be your best days, because they are the first day of the traditional French August vacation break. Traffic authorities...
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Let them eat bread! But maybe not this month...

PHeymont ·
Finding a fresh loaf of good bread in Paris may be about to get tougher, and not because of a change in the bread. France has just scrapped a 1790 law that required bakers to notify the government of their closing plans, and allowed the government to...
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France: Ten top events for August

PHeymont ·
Despite some cancellations, there's lots to do all over France in August, while most of France is on annual vacation.
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