Monthly Archives: March 2012

Pictures of a postcard (11)

‘The silence of a society’ A travel back in time; April 1968 – ten years before the tram would disappear – the Hüttenbergstraße in Neunkirchen situated in the German federal state of Saarland. A real postcard this time and not … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (10)

‘Nostalgia for a tram’ It’s the famous discussion of an elderly American couple on a European guided and tight organized tour. “Henry, dear, what date it’s today?” “June 7th honey.” “Okay, than this must be Amsterdam.” The way their trip … Continue reading

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The Burma Railway

‘The Hellfire Pass Memorial’ It goes beyond the scope of these series to write a tourist brochure. Unfortunate these days the Burma Railway history, foremost on Thai soil, became a venture for leisure and happiness, certainly good for the well … Continue reading

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The Burma Railway

‘The phantom of the hangman’ In the morning around ten o’clock when a train departs from the Kanchanaburi station in the direction of Nam Tok (Thai for waterfall) the party can begin. The festivity of a touristic ride along the … Continue reading

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