By Henk Bekker

ISBN-10: 1588435032

ISBN-13: 9781588435033

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In June, the Kieler Woche is the largest sailing regatta in the world. On the second weekend in July, Berlin is invaded by the Love Parade, the world’s largest techno-music festival. Despite a decline in attendance in recent years, 29 those over 25 would be wise to avoid the capital for the weekend. In August, the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth has around 65,000 tickets available, giving applicants a 10% chance of success. The Museumuferfest (Museum Bank Holiday) in Frankfurt, the last weekend of August, is one of the largest in the country and combines popular entertainment with cultural events.

Entrance Fachwerk . . . . . . . Half-timbered Fähre . . . . . . . . . . . . Ferry Fahrrad . . . . . . . . . . . Bicycle Flughafen . . . . . . . . . . Airport Fluss . . . . . . . . . . . . . River Frei . . . . . . . . . . . . . Free Gaststätte . . . . . . Restaurant (Inn) Geschlossen . . . . . . . . . Closed Hauptbahnhof . . Main Railway Station Ja (wohl) . . . . . . . . . . . . Yes Kein Zutritt .

Town Hall Schloss . . . . . . . . . Castle/palace See . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lake Straße . . . . . . . . . . . . Street Straßenbahn . . . . . . . . . . Tram Tankstelle . . . . . . . . Gas station Weg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Way Zug/Züge . . . . . . . . Train/trains n Suggested Reading Nonfiction Two lovely German histories that were published in 2004 are pleasures to read despite the academic credentials of the authors.

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