Timberwolves Europe 2013, Daily Posts & Extra Days now in Chronological Order. [Updated]

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) [Editing on the iPad was painful enough just to get this in reverse chronological order. ] [UPDATE] I'm on a regular laptop and have put the posts in proper order. [UPDATE … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Daily Posts & Extra Days now in Chronological Order. [Updated]

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII footsteps in Halle Germany. 10 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) A beautiful Halle sunset 9 May will bring dawn on a brand new day. . . It was a busy day today. Our guide for the day was Matthias Maurer, founder … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII footsteps in Halle Germany. 10 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII footsteps Koln to Kassel. 8 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play a movie.) Here is a bit of photo catch-up for our cross-country travel day on Wed. 8 May. We left Aachen, actually east of Cologne, and traveled a windy route across Germany … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII footsteps Koln to Kassel. 8 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. Part II. 7 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Here are more photos and info for Tue. 7 May. After leaving Mareike and Peter at Frenzer Muhle (use Google translate) we stop by Indemann viewing platform for a quick look … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. Part II. 7 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Berlin, The Last Day. Mon. 13 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge.) Today is the final 1/2 day of the tour, though everyone doesn't scatter for return to the U.S. or extra days in Europe until tomorrow. As required by Berlin law we have an 'official' guide … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Berlin, The Last Day. Mon. 13 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Potsdam & Berlin. Sun. 12 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Happy Mother's Day to all. Today we leave our wonderful visit in Halle, Germany and head for Berlin. . On the autobahn we stop at a very fancy truck stop run … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Potsdam & Berlin. Sun. 12 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Halle Germany. 10 May Video sampler.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) It was a busy day again today. Following is a infintesimal taste of what the day was like. After an extensive morning tour by bus of important sites in the history … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Halle Germany. 10 May Video sampler.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. Part I. 7 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] [UPDATE: Galleries were out of sync. Fixed. Sorry.] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) As it is Friday 10 May let's see if I can get photos posted for Tuesday 7 May. Hopefully you have seen the … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. Part I. 7 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Koln to Kassel. 8 May sampler.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Mostly a driving day, with stops along the way. Beautiful green rolling hills and pristine old towns you wouldn't see in 'normal' sightseeing. These videos don't show much of the countryside … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Koln to Kassel. 8 May sampler.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part I.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Following is the wreath-laying in Zundert I missed Saturday 4 May between the museum in Aachtmal and the new plaque unveiling in Etten-Leur. Sorry! Our excellent bugler Kevin Valentijn who honored … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part I.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. 7 May sampler.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) I'm still wayyyy behind in blogging . On tour from 8:30am to 6:30pm today. (We didn’t miss any meals though. I have my priorities.) Here is a sampler for today. Shaky … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. 7 May sampler.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, On The Road to Breda, 3 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts on what this tour is about.) Today we depart Amsterdam for Breda, NL. Pictures say it all else it would take a book to describe just this one day. (Click on photos to enlarge or play.) You're either on the bus or off the bus. A little … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, On The Road to Breda, 3 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013: Early arrival, Anne Frank, Meet and Greet. 2 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] M'lady and I depart and thus arrive 1 day early for the Timberwolves tour explained in my previous post. Colorado sunrise on departure day Tue. 30 Apr: (Taken with my iPhone5 while letting the dog out in the back yard. Click on photos to enlarge.) One can never have too … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013: Early arrival, Anne Frank, Meet and Greet. 2 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013 Tour (or Amsterdam to Prague, but not Zagreb)

[Categories TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY.] (I'll explain A-P but not A-Z before I finish.) Officially it is the "Following in Their Footsteps, Part II" tour. 'They' are the U.S. Army 104th Infantry Division. The footsteps are their 9 months of battle in Europe during WWII from aproximately Sep. 1944 to May 1945. Some basic definitions for the … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013 Tour (or Amsterdam to Prague, but not Zagreb)