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May 3, 2016 - Coburg - Stefan and Gaby

A little late in to Frankfurt. The temperature was 9 degrees, a little different from the 39 degrees we had left in Cambodia. Our bags seemed to be the last ones to come out on the carousel, but always good to see yours bags after a multi flight leg. After clearing customs, I called the car lease guy to arrange to collect us. We have leased a little Citroën for our stay in Europe. After about 15 mins he collected us and we drove to his office to settle the paperwork. Then we were on our way - trying to make sure we drove on the right side...

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Aug 30, 2014 - Coburg

Once we left Nuremberg, we started our trek to the town of Coburg. Given it was sort of on the way to Dresden, and given we live in a suburb of the same name, it was impossible to go past as a stop. Plus, there was a historic old town and a castle there, so what more of an invitation did we need? We were both excited when we came to the sign that said "Welcome to Coburg". We wanted to take our pictures under it, but there was no where to stop the car. Eventually I found a car park, opposite a majestic square which had a statue of someone...

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Aug 30, 2013 - Visiting Prince Albert’s family home – Coburg

After our palace experience the day before and it was looking like a good day we decided to go to the town of Coburg. Until the end of World War I was capital of the duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The town is not dominated by any former prince-bishops residences or churches as the history of the town is clearly linked with protestant Lutheran reformation of the 16th century. However it did have a ducal family which were highly successful in marrying their offspring into the great royal houses of Europe. Our own Queen Victoria married...

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