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Tequila Cocina Mexicana in Mannheim

My husband had gone for lunch one time at Tequila Cocina Mexicana in Mannheim and said it was better than other places we’d had Mexican food (or rather German approximations of Mexican food) in Germany. It still wasn’t quite authentic, but was better. So, I figured we could go while Read more →

Having My First Flammkuchen (Flame Cake) in Mannheim

When we went up to Mannheim May 19th, we were just planning on stopping in the city so my husband could pick up something at a store. When we got there, we found a lot of roads blocked off due to a Catholic festival that was going on. There were Read more →

Photo a Day: July 15th-22nd

I didn't take a picture of a plate for the 18th, but I took this one on the 21st for this prompt. This is one of a few hand-painted plates that belonged to my paternal grandmother.

The next eight prompts for Photo a Day July were finger, sign, your addiction, plate, animal/insect/pet, eyes, 9 o’clock, and upside down. Although I did take pictures specifically for a few of the prompts, most of them were taken on the 21st rather than on their assigned days. 15. Finger Read more →

Photo a Day: July 8th-14th

The next seven prompts for Photo a Day July were lunch, big, your favorite colour, letter, texture, open, and building. I planned to take a picture for the first prompt, forgot, and then had to settle for taking one of dinner. The rest of the week, I didn’t remember to Read more →

My Birthday Weekend Part 3: Our First Time in Mannheim (Part 2)

After walking away from the water tower, we wandered through a neighborhood and ended up at the Christuskirche Mannheim (Christ Church of Mannheim). While we did not go in, I took a few pictures of the exterior. We kept walking around and found the Rosengarten Mannheim, a convention and conference center. Read more →

My Birthday Weekend Part 3: Our First Time in Mannheim (Part 1)

Originally we were going to go to Speyer on January 14th, but my husband suggested Mannheim because we could park in the lot for the PX, walk to the train, and take a a quick S-bahn. On the way over to the PX, we heard on the radio that there Read more →

Passing Germany’s Vehicle Safety Inspection & Registering the Mazda 3

our license plate

As I mentioned the other day, our car didn’t initially pass the safety inspection, which is required to be able to register the car in Germany. We were able to get it reinspected in Mannheim before we got the car registered. Among the requirements are that one must have a Read more →

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