Long Geschichte Short

Shows are done for this trip. We made a lot of friends in 10 days and stocked up on stories, from the heartwarming to the absurd. Lena goes on to star in a one-woman show in Rochester, and Kate &amp…

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Eye Are High??

Spent the day walking around Zürich, mostly just peeking into expensive shops and drinking coffee. There were some weird ducks we enjoyed watching for a bit. 

We weren’t told when to be at the venue, so we opted for a…

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Pardon Me, Swisster

Got a little behind, but here we are. Had a nice little outdoor breakfast in Freiburg and left for Switzerland. It was an easy 2 hour drive. At the border, we were asked if we had anything to declare and then…

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Klimperstube

We were sad to leave Reiner’s hammock haven but we had to get to Lena’s table tennis match. An hour in to our drive, we realized we forgot a bag. Luckily, it was only CDs, gummies, and fake nails. Could’ve…

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Hammock Haven

Longest drive of the trip. 3 and a half hours from Marburg to Stuttgart. Not too bad. Parked outside the venue, Café Galao, and explored the secondhand shops along the street. We were told ahead of time that Galao is…

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Stefan, Z, and The Brand New Key

Started our day with Lena-made cappuccinos, a review of "Angel from Montgomery", and quickly learned "Brand New Key". Then we took a walk up to Landgrafenschloss, the castle that overlooks Marburg. Lots of stairs, but the view was worth it. We rewarded…

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Dog Day Off

Day off. Woke up in our converted circus trailer and had a hearty breakfast with the chickens and rooster. Headed off to Marburg, home of the Brothers Grimm. It's castle-crowned* university town with great energy. We had a few hours…

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Offenbaa-baa-baach

Show for the day is at Hafen 2 in Offenbach, only 20 minutes drive from Schalander. It's an open air venue on the water with a cafe, bar, and loads of space for people to lounge outside. They also have…

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Hand Claps & Hand Cheese

Arrived in Maintal and greeted by Birgit at Schalander. This is our only repeat venue from last year and it's one of our all time favorites. We were immediately presented with a stocked food basket. We had plenty of time…

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Have You Heard the Neuss?

Woke up refreshed, got some groceries, and headed to our next destination. On our way to Neuss, we stopped in Cologne for a picnic and an outdoor rehearsal. Tonight’s gig was a Sofa Concert called Rhinestage, hosted by Maik and…

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