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Hanging out in HAITI


French speaking Haiti which shares its island with the Dominican Republic is known for its sandy beaches, warm weather, and Caribbean lifestyle.

There's no visa needed for travel to Haiti The population of Haiti is 8.7 million The capital is Port au Prince
Have some Pineapple Nog when in Haiti
1 cup pineapple, crushed 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 cup milk
Mix everything together in a blender. Pour into glasses and sprinkle nutmeg on top.

Doumbryis a popular dumpling dish
2 cups flour 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper
Sift flour, salt, & pepper; add water to form dough. Roll dough into 5 inch ropes. Add more flour to prevent stickiness. Boil pot of water and add dumplings to the water. Cook for about five minutes; 
Bon Appetite

Attractions in Haiti; Norte Dame Catholic Cathedral, Parc National Historique La Citadelle, Musee du Pantheon  National & Etang Saumatre

Germany (A Little of This & That on a Budget)

German born Ludwig Van Beethoven
is the king of classical music.
His compositions are some of the best in the 
entire world and his music is still loved
throughout GERMANY.

                                                                                Ludwig van Beethoven

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                                    A Little of This & That on
                                    a Budget $

water, water, everywhere....

Hamburg  the city of water to Lake Constance a water playground resort to Passau where three rivers of water meet to Munichfor delicious beer made of water from the Bavarian Alps. 

Water; you can swim in it , boat on it, and drink plenty of it; Water is a part of everyday life in one way or another.

Budget; spending less money on attractions, dining, lodging, and transportation.

BLOG READERS please join me in Germany as I write about a bit of this and that to do in four spectacular areas of Germany that all revolve around water!!!

Hamburg is known as "the…

Germany on a Budget

 Wilkommen in Deutschland    

Guten Tag!  My first visit to Deutschland (Germany) was in the 1990's when I had to pay for everything in German Marks. I fondly remember how far my money went in those days. Staying at a cozy pension, eating good food, and buying Birkenstocks was very affordable. But things have changed in the 21st Century and Germany has gotten to be rather expensive. 

Still there's so many things that I like about Germany and I come back as often as I can to visit especially when I'm working in neighboring Austria. I have friends in Germany, I can get by fairly well with the language and I'm always yearning to go back to Germany to hike the Alps and be addressed as Frau Adrianna.

Germany can very much be enjoyed on a budget whether you travel north or south or east or west. So follow me as we travel through Germany on a budget.

Berlin is earning a very favorable impression as the city that's the "it" place to visit. From first class theater to…