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Thomas Cook – troubles and famous timetables

Thomas Cook, one of Europe’s biggest tour operators, is in financial difficulty. Cooks invented the package holiday and have been in business for more than 150 years. Cooks are blaming political unrest and natural disasters in key holiday destinations as … Continue reading

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Ersatz Bond

The girl watched the comings and goings on the platform. The poetry of departure. I smiled at her as the Ost-West Express began to leave Berlin Zoo station. It was a brisk November day. I asked the girl if she … Continue reading

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An incident at Friedrichstrasse Station

The uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East in 2011 have caught the world by surprise. Another momentous event that caught everyone on the hop was the construction of the Berlin Wall. It happened quite unexpectedly on 13th August … Continue reading

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