Hamburg is the ideal place for a city break – compact enough to explore by foot yet with multiple attractions worth exploring. However Situated on the bustling river Elbe, Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe. However, the city is home to much more than merchant ships. Grand historic buildings, beautiful lakes and canals, a museum dedicated to chocolate and plenty of Christmas markets are just a few of the highlights a visitor can experience in this epic city.
Outdoor climbing wall at Schanzenpark in Hamburg, Germany. According to one Flickr account, the building is an old WWII bunker. Its exact address is on http://thesmalleningworld.com/the-smallening-world/2012/07/16/graffiti-climbing.
Enjoy the beautiful German culture in pictures. All of the pictures below were taken by either my sister Dana Spaulding, my wife Claudia Spaulding or myself. If you would like to use any of these pictures for personal use be my guest.
Spend 48 hours enjoying the sights of Hamburg on a 125 Euro budget. The Budgettraveller visits the beautiful Michaeliskirche and is lucky enough to listen in on the Easter rehearsals of the church orchestra. He eats currywurst and enjoys an afternoon of art browsing at the Kunsthalle museum. Kash visits the Karoviertel district and continues his musical pilgrimage and browses the many thrift and designer boutiques nearby. He enjoys the local Alsterwasser, equivalent to shandy, in a bar in…