Category Archives: Sports

56th Miesau Horse Races (Pferderennen)

This weekend, Joe and I took a drive out to Miesau to see the 56th running of the horse races there. We weren’t entirely sure where the event would be held, but it proved easy to find. It’s just off … Continue reading →

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The Bostalsee

Yesterday, Joe took a half-day holiday. The weather was perfect: 76 degrees F (24 C) and not a cloud in the sky. We wanted to spend it outdoors because the big H on the weather map is drifting south, and … Continue reading →

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The Sport for Real Men

This is a crowd of over 10,000 people on their feet, holding out their long mufflers as they cheer on Fussball-Club Kaiserslautern, or 1FCK, during their match against Mainz this last Saturday. How do I know these people are on … Continue reading →

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Strolling and Nibbling

This Saturday and Sunday, Rodenbach and nearby Weilerbach teamed up to host their annual Kulinarische Wanderung–literally translated, a culinary stroll. This proved to be every bit as enjoyable as it sounds. The three-and-a-half-mile (six-kilometer) route passed nine different tents offering … Continue reading →

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