{Speicherstadt, docklands, Hamburg}  On the final day of my friend’s visit, we headed to the Speicherstadt, or the old customshouse area of Hamburg.  This whole area (an island of about 2.2km or 1.3 miles) is now called HafenCity (Hafen is German for harbor).  HafenCity is currently the largest urban planning project in Europe, converting the…

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I spent this past weekend in Hamburg, the economically-powerful port town on the northern tip of Germany.  The weather was horrible – constantly gray with intermittent rain showers and what felt like 50mph winds.  Lovely.  Nevertheless, I was out with my camera. Here’s my Visual Top 10 – not the most beautiful things, but the…

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