Where

I've

been

selected international travels

 

month, year

country

places where I've seen something interesting and/or done something useful and/or met someone nice

comments and excuses

links

October 2016

Germany

Würzburg
Mainz

donkey service

flickr album

June 2016

Romania

Bucharest

teaching a writing course

flickr album

May 2016

Germany

Saarbrücken
Heidelberg
Oldenburg
Flensburg
Rostock

lecturing and checking out university cities ...

flickr album

September 2015

Germany, Czech Republic

Dresden
Prague
Leipzig

flickr album

March/April 2015

Germany

Münster
Köln
Wiesbaden
Landau
Trier

flickr album

February 2015

Germany

Aachen
Oberhausen
Bonn

nanotech talk

flickr album

December 2014

France, Germany, Belgium

Paris
Nürnberg
Bonn
Bruges

speaking and listening

blog entries

August 2014

Germany

Hannover
Braunschweig

city break

blog entries

March 2014

Germany, France, Spain

Paderborn
Frankfurt
Paris
Sitges

picking up a prize and exploring human evolution

blog entries

August 2013

France, Germany

Vaison-la-Romaine
Strasbourg
Würzburg
Marburg

big family tour (with small Fiat convertible for the excursion into la France profonde)

blog entries

October 2012

France

Lyon
Drome

visiting IGFL at Lyon

blog entries

September 2012

Germany

Hamburg

THOR conference

blog entries

August 2012

Germany, Czech Republic, France

Cologne
Prague
Frankfurt
Paris

EuCheMS conference at Prague

blog entries

July 2012

Germany

Halle
Dresden,
Würzburg

lectures on astrobiology

blog entries

August 2011

Germany, Austria, Hungary

Frankfurt
Wien
Budapest
Regensburg

Main/Danube walking experience

blog entries

December 2010

France, Germany

Paris
Frankfurt
Würzburg

The sun comes out (or not)

blog entries

November 2010

France

Lyon

Sale el sol

blog entries

October 2010

France, Spain

Paris
Barcelona

Intrinsically disordered proteins meeting at Barcelona, getting there by night train from Paris

blog entries

August 2010

France

Paris
Amiens
Lille

Urban walking experience

blog entries

April 2010

France, Germany

Paris
Bad Nauheim
Düsseldorf
Köln

Urban walking experience

blog entries

August 2009

France

Paris

Because it's there

blog entries

July 2009

France

Avignon
Tulette
Vacqueyras

family visit and wine research by TGV & Peugeot convertible

blog entry

June 2009

Germany

Jena
Leipzig

Micro lecture tour, climate friendly thanks to night trains from and to Paris

...

April 2009

Belgium, Germany, NL

Liege
Köln
Wageningen
Emmerich

Family visits and city explorations

...

July/August 2008

France

Le Portel
Boulogne

Dover-Boulogne by Catamaran (company went bust soon after)

blog entry

April 2008

Germany

Mainz
Frankfurt

...

...

August 2007

Italy

Venice

Biennale

Blog entries

April 2007

Germany, Lux.

Luxembourg
Münster
Aachen

First Eurostar trip to Germany

...

July/August 2006

France

Sete
Carcassonne
Narbonne

Languedoc with a whole lotta history

...

June 2006

Spain

Madrid

Freudian business (orally fixated)

report

August 2005

Spain

Sevilla
Málaga
Córdoba

Andalucía for hyperthermophiles

...

April 2005

Cuba

Matanzas
Varadero
Havana

Sequel to last year's successful trip

pix

August 2004

France

Nice
Arles
Avignon
Orange
Vaison la Romaine
St.Cyr sur mer

Touring Provence with a Renault Mégane convertible

...

April 2004

Cuba

Matanzas
La Habana

Interviewing Cuban researchers

...

July 2003

Spain

Madrid
Dolores de Pacheco (Murcia)
La Azohia (Cartagena)

Digging for Neanderthals

...

April 2003

Spain

Madrid

Meeting the mongoose the second time

report

July 2002

France

Paris

Some microbiology conference

...

March 2002

Germany

Köln

Interviewing a painter (seriously)

...

Feb. 2002

Netherlands

Eindhoven
Maastricht

...

...

Oct. 2001

Netherlands

Amsterdam

Urban walking experience

...

Sept. 2001

Netherlands

Eindhoven
Rotterdam

Getting my brains picked by a major publishing company

...

August 2001

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Neurochemistry conference

...

August 2001

Netherlands

Eindhoven
Amsterdam

...

...

April 2001

Germany

Mainz
München

interviewing various scientists

...

August 2000

Colombia

Bogotá
Cartagena de Indias

Conference on tropical medicine

...

August 1999

Germany

Berlin

37th IUPAC congress

...

June 1999

France

Tulette
Marseille

Starting off the convertible tradition with a Fiat Punto

...

June 1998

Germany

Berlin

Last of many visits on ribosome business

...

Feb. 1998

Germany

Marburg
Würzburg
Regensburg

Reading tour "Exzentriker des Lebens" (accidentally hitting cities where I lived earlier)

...

August 1997

France, Switzerland

Strasbourg
Avignon
Tulette
Geneve

36th IUPAC congress at Geneva

...

March 1996

France

Montpellier

Protein engineering conference

...

August 1995

Switzerland

Basel

23rd FEBS Meeting

...

August 1994

Germany

Mainz

European Research Conf. on molecular recognition

...

May 1993

UK

Oxford

One-way trip

...

April 1993

Spain

Barcelona
Sitges

European Research Conference on protein folding

...

Sept. 1992

France

La Grande Motte
Montpellier
Nimes

First European Seminar on High Pressure and Biotechnology at La Grande Motte

...

Aug. 1992

Ireland, UK

Dublin
Oxford

FEBS conf. at Dublin, visiting future workplace at Oxford

...

April 1992

France

Tulette
Avignon
Vaison-la-Romaine
Orange
Grenoble

High pressure expts. at Grenoble, family visits in Drome region

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Oct. 1990

France

Aussois
Colmar
Strasbourg

conference in Aussois; cycling in Alsace

...

Sept. 1988

UK

Edinburgh
Kirkwall
Glasgow

Interrail trip to Orkney Islands

...

Aug. 1987

NL, B, F

Gent
Amiens
Lille
Paris
Versailles

Taking the old 2CV to its native country

...

August 1984

NL, B, F

Lille, Bayeux, Les Sables d'Olonne, Mimizan, Toulouse, Sete, Tarascon, Dijon

Tour de France in slow motion

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