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Hamburg can be best explored by bike or foot. Since it’s a fairly big town, we opted for bikes. Cheap and so much fun.

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A wonderful fountain in Altona, a former Danish city that has been part of Hamburg for decades.

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Astrid wasn’t sure if she liked it or should be concerned about all these statues shooting water out of their mouths.

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It’s a sizeable spitting operation.

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We checked out the old Elbtunnel, the only connection between main Hamburg and many harbor working places until the 50’s.

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You take the elevator down and ride your bike to the other side of the river. So cool.

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And then you have an ice cream on the other side of the tunnel and enjoy the view of beautiful Hamburg.

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Back on the other side, we headed down to the ‘Speicherstadt’, the old warehouse district, now a popular place for new media companies and hip families.

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You can still find carpet exporters but the majority of new business deal in bits and bytes.

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Is there a better way to end the ride at another magic playground? The sandlots are so massive, I wish I was a kid again.

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Time to get to work. We need wet sand.