Fifteen Little Photos from Hamburg

I thought I was going to like Hamburg and I was right. This was despite persistent rain and a nasty cold. I think I liked Hamburg for all the wrong reasons; it's industrial, a second city fighting for its own personality and a little bit dirty in places. That said, it has a great transport network, lovely streets to walk along and a patchwork of neighbourhoods to stroll in and out of. Oh and don't get me started on Franzbrötchen. Or Astra beer. But mainly I'm all about Franzbrötchen. And I thought the Scandinavians did cinammon pastries the best... Hamburg, I stand corrected.

Here are the photos I snapped as I explored the city by foot and hung out at MS Dockville Festival for Must Love Festivals ( taken from my Instagram account).

And you can listen to a playlist inspired by the music I listened to at MS Dockville, read all about the hotel I stayed in and see some more photos from the festival.

Later this week I'll have more photos from the city itself. Taken with my big camera. Oooh.

Have a great Monday and a wonderful week everyone!

Frances M. Thompson

Londoner turned wanderer, Frankie is an author, freelance writer and blogger. Currently based in Amsterdam, Frankie was nomadic for two years before putting down some roots with her Australian partner and having a baby boy in July 2015. In 2017, she launched WriteNOW Cards, affirmation cards for writers that help build a productive and positive writing practice. When not writing contemporary fiction, Frankie shops for vintage clothes, dances to 70s disco music and chases her son around Amsterdam.
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