User:Albanbruchig

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Hello everyone, I'm Albanbruchig. I'm a student residing in France. I have dual French (from Elsass/Alsace) and American (from Northern Virginia) nationality. I started editing on Wikivoyage (and Wikipedia in general) a few months ago. On Wikivoyage I usually work on pages about destinations in France (in both English and French).

This page was partly inspired by ThunderingTyphoons!'s amazing work on their own.

Upcoming Trips[edit]

Nothing planned to date

Last Trips[edit]

  • Alsace, Germany (Baden, Pfalz), Luxembourg, Paris, Switzerland (Basel and Lausanne)

Interesting Facts[edit]

Extreme Points[edit]

My records Place
Northernmost Helsinki Airport (only transiting, if it doesn't count, then Oslo)
Southernmost Lima
Easternmost Muscat
Westernmost Los Angeles
Closest to the equator Lima
Highest Somewhere in Colorado, or in the French Alps
Lowest Sea Level
Furthest inland Denver Airport

Countries that I have been to (+ my favorite cities there)[edit]

  • Andorra (Andorra-la-Vella)
  • Belgium (Brussels, Ghent)
  • Denmark (Copenhagen)
  • Finland
  • France (Paris)
  • Germany (Dresden, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Potsdam)
  • Norway
  • Morocco
  • Oman (Muscat, Salalah)
  • Peru
  • Portugal (Lisbon)
  • Qatar
  • Spain (Barcelona)
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland (Basel, Genève, Zürich)
  • United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
  • United Kingdom (Aberdeen, Glasgow)
  • United States (Philadelphia, Washington DC)

Places I dream of going to (random order)[edit]

  • South Africa (Cape Town/Cederberg, Johannesburg + Kruger NP, Durban, Port Elizabeth)
  • Tanzania (Dar es Salaam, Mt. Kilimanjaro)
  • Peru (Cusco, Machu Picchu)
  • Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Darwin, Hobart)
  • Taiwan (Taipei)
  • Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto)
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar, Karakorum)
  • Germany (all of Bavaria)
  • Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kaliningrad/Königsberg)
  • Poland (Warsaw, Gdansk)
  • Greece (Athens, Sparta, Marathon, Mt. Olympus) -> Trip next October!
  • Lebanon (Beirut, Mt. Lebanon)
  • Syria (Krak des Chevaliers, Palmyra, old Damascus)
  • Turkey (Istanbul)
  • Kuwait
  • Qatar (Doha, Zubarah)
  • Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Kaffa Region as I love coffee!)

All towns that I have been to with my personal region classification (because of my love for geography) (being redone)[edit]

Alba/Scotland[edit]

  • Scotland/Alba: Aiberdeen, An Gearasdan, Cùil Lodair, Glesga, Inbhir Nis, Stirlin

Alemannisch/Alemannic German[edit]

(Note: I am transcribing Alemannic German through Standard German)

  • Baden: Freiburg, Heidelberg
  • Basel: Basel
  • Berlin: Berlin
  • Elsass: Kolmar, Münster, Strassburg
  • Mülhausen: Mülhausen
  • Sankt Gallen: Weesen
  • Zürich: Zürich

Gulf States[edit]

  • Oman: Muscat, Salalah
  • Qatar: Doha
  • United Arab Emirates / الإمارات العربية المتحدة: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Ai Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Jebel Ali, Liwa, Ras-al-Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm-al-Quwain

Arpitania/Arpitanie[edit]

(Note: I am transcribing Arpitan/Franco-provençal through French)

  • Genève: Genève
  • Savoie: Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
  • Valais: Sion
  • Vaud: Lausanne

Països Catalans/Catalan Countries[edit]

  • Andorra: Andorra-la-Vella
  • Catalunya: Barcelona, Perpinyà
  • Osnabrück
  • Hamburg: Hamburg
  • Hessen: Frankfurt-am-Main, Idstein
  • Holstein: Lübeck

Nederland (includes Vlaanderen/Flanders)[edit]

  • Brussel: Brussel
  • Vlaanderen: Gent


Occitània/Occitanie:[edit]

  • Lengadòc: Agde, Besièrs, Montpelhièr, Nimes, Pesenàs, Seta, Tolosa, and countless little towns the most important one being the one where I live, Pomeiròus (FR: Pomérols).
  • Provença: Marselha


  • Mecklenburg: Schwerin
  • Normandie: Bayeux, Honfleur
  • Occitània: Agde, Besièrs, Montpelhièr, Nimes, Pesenàs, Seta, Tolosa
  • Oman / عمان: Khasab, Muscat, Salalah
  • Portugal: Cascais, Estoril, Evora, Lagos, Lisboa, Óbidos, Setúbal, Sintra
  • Sachsen: Dresden
  • Sachsen-Anhalt: Wittenberg
  • Scotland / Alba: Aiberdeen, An Gearasdan, Cùil Lodair, Glesga, Inbhir Nis, Stirlin

Oïlie[edit]

(Note: all dialects transcribed through Parisian French)

  • Normandie: Bayeux, Caen, Coutances, Étretat, Honfleur, Mont St-Michel, Rouen, Yport
  • Île-de-France / Parisis: Paris, Saint-Cloud, Saint-Denis, Versailles, Vincennes

United States[edit]

  • California: Los Angeles
  • Colorado: Carbondale, Colorado Springs, Denver, Dinosaur, Georgetown, Golden, Grand Junction, Vail
  • District of Columbia: Washington DC
  • Florida: Fort Myers, Key West, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Tampa
  • Georgia: Atlanta, Austell, Doswell
  • Utah: Moab, Vernal
  • Virginia: Alexandria, Arlington, Dulles, Fort Monroe, Hampton, Richmond, Sterling