Archive for category: Germany

  • Half A Timber Is Better Than None

    Half A Timber Is Better Than None

    Germany has more scenic routes than you can shake a stick at. You can choose to follow the Fairy Tale Route, the Asparagus Route, the Porcelain Route, the Silver Mines Route, the Romantic Road, the […]

  • Germany’s Newest UNESCO Site

    Germany’s Newest UNESCO Site

    On the way home from Sean’s birthday weekend trip, we made a little detour to visit Germany’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site.   The full name of it is Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey, located […]

  • The Pied Piper

    The Pied Piper

    On the way back to our hotel after visiting the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, we stopped in the town of Celle to find a nice place to have dinner for Sean’s birthday. Celle is another town […]

  • Bergen-Belsen Memorial

    Bergen-Belsen Memorial

    For Sean’s birthday weekend, one of the things he wanted to do was to go see the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.   Of course I was interested in seeing it as well; it’s just not something I […]

  • It’s Mines, All Mines!

    It’s Mines, All Mines!

    In the last blog post, you saw that we visited a few towns in the Harz Mountains region of Germany and that I wrote quite a bit about our stop in Quedlinburg, whose old town […]

  • The Heart of the Harz

    The Heart of the Harz

    If a person can get sick of visiting cute little German towns that are full of half-timbered houses, it hasn’t happened to me yet. We spent a weekend visiting some towns in the Harz Mountains […]

  • Visiting Kassel And A Castle

    Visiting Kassel And A Castle

    Kassel, Germany had been on my list of places to visit because there is a UNESCO site there called Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe. Once I started researching the area, though, I realized there was a lot more […]


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