Germany

@ Bremen

Today we reached the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, which is the smallest state of Germany consisting mainly of the town of Bremen and Bremerhaven. The historic city centre of Bremen truly  fascinated us. We had managed to park close to the centre next to the Beck beer factory and from there crossed the bridge …

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Eastern Friesland

We went to explore the region of Krummhörn, a remote area of Eastern Friesland (Ostfriesland) in the northwest of Germany, bordering the Netherlands at the mouth of the river Ems. Pilsum lighthouse What is the most tilted tower in the world? If you think it is the leaning tower of Pisa you are mistaken. The church tower …

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@ Aachen

We were on our way to the Netherlands now, but had to stop at Aachen and visit the cathedral which played such an important role in our history. Guided tour Corona version We had parked on the outskirts of the city in a very nice area next to a park from where it was a …

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Eltz Castle!

Today we visited the Castle of Eltz – one of the most spectacular medieval castles in Germany, very well known and a favourite with photographers too. We parked at a hill to the south of the castle, where we could also stay overnight with the caravan. From here a circular route leads you to the …

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Devils Gorge

Narrow gorges and crevices, overgrown with moss and lichen, huge rock towers, mighty stone blocks with bizarre weathering forms – a wild, original landscape we went to explore near Ernzen, close to the border of Luxembourg. Our tour led us through the Devils Gorge down to the river Prum and up to another part of …

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@ Völklingen Ironworks

Today our program was not about nature or historic towns, but to explore the industrial monument of the Völklingen Ironworks – an historic landmark of German engineering and an Unesco World Heritage Site. In 1883 Carl Röchling started to produce iron at the river of the Saar. He implemented new technologies like the Thomas procedure …

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