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Germany
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Book cheaper Flights to Germany

Why are these flights to Germany so much cheaper you ask? The answer is easy, they are booked from a German Travel agency, flights cost less there. I have personally been flying with them for years.   You are able to pay with a US credit or debit card. If you have a German Bank […]

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Wartburg, Eisenach
Germany
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Eisenach, the Martin Luther Saga and home of J.S. Bach

After an exciting week in Leipzig, we stopped in Eisenach and Erfurt and discovered those towns and their history Not far from Erfurt and to the West is Eisenach looking up to the Wartburg castle. Martin Luther, who was a monk, spoke out against church corruption and angered the Pope and Emperor, putting his life […]

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Franconia Tracht, traditional clothing
Germany

Franconia’s traditional Folk clothing or Tracht

When growing up in Franconia, my parents took me to nearby villages for their Folk Parades. Franconia is in northern Bavaria, many of their costumes or Tracht have their roots from the Baroque period. The “Splendor of the Tracht” is celebrated in Ochsenfurter Gau. The richly decorated Tracht of Lower Franconia is not without reason […]

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Elbe river, Dresden Tour boats
Germany
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Dresden should be on your Bucket list

Dresden is always worth a visit. Unfortunately it was almost completely destroyed in a firestorm allied bombing in February 1945. After so many years, it is now completely rebuilt. I have been there twice, first time in 2006, right after the Frauenkirche was erected, and at Christmas 2012 to visit the Dresdner Striezelmarkt At the […]

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Triberg waterfall, wasserfall
Germany
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Germany’s highest Waterfall is in the Black Forest

A natural spectacle of a special kind is the waterfall in Triberg. Foaming and roaring, the waters of the Gutach river plunge down 163 meters. On the paths along the waterfall cascades, you will experience this magnificent natural wonder. We informed ourselves at descriptive boards about animals, plants and peculiarities of the waterfall area, We […]

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Cologne cathedral, Kölner Dom
Germany
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Cologne Cathedral- Germany’s most exciting Church

If you would take the train to Cologne, you practically step out of the Central station and see this immense historic Cathedral or Dom looming in front of you. This time we met up with daughter and family, who vacationed a couple days in Amsterdam, a three hour train ride away. To pick them up, we […]

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Externsteine, Teuteburger Wald
Germany
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Natures Wonder, the Externsteine

The Rock formation is exciting, because their cultural-historical significance is still not fully understood. It is known that the mountain chain originated about 80 million years ago. The Lower Cretaceous sandstone was placed vertically in the area of ​​the Externsteine ​​and since then shaped by erosion. Today, the stones can be climbed through two staircases. […]

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Ruegen, Northern Germany
Germany
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A vacation spot in the North on the German Baltic Sea

In the north of the largest German Baltic Sea island, there on the peninsula Jasmund, extends a several kilometers bright white chalk coast The best-known formations are the “Stubbenkammer” and the 118 meters high Königsstuhl or king chair. The Swedish King Karl XII. fought a naval battle in 1715 against the Danes right there. Today, […]

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Cevapcici, Balkan sausage
Eastern European Travel
Main Course

Cevapcici, a Balkan Sausage

I ate this dish in the former Yugoslavia in 1986 (now Croatia) on the way to the famous Plitvicer Lakes. I always ordered a Grill Plate, it was a safe bet because of the language barrier. One way or another I ended up with Cevapcici, a Balkan sausage on my plate.  Cevapcici, a Balkan Sausage […]

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Edelweiss flower in Austrian, Bavarian mountains
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Germany
Southern Europe

Edelweiss, the “Eternal Flower”

The Alpine Edelweiss (also Leontopodium alpinum) is the only native plant in Central Europe representative of the approximately 40 known Edelweiss species, which are widespread in the mountains of Europe and Asia. It is found in the Alps, the Carpathians and in the Jura, where it settled after the last ice age as an immigrant […]

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