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Germany wears its riches well: elegant big-city charm, small picture-postcard towns, pagan-inspired harvest festivals, a wealth of art and culture and the perennial pleasures of huge tracts of forest, delightful castles and fine wine and beer are all there for the savouring. Deep in the heart of Europe, Germany has had a seminal impact on Continental history. From Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire to Otto von Bismarck's German Reich, Nazism and the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, no other nation has moulded Europe the way Germany has - for better or worse.

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Was ist neu auf dem Hochzeitskleid achten sollten ?

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By zhangdali123 | Views [17]

eine perfekte Hochzeit ist jeder Neuling am meisten sehen wollen , aber aus der Perspektive der neuen Outfit gibt es viele Vorbehalte , so heute Shijiazhuang Millennium harmonische Vereinigung von kleinen Ihnen teilen zu geben, ist zu neues Outfit sollte ... Read more >

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [12]

I have written about the journey Argegno to Goettingen just now. I am gradually catching up the backlog. Too busy! Also I have lost 3 or 4 long stories when the internet crashed just before I saved them! Aargh! Will let you know which ones to revisit ... Read more >

Bach's Wedding at Dornheim

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [20]

In 1707 aged 22 Bach married Maria Barbara at the tiny village of Dornheim in the church of St Bartholomew where his friend was the pastor. The couple walked the 4 kilometres from Arnstadt at the head of a procession. The local warden opened the charming ... Read more >

Bachhaus Museum Eisenach

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [21]

This museum is set up in the house where Bach lived until he was 10 when his parents died in quick succession, and he went to live with his father's identical twin brother's family in Ohrdruf. We saw the tiny rooms and kitchen with furniture from the ... Read more >

Photos: Ladys from Berlin

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By someofmeforyou | Photo Gallery

The day Persephone introduced me to Hecate and Demeter.
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Tags: #berlin #oldladys #advice #gifts

The Wartburg, Eisenach

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [14]

Built in 1067 high in the wooded mountains of the Thuringian forest this fortress was the seat of counts, a mecca for poets and minnesingers, it became the setting for the life and work of St Elizabeth with the poor and sick, then sheltered Martin Luther ... Read more >

Was it a dream?

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [25]

An attic suite in the Hotel Haus Hainstein above mountain forests looking across the valley and up to a Medieval fortress and palace beautifully illuminated as dusk descended.   Awakening at first light, no castle - then was it a dream? Ah ... Read more >

Museum of Musical Instruments Göttingen

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [23]

Viewable only on a Sunday, this exhibition has the oldest recorder in the world, dug out of a cesspit under the Rathaus. Wood has been dated from c1400. A really eclectic collection with many (rather poor) modern reproductions, a few interesting renaissance ... Read more >

Bach on the organ at church of St Jacobi Göttingen

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [22]

And singing Lutheran hymns was a treat at the Sunday service.

Honeymoon in Germany 45 yrs later

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [23]

Wonderful to be back in Germany!

Frankfurt Airport?

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [17]

Miraculously we arrived at the gate with a couple of minutes to spare, even though we had allowed heaps of extra tiime for dropping off the car, bus to airport etc. Only to find the flight delayed because of the atrocious weather. We arrived in ... Read more >

And so my European adventure begins..

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By emily_witenden | Views [48]

After hardly 2 hours of dozing time we landed at 5.30am Frankfurt time..not knowing how to read or speak any German, I was so so lucky to have Maike pick me up as it would have been quite confusing otherwise!! We went back to her lovely apartment (just ... Read more >

Home for the Wedding

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By chancefear | Views [26]

So I've been living in Germany for six months tomorrow and it has been an amazing journey. I started off having never been outside of the United States and now I have been all through Germany and am about to head to France! Everything I have experienced ... Read more >

Tags: florida, germany, help, home, six months, thank you, wedding

Berlin #6 - The Return Home (Aix en Provence)

Thu, 3 Jul 2014 | By kwilson | Views [34]

Greetings From Aix-en Provence -       We returned home from our Berlin trip yesterday ( Tuesday ).  We all agreed it was a fabulous trip and we all learned lots.       Before it is forgotten, ... Read more >

Berlin #5

Thu, 3 Jul 2014 | By kwilson | Views [19]

Hi From Germany (Again) -       It is now later   on Sunday   evening and in a few minutes it will be   Monday   morning.  So, let’s quickly clean up our photo inventory.    ... Read more >

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