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Circular hiking trail along the small Saale to the Bismarck tower

Circular hiking trail along Small Saale to Bismarck tower

After a short break with bread and a cup of tea, we leave the huge garden of the Cistercian Abbey Pforta, today a private school, through the mighty garden gate towards Naumburg, right next to the creek of so called Kleine Saale, a tributary of the S...

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Hike to the Kloppstock spring and to the Bismarck tower

Hike to the Klop…

After visiting the state school in Pforta and gett...

Wood carving - an encounter with wood art in Garnbach

Wood carving - a…

We were on our way from Roßleben-Wiehe to the sma...

Fords become bridges - the history of the settlement

Fords become bri…

Since people settled, there have always been certa...

Shakespeare’s - playwright, actor and businessman

Shakespeare’s …

Understandably, we also wanted to use our stay in ...

Hike to the Kloppstock spring and to the Bismarck tower

Hike to the Kloppsto…

After visiting the state school in Pforta and gett...

Wood carving - an encounter with wood art in Garnbach

Wood carving - an en…

We were on our way from Roßleben-Wiehe to the sma...

Fords become bridges - the history of the settlement

Fords become bridges…

Since people settled, there have always been certa...

Pontus Greek People - ancient Merchandisers

Pontus Greek People …

During our travels through the ancient places of T...

Passengers at the piano - at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Passengers at the pi…

It is no longer new idea, since there are several ...

An atmospheric evening in Budapest - Loreena McKennitt

An atmospheric eveni…

It is almost an eternity ago that Loreena McKennit...

Würzburg - Backdoor Connection at Wurzburger Hofbräu

Backdoor Connection …

As part of the "Hygiene Congress, Wound Congress, ...

The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

The Vesela Druzina O…

After the performance of the Calgija Sound System ...

Red thimble on the Eselspfad hiking trail near Billroda

Fox Glove on the Ese…

Just slightly cloudy skies and not too powerfully ...

Rhubarb - origin and history of cultivation

Rhubarb - origin and…

The tour around the weekly market, which is still ...

The Robinia or Black locust is coming - slowly but continuously

The Robinia or Black…

I can well remember when, as part of a carpentry p...

Thistles - not just wild plants - a feast for the eyes in the garden

Thistles - not just …

Many gardeners see thistles just as weeds, but the...

Discover the Unstrut river and gain knowledge of wine

Discover the Unstrut…

The river Unstrut meanders for a total of 192 kilo...

Tea - preparation rituals as different as the dishes

Tea - preparation ri…

In almost all cultures on earth, tea is prepared i...

Visiting a tea house - choosing a variety is difficult

Visiting a tea house…

If you come from the far north of our Republic, dr...

Dondurma - typical Turkish ice cream from Maras

Dondurma - typical T…

Who of us adults and children is not a fan of ice ...

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