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Passing Lower Remstal to the medieval centre of Waiblingen

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Passing Lower Remstal to the medieval centre of Waiblingen

Our first visit to Waiblingen by bicycle through the Lower Remstal had led us into the mediaeval town center of Waiblingen, which had a lot of interesting half-timbered houses, remains of the city wall and the High Observing Tower on the Zwinger, which are really visitable places, not to forget the Park-like landscape on the Remsinsel (island).

Ludwigsburg - at the drawing board planned and realized city

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Ludwigsburg - at the drawing board planned and realized city

Deeply impressed by the huge park of the Ludwigsburger Residential Palace, which we got to know during the street music festival, we had started to a tour of the city, which should bring us further peculiarities of this planned town at the beginning of the eighteenth century together with Heidi and Rainer.

Bicycle tour Lower Remstal - Waiblingen as a destination

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Bicycle tour Lower Remstal - Waiblingen as a destination

And again, our hosts, Heidi and Rainer, had come up with an interesting bike tour that was to guide us through the wonderful Lower Remstal to the city of Waiblingen, which is a medieval town known for its connections with the royalties of Staufer. Especially the Old Town area, with its magnificent half-timbered houses, points to the long history of the city, which was particularly important in the Middle Ages.

Hohenasperg - mighty fortress and escape castle

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Hohenasperg - mighty fortress and escape castle

Our tours along the Celtic cycle path finally brought us to the Hohenasperg, thecastle mountain, which was already settled during the Stone Age and by 500 BC was even a Celtic princely seat with an escape castle.

Visit of the Celtic Museum in Hochdorf - Celtic Hiking Trail

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Visit of the Celtic Museum in Hochdorf - Celtic Hiking Trail

Very extensively we had visited archaeological sites from Greek and Roman antiquity during our camper-cultural trip, had discussed their dissemination areas and cultural achievements, and had repeatedly encountered the Celts and their cultural assets.

Sepp Bögle, the stones-stacker from Radolfzell

Sepp Bögle, the stones-stacker from Radolfzell

The repetition of a television program on the subject of "extraordinary activities" had made us aware of the activities of Sepp Bögle who is building stone-stacks to small art works without adding any glue or other helping materials in Radolfzell during the summer.

Jever - city stroll along the parks around the old city

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Jever - city stroll along the gardens and parks around the old city

Green City Jever - not without reason Jever is named as the green city because the town is heavily influenced by the five elongated moats with its ancient trees that once surrounded the historic center as a moat protective layer.

Belfry and weekly market of Jever

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Belfry and weekly market of Jever

Regardless from which side of the old town of Jever you are approaching, always the bell tower as the second tallest building in town is in the center of the image.

The Krick Sea areas in the forest of Upjever

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The Krick Sea areas in the forest of Upjever

Due to local law situation and in return for huge amount of new construction areas, other areas have to be given back to nature as green land.

Rime on trees and grasses in Friesland

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Rime on trees and grasses in Friesland

Early in the morning the weather forecast had warned of fog banks and freezing drizzle, which in the north often can quickly lead to incalculable ice on the roads.

Cultural history of Frisia - Schlossmuseum Jever

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Cultural history of Frisia - Schlossmuseum Jever

It is next to the beer known as one of the landmarks of the city Jever in Frisia and shows a variety of artifacts about the city and the surrounding history of the past centuries: the Castle Museum in Jever's Castle.

A visit to well-known St. Lamberti Church in Oldenburg

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A visit to well-known St. Lamberti Church in Oldenburg

To the northwest of the Castle, in the center of Oldenburg, the architecturally wonderful building of St. Lambert's Church can be visited that is often referred to holy St. Lamberti.

Emden - youthful looking harbor town at Dollart

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Emden - young looking harbor town at Dollart

After our walk through the fishing village of Greetsiel, we went back to Emden, where a short tour through the city, should end our day trip to Ostfriesland completed by Laura.

Short city trip to Passau - the town shows signs of autumn

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Short city trip to Passau - the town shows signs of autumn

We had already completed the already mentioned visit of our main sponsor and supporter Fendt-Caravan within the project "A journey of Intimacy and Culture along the Roman Roads" due to the upcoming TUV appointment and the gas prove of the project caravan, and fixed further intermediate targets for the return journey to the south.

950 years Anhausen - tractors in the center of celebrations

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950 years Anhausen - tractors in the center of celebrations

After the first written mentioning of the town Anhausen in the year 1067, the celebrations for the 950th birthday of the place took place, which Lydia and Georg offered us during our stay as a short-trip destination.

Iphofen - wine landscape and medieval town center

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Iphofen - wine landscape and medieval town center

During a walk through the vineyards of the Schwanberg, we first became aware of Iphofen, then, together with Brita, had visited some wineries and the local "Vinothek", a very special wine shop, which was followed by a tour of the town through the partial medieval scenery.

Kitzingen glows - Christmas market and a short history

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Kitzingen glows - Christmas market and a short history

In contrast to the past few years, the Christmas market in Kitzingen should be limited to one weekend anymore, but the motto still is "Kitzingen glows", we were interested and still lack of time able to go, so we passed on the old Main bridge on Saturday evening again.

History and - Mainbernheim is ready for Christmas too!

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History and - also in Mainbernheim it makes a lot of Christmas!

We used our tour through the town of Mainbernheim near Kitzingen not just to explore the medieval fortifications of the city, of course, as well to look at the Christmas customs and Christmas decor, which is found in the windows, at the doors and many facades of the house.

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