Hike to the Goseck ancient solar observatory

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Hike to the Goseck ancient solar observatory

We had already been told several times about the circular moat not far from Goseck Castle, now the ancient building, better known as the “solar observatory”, should be hiked.

Christmas market in Halle: a solution despite Corona?

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Christmas market in Halle: a solution despite Corona?

The four decentralized “Halle Christmas Markets” on the market square, Domplatz, in front of the Ulrichskirche and on Hansering had to close due to the currently new 15th SARS-CoV-2 containment ordinance of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, which has been in force since November 24th, 2021.

Rosarium Sangershausen and Burg Querfurt / Saalekreis

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Rosarium Sangershausen and Burg Querfurt / Saalekreis

We were already on the way back from the Rosarium Sangershausen on the BAB 38 in the direction of Halle when Detlef remarked that we should also make a short detour to the castle in Querfurt.

Sangerhausen waste dumps characterize the landscape

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Sangerhausen waste dumps characterize the landscape

Anyone who passes the motorway junction near Sangerhausen on the A 38 motorway in the direction of Berlin will be amazed at the huge rock cones in the landscape, which after many years of storage are only partially greened and can therefore still be recognized as "man-made".

Finnelauf - each for himself & yet together: for a good cause

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Finnelauf - each for himself and yet together: for a good cause

This year the Finnelauf will not be stopped by the corona virus. For a long time, the organizers of the SG Finne Billroda advised ideas on how the traditional and nationally known run, which is so popular with athletes, can be set up even in pandemic times.

Hohe Schrecke - mountain range invites you to linger

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Hohe Schrecke - mountain range invites you to linger today

The red sandstone mountains Hohe Schrecke, a striking ridge between Saxony Anhalt and Thuringia, lies, in a broader sense, between Bretleben and Reinsdorf in the north, Gehofen, Nausitz and Donndorf in the northeast, Langenroda, Garnbach, Wiehe and Allerstedt in the east, Lossa in the southeast, Hauteroda, Oberheldrungen and Heldrungen in the west and Braunsroda in the northwest.

Frosty hike up to the Brocken at Harz Mountain

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 Frosty hike up to the Brocken at Harz Mountain

When it comes to hiking, the Harz region really offers something for everyone. Even those who associate hiking more with the term “walking” will find a network of easy-to-use terrain paths in most tourist locations, which can often be varied as desired.

Cycling - Joining the Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Eight

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Cycling - Joining the Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Eight

The Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Eight (Acht) is a 178 km long regional tourist cycle route in Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia, which connects the cycle routes along the Saale, Unstrut and White Elster.

Wendelstein Castle - impressive stop on Unstrut cycle path

Visible from afar and therefore attractive for visitors, the Wendelstein castle ruins are located between 30 and 50 meters above the Unstrut river on a gypsum rock that slopes steeply towards the shore.

Nebra Sky Disc - 100 million insurance value

The thriller about the Nebra Sky Disc still never ends. It was initially the tense story about the professional robbery of the artefacts after the sky disc was found on July 4th, 1999 on the Mittelberg in the former municipality of Ziegelroda near the city of Nebra in Saxony-Anhalt, now it's the analyses of the actual age the sky disc that excite the mind.