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Schloss Holyhill

Autumn is kicking in, and where first the fish and dragonflies were hovering between the little frogs in the water, all colors we see now are from fallen leaves. No more carps. The giant Sequoia is said to be one of Germany’s biggest ones. I’m thinking of subscribing it to the big tree database, so […]

Odenwald / Bergstrasse : castles and ruins

Here, in the “Bergstrasse” (“mountainstreet” or also known as “Strada Montana”) in Hesse, Germany, are plenty of castles and ruins. As they are all lined up from north to south on the first hills of the Odenwald, I am interested if it would be possible to walk from the most north one (Frankenstein) to the […]

Battenberg-Mountbatten special

click for larger image Although the weather was not that nice (cold, wet, windy), we went uphill to enjoy the view from the ‘Goldenes Kreuz’ onto the Rhein Valley click for larger image close to the Schloss Heiligenberg on the Heiligenberg (‘Sacred Mountain’) click for larger image On the Jugenheimer Hauptstrasse, the road from the […]