“Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!” – we were 100 million years too late!
We had been saying that we would like to get back beside the sea. Well, now we have, albeit around 100 million years too late!
The Sächsische Schweiz (Saxon Swiss) National Park is a Cretaceous sea bed, now turned into a magnificent landscape of sandstone stacks, tors and canyons, punctuated by basalt cones and towers. And, being Germany, just the odd castle. Here and there!
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We’ve seen the film, watched the TV series, played the board game and today – we sat in the famous prisoner’s courtyard in Colditz Castle.
To actually visit such an iconic place was one of the most amazing experiences of my life.
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Who needs Disneyland when REAL places like this exist?!
Fairytale city I was promised. Fairytale city I got. Rothenburg ob der Tauber is truthfully THE most beautiful place that I have ever visited.
Who needs Disneyland when real places like this exist?!
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Heidelberg. At last. I thought I had applied for a job here when I left Uni. Everyone told me how beautiful Heidelberg was and how much I would enjoy it. Turned out the job was in Hamburg – and thankfully, I didn’t get it anyway!
We drove in along the river Neckar. Although all public transport is dog friendly, we thought that it would be easier to drive into town…
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