Germany - Berlin, Brandenburger Tor

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  • Germany - Berlin, Brandenburger Tor

    The ‘Brandenburger Tor’ (Brandenburg Gate) is one of Berlin's most well known monuments; a landmark with over 200 years of history. The gate is the only remaining city gate of the former city wall. The Brandenburg Gate - a replacement of an older gate -…

  • Germany - Heiligenhafen, marina

    Heiligenhafen, a small city located along the Baltic Sea, has a modern marina with 1.000 moorings. The marina is located at the open part of a bight close to the city centre and the Graswarder Nature Reserve. It is considered being one of the most beautif…

  • Germany - Rügen, Deutsche Alleenstraße

    The road between Gustow on Rügen and Stralsund is part of the first segment - Rügen to Reinsberg - of the Deutsche Alleenstraße (German Avenue Road), which was inaugurated in the year of 1993. The scenic German Avenue Road is a 2.900 kilometres long tree-…


  • Germany - Oranienburg

    In 1646 Princess Louise Henriëtte van Oranje-Nassau married with Friedrich Wilhelm I, Elector of Brandenburg. A few weeks after her move from Kleve to Berlin (1650) she visited a hunting lodge in Bötzow. She was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful surro…

  • Germany - Schwetzingen

    Schwetzingen Palace (Schloss Schwetzingen) was the summer residence of the Electors Palatine Karl Philipp and Karl Theodor (of the House of Wittelsbach). The main building replaces a 17th-century hunting lodge built on the foundations of an older moated…

  • Germany - Oberstdorf

    The huge village meadow of Oberstdorf is dotted with old barns. Being as flat as a pancake it is an ideal place for walking, biking and in winter for cross country skiing. The panorama - a stitch of three pictures - is showing the Allgäu Alps nearby Ober…


  • Germany - Oberstdorf, Oytal

    Oytal is a valley in the south of Oberstdorf and gets its name from the river Oybach. The valley is situated on an altitude of 1.000 meters. In the winter it ‘ends’ at the Berggasthof Oytalhaus, about 5 km’s from Oberstdorf. Besides walking and cycling (s…

  • Germany - Oberstdorf, Breitachklamm

    The river Breitach has cut a deep canyon into the rocks of the Bavarian Alps, almost on the border between Austria and Germany, just south of Oberstdorf. The most interesting part of the gorge is a couple of hundred meters long. On some places the steep w…

  • Germany - Oberstdorf

    Morning fog above a snowy meadow just outside Oberstdorf.


  • Germany - Oberstdorf, Nebelhorn

    The Nebelhorn (2.224 m.) is the highest mountain of Allgäu. It is accessible by the Nebelhornbahn, a cable car from the Oberstdorf. The summit offers a breathtaking ‘400-peak panoramic view’ towards the Alpine massif and on the other hand over the valley…

  • Germany - Oberstdorf

    Our first morning ever in Oberstdorf. Can you imagine we fell in love with the town ??

  • Germany - Füssen, Forggensee

    Forggensee (Lake Forggen), a man made storage reservoir between Füssen and Roßhaupten, created in 1954, when the River Lech was dammed for the first time to create the Lechsee Lake. Forggensee is the fifth-largest lake in Bavaria, with a surface area of…


  • Germany - Lage, watermill

    The watermill in Lage was first officially mentioned in the year of 1270. It was about 200 years later that King Philip II of Spain, as ruler of the Netherlands*, approved building of a mill on the river Dinkel. It is supposed that this was a reconstructi…

  • Germany - Wörlitzer Park

    The Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm, also known as the English Grounds of Wörlitz, is one of the first and largest English parks in Germany and continental Europe. It was created in the late 18th century under the regency of Duke Leopold III of Anhalt-Dessau…

  • Germany - Sögel, Clemenswerth Castle

    Clemenswerth Castle (Schloss Clemenswerth) was erected as a hunting lodge for Elector Clemens August I of Bavaria. It was built between 1737 and 1747 in baroque style. The complex consists of a main building (which was only used by the elector), surroundi…


  • Germany - Burghausen

    Burghausen was first mentioned in an official document in the year 1025. But excavations at the castle have shown that the area has been inhabited since the Bronze Age. The town has developed over thousands years, but it is not possible to say how long th…

  • Germany - Limburg an der Lahn

    Limburg - developed around a castle from the late 7th century - was first mentioned in documents in the year of 910 as "Lintpurc", when the St. George monastery was founded by Konrad Kurzbold. The town became stone ramparts in the 12th and following centu…

  • Germany - Donaustauf, Walhalla

    The Walhalla - modeled on the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens - is a Hall of Fame to honor German speaking artists, writers, philosophers, scientists, politicians and other historic men and women. (For me as a Dutchman it was a bit odd to see some fa…


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