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Witches In Germany’s Harz Mountains Posted by on Oct 29, 2018

Guten Tag! Recently I gave you the creepy story of Walpurga Hausmannin, one of Germany’s most famous witches from the 16th Century. In today’s post we’ll continue on the witch theme by talking about a place in Germany that is famous for its association with witchcraft. To get to this place you need to visit…

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The Edelweiss And Its Meaning Posted by on Aug 22, 2018

Guten Tag! Today’s post is all about Edelweiss. I have countless pieces of jewellery from Germany with the Edelweiss on it, but it was only recently that I stopped to wonder: Why, exactly, is the Edelweiss so symbolic of Germany? What does it mean? Why is it everywhere? First of all, it came to my…

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Der Bodensee (Lake Constance) Posted by on Jun 9, 2010

Last weekend my family and I made a one-day trip to Lake Constance so I thought this beautiful region is worth a blog post. Lake Constance is situated in the very south of Germany and its shore adjoins also the borders of Schweiz (Switzerland) and Österreich (Austria). With 536 km² it is the biggest See…

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