As humans we prefer to present the bright side of life, but to show the complexity of Germany every aspect of history must be shown. As November is inherently a grey period, this month in Germany is in various ways dedicated to mourning, to memorize grief and loss.
This August I made a trip to Saar-Hunsrück Naturpark – Saarschleife – Trier – Meeting my cousin from the VG Orchester Saarburg-Kell (as well as the mayor of the city of Saarburg and the president of the VG Orchester Saarburg-Kell)
Fischland-Darß-Zingst is a 45 km long peninsula on the Baltic Sea between Rostock and Stralsund. It is part of the third-largest national park of Germany, the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park.
Of course Germany is rich in interesting places, historical sites and overcrowded tourist attractions. Under this heading we want to present the hidden gems, untouched by mass tourism, but worth a visit.
Frankfurt (am Main) is a city of contrasts. Wealthy bankers, students, hipsters and greenies coexist in a city that has some of the highest, most avant-garde skyscrapers of Europe (for whom it is often called Main-hattan) next to well maintained old buildings.