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.
The Federal State Hessen is located in west-central Germany. Wiesbaden serves as its capital and Frankfurt am Main is the largest of its cities. This German state is home to over 6 million people as well as a plethora of flora. In fact, 42% of Hessen is covered by forests, making it Germanys greenest state.
Of course Germany is rich in interesting places, historical sites and overcrowded attractions. Under this heading we want to present the hidden gemstones, not touched by mass tourism but worth a visit.
The Hunsrück region, located in southwest Germany in Rhineland-Palatinate with the volcanic Eifel region to the North and the Saarland to the south, is a hilly region with vast forests. The mountain range extends about 100 km from southwest to northeast and is about 30-35 km wide. The average height is about 300-500 m with the Erbeskopf being the highest point with 816 m above sea level – and even hosting a few slopes for skiing during winter.