Tag Archives: Harz

Braunlage: A day out of time

Christina/ January 27, 2019/ The daily grind

Winter can be fun too. Whereas snow in the city can be a pain in the ass, the icing sugar white substance can be dreamlike under a blue sky and in the great outdoors. That’s what we witnessed last Sunday in Braunlage. But watch out: whoever is mad enough to go to the Harz mountains at the weekend when blue

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Through the wildly romantic Bode Valley

Christina/ December 28, 2014/ The daily grind

On advent 4th we set off to our last tour this year. This time we were heading for Thale and from there we took off to the wildly romantic Bode Valley – one of the finest gorges of the Harz mountains. According to the “program” we initially walked through the valley towards Treseburg. From there we walked on a steep

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Tour of the angel: A fairy tale of angles, renegades and funny trolls

Christina/ November 24, 2014/ The daily grind

Well, it is about christmas time, although outside temperatures of yesterday’s hiking tour rather reminds of spring than winter. However, this is the time of the year when fairy-tales are told. That is why I chose the form of an experimental didactic play spiced with thoughtful humorously reflection to describe our trekking tour though the evergreen and springlike enchanted forest

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Tour romanesque: Mägdesprung-Selketal-Falkenstein-Sternhaus

Christina/ September 21, 2014/ Culture

Well, actually the whole thing started earlier, namely with the trip of the Selke Valley Train from Gernrode to the Mägdesprung. From the station at Mägdesprung we walked downhill to the Selke Valley. At the beginning we passed the three ancient Hammerfactories and also the first stamp-collecting stations. Collecting stamps was especially exiting this time as the tour held the

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