Tag Archives: Harz

Corona-diary: King Hübich and the roast pork

Christina/ October 19, 2020/ The daily grind

We are approaching our first Covid-19 winter and this is serious: There is again talk about social distancing, about wearing a mask everywhere and about social isolation. Prior to a next possible shutdown I need something for the heart to keep it in me for the dark time of „solitary confinement“: An enchanted forest. Where can I find it? Of

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The tale of one who travelled

Christina/ November 2, 2019/ Culture

This is the tale of one who travelled or more precisely, of one who became a tramp. Let’s call him H. from G. H. decides to hike from Stieglitzeck to Hanskühnenburg companied by three women and one guy on a sunny but cold day (ascidentally on October 31st, 2019). From time to time H. acts like he wants to be

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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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