Tag: Palace

The Song of the Nibelungs: Drachenfels

There is a famous epic German poem called The Nibelungenlied (say that three times quickly!) or The Song of the Nibelungs. I’ve actually read most of the poem – as an English translation – but for some reason have yet to finish it. Anyway, one of the main characters in […]

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Aschaffenburg, DE

Aschaffenburg is a town in the German state of Bavaria that’s about 45 minutes away from where we live in the German state of Hesse. I had wanted to go there for a while, so on the lazy, rainy weekend after Christmas we took a Sunday drive to go check […]

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Dresden, DE

The second part of our long weekend to celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary was spent in Dresden. I had previously spent one night in Dresden in 2009 with my friend Morissa before I moved to Germany.  We had been to Oktoberfest in Munich and then spent a few days in […]

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Dinkelsbühl, DE, The Romantic Road

While we were in Rothenburg ob der Tauber the weekend before Christmas, we made a side trip to the town of Dinkelsbühl, which is about 35 minutes south on what’s called The Romantic Road.  The Romantic Road (Romantische Straße in German) is about 220 miles long and has lots of […]

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