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Fulda, Germany Fulda, Germany

Just a few kilometres down the road was the Fulda River and township of Fulda with its massive Benedictine Monastery that was first was founded in 744 by St Boniface’s disciple, Saint Sturm. In latter years, it served as a base from which missionaries could join Charlemagne’s military on campaigns. With renovations and rebuilds taking […]

Sondershausen to Eisenach (Car Journey) Sondershausen to Eisenach (Car Journey)

Today Bob and I continued our journey through northern Thuringia. First stop, though, was the church. Mirror image, the outside was a little different to the norm. A quick snapshot of some slate covered buildings. Sighting three spires, a snap decision to make a stop in Bad Langensalza was made. This was a town of crooked rooves. […]

Spandau to Halle (Saale) to Sondershausen (car) Spandau to Halle (Saale) to Sondershausen (car)

The coming week will see Bob and I journey by car to the Thuringianwald.   This, our first day, took us to Halle (Saale). Situated on the Saale River, it was a town steeped in history. Arriving on the outskirts of the Alt Stadt, Bob and I exited the car, where upon our ears were […]