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30 Oct 2020
Pueckler park in Bad Muskau

Pueckler park in Bad Muskau

The Pueckler park in Bad Muskau is one of the most famous parks in east Germany. The park situates in the town of Bad Muskau. A small town in Upper Lusatia locates at the river Neisse. The whole park consists of an English-style landscaped park. Moreover, it includes an old and new castle as well. The river Neisse divides the park into two parts. The name Pueckler Park is derived from its designer, builder and owner prince Hermann von Pückler-Muskau. Even though he […]

28 Apr 2011
Easter riding a tradition and custom

Easter riding a tradition and custom

Easter riding in the “Oberlausitz” (Upper Lusatia), Germany is a very famous event. Celebrated in Radibor every year on Easter Sunday. Radibor is a small village near the city of Bautzen in southeast Germany. The village is only one location for Easter riding in Upper Lusatia. As a matter of fact, in this area living not only Germans. It’s the home of a Slavic minority as well. However, Oberlausitz is a region in southeast Germany. The area belongs to the state […]

08 Apr 2011
Erlichthof a traditinal village

Erlichthof, a traditional village

Erlichthof, a traditional village in the Oberlausitz (Upper Lusatia) is an amazing place. Especially in the springtime. One of the reasons is, of course, Easter time. Celebrating Easter in the Oberlausitz commits to many traditions. In the spring it’s particularly beautiful here. All the fresh greenery and the blossoming trees just appear after a sunny day. However, this beautiful time combines local traditions and lifestyles. In fact, Oberlausitz is an area in eastern Germany. In the east, the region borders Poland. While in the […]

09 Aug 2010
Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen

Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen

The Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen is a museum in the town of Unterhuldingen. The town is famous for its historically lake dwelling museum. In the German language called “Pfahlbaumuseum”. The town situates on the north bank at Bodensee in south Germany. The lake is also named “Lake Constance” in English. The museum is a collection of dwellings. All were collected from the Lake Constance region. Today, the houses are rebuilt as a museum. The houses were raised on piles right on the waterfront. All houses […]

23 Jul 2010
River Rhine and the Rhine Falls

River Rhine and the Rhine Falls

The River Rhine is one of the longest and biggest rivers in Europe. The river crosses Europe from southeast Switzerland to the northwest of the Netherland. It’s a very important river for Germany. In other words, the Rhine is one of the most used waterways in the world. The Rhine is the biggest river in Germany and very important for the economy and for tourism. Actually, the Rhine has two sources. The first source, the Hinterrhine locates in canton Graubuenden in […]

08 Jul 2010
Lake Constance, Zepplin and River Rhine

Lake Constance and Zeppelins

Lake Constance is the English name of a lake in south Germany. The German name is Bodensee. The English name is associated with the city of Konstanz is situated on the lake’s west end. However, the German name Bodensee derives from early German history. The name is in association with the town Bodman. Three countries border the lake. Germany borders the lake from the north. While Switzerland borders in the south and Austria in the east. The lake locates northbound of […]

12 May 2008
Elbsandsteingebirge a climbing paradise

Elbsandsteingebirge

Elbsandsteingebirge is a small mountain area in the southeast part of Germany. The area is crossed by River Elbe and locates around 30 km upstream of Dresden the capital of Saxony. The Free State Saxony borders the South of the Czech Republic. The sandstone area is shared by both countries. The area is referred to as “Saechsische Schweiz” in Germany. But in the Czech Republic its called  “Böhmische Schweiz” The sandstone mountains are part of a chain of mountains. Followed in the […]