Tag Archives: cultural heritage

Trees and People in the City:

Normally when you think about the cultural heritage of a city you tend to think about famous buildings, public squares and streets rather than about greenspaces and trees. However this needn’t be the case. Trees in urban areas are increasingly … Continue reading

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Carnival in the Eifel

It’s getting close to Carnival time here in Germany – however due to the Corona pandemic festivities will be somewhat muted this year, if virtually non existent. Normally, at this time (around mid February), the whole population goes a bit … Continue reading

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Castles, Vineyards and Ancient Villages

In the shadow of Burg Thurant: The austere twin towered fortress of Burg Thurant stands impressively on a hill top overlooking the winding streets, ancient houses, inns and vineyards of Alken, a medieval wine village situated on the lower Mosel. This dramatic scene symbolises everything … Continue reading

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