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Bamberg

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Unlike Würzburg, Bamberg escaped the Allied bombing in WWII, and the town is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. We arrived at the stellplatz at lunchtime, and there were fortunately a few spaces so we parked up, had lunch and set off into town – a 20 minute walk along… Read more »

Würzburg

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Würzburg is the city at the northern end of the so-called Romantic Road, which wends its way down to Füssen and Schloss Neuschwanstein in Bavaria, which we visited last year. In March 1945, around 90% of the historic city of Würzburg was destroyed in just 17 minutes by 225 Lancaster bombers…. Read more »

From Wetzlar to Oberhof

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Wetzlar Carol started getting déjà vu as we pulled into the stellplatz at Wetzlar, and after getting out of the van for a quick look-see, she confirmed that we had stayed there previously. On checking the map on this blog, we did indeed stay there just over a year ago… Read more »

From Roermond to Mayschoß

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Roermond On the way out of Roermond we stopped at the Kapel In ‘T Zand cemetery, a Catholic cemetery with small Protestant and Jewish partitions. In this cemetery are the graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. J.W.C van Gorcum,… Read more »