Hiking in Germany
For our second hiking trip in the Palatinate, we tackled the stretch between Waldfischbach and Heltersberg, which is largely identical with stage 4 of the 9-stage “Pfälzer Waldpfad” (the Palatine Forest Trail).
The Soul Rocks in the Palatinate
Out of our three planned hikes, this was the one about which I had been most wary: for one, it was the longest at 12 km (our hosts from the Rheinland-Pfalz Tourism Board had assembled our hiking
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Hiking in Germany The Coalminers Trail
There are two things you should know about the Muttental Mining Trail, east of the Ruhrgebiet, Germany’s old industrial heartland:
Firstly, for nearly all of the trail’s 9 km, you would never think that you are in the middle of what is essentially a city of 7 or 8 million people, the fifth largest urban agglomeration in Europe. Even on the few occasions where you leave the dense and deeply lush forests, you will find
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Cercedilla Dreaming All the leaves are brown…
… and the skies are grey.
I’ve been for a walk …
…. on a winter’s day.
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Hiking in Germany
We continue our exploration of the Ruhrgebiet:
Hiking the old German Industrial Heartland The Emscherweg
This walk is short, just right for the time of the year when there are so few hours between dawn and dusk. It features a park, a river promenade and a lake.
St. Petri Church
But beware: nothing is quite what it seems. The idyll is only skin deep: in “earth terms”, a few meters of top
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Lost? Don’t despair. There’s always light at the end of the woods …
A photo Easy Hiker took on a hike where they got lost.
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