History

The Veste Coburg

The Veste Coburg           by Claudia Lindenlaub-SauerThe Veste Coburg, nicknamed the "Crown of Franconia" because of its towering silhouette, is one of the best-known castle complexes in Germany. It lies on a hilltop in the hilly country...

Jan Hus and Jerome of Prague in Constance

One of the central themes in the history of the city of Constance is the Council, which took place here from 1414 to 1418 and at which, after almost 40 years, the Great Western Schism was ended and a new Pope, Martin V, was elected. Many of today’s still existing …

History of the city of Constance

History of the City of Constance           by Christian SchallerConstance is the largest city on Lake Constance and can look back on two thousand years of history. The Baden-Württemberg city lies directly on the border with Switzerland and...

Water!

Water !   by Thomas Büser Madrid may be located on a dry plateau. But if you think there is no river here, you are mistaken.A look at the virtual map is not exactly encouraging: the much-travelled Spanish coasts are between 350 and 600 kilometres away. Larger...
Water!

Water!

Water !   by Thomas Büser Madrid may be located on a dry plateau. But if you think there is no river here, you...

On the road to Amiens

On the road to Amiens

On the road to Amiens   by Anja WeinbergerI love to look - more precisely, I love to sit in a church and let the space...

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