Day 3: From German bar to historic spa
How to see the best of Bamberg in one morning This morning, we had around three hours or so to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bamberg. The whole town is inscribed, for its unique architecture. It is visually very attractive. We vaguely remembered the way to the old town from last night, though […]
Amazing Days Out: Documentation Centre and Nazi Party Rally Grounds
Documentation Centre and Nazi Party Rally Grounds, Nuremberg Nuremberg has a lot going for it. Stunning architecture, a plethora of magnificent churches, and its famous sausages spring to mind. However, there is a part of its past that I’m sure it would rather forget. To its credit, it has not forgotten its role in the […]
Day 2: From one Burg to Another
Nuremberg – a lesson in how to recover from a terrible mistake After leaving our lovely host this morning, we headed to the nearby Weissgerbergasse, a remarkably quaint street that is very typically German. The thatched buildings are all various colours, which makes for a charming scene. This was especially true as it was about 8.30am, so […]
Guten Tag from Nuremberg!
Goodbye Manchester, Hallo Nuremberg! So today we set off from Manchester Airport on our two and a half month journey across part of Europe. We are currently in Nuremberg, where our journey begins. We’re staying with a lovely lady who works as a scientist in Erlangen, which is our home town Stoke-on-Trent’s twin city! Nuremberg […]