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Germany in short

Germany in short

Days: 50 (11 rest days) Km: 981 Paid accommodation: 36 nights Free accommodation: 14 nights Best food: Steckrübeneintopf (mashed turnip with smoked sausage) Best drink: Gin Sul Favorite word: Frühstück Favorite place: Hamburg Germany in one word: Hanseatic League During the almost two months we were hiking in Germany, we went through many regions and experienced many situations which… Continue Reading

Eastern Frisia

Eastern Frisia

Our last ten days in Germany brought a lot of variety; from the city of Bremerhaven to rural areas with cows, horses, and sheep, from the mighty Weser to the peaceful Ems-Jade canal, from days with non-stop rain to beautiful sunny days. The closest we got to the North Sea was walking on a dyke… Continue Reading

From the Elbe to the Weser

From the Elbe to the Weser

Leaving Hamburg behind, we were soon in the North German countryside, hiking in a huge half circle through fields and vast forests, until we reached the Elbe again. Unfortunately, our luck with the weather did not continue (it was fall, after all), and we had to make use of our rain capes quite often. The… Continue Reading

Hamburg!

Hamburg!

It took us a few days to walk from Lübeck to Hamburg, and despite the pleasant surroundings and almost non-stop sunshine, we could hardly wait to finally arrive in one of our favorite cities. Hamburg had been on our mind for quite a while, as we could stay with friends there and also because it… Continue Reading

Bye-bye Baltic Sea

Bye-bye Baltic Sea

The boat trip with Swanje and Loreley on our rest weekend included a very short stop in Wismar, a charming hanseatic town, boasting some impressive examples of Brick Gothic architecture. In the following hiking days, we visited Wismar two more times; once for lodging and the second time hiking through. A few days later, we… Continue Reading

Baltic Seaside Resorts

Baltic Seaside Resorts

For some more days, we were hiking close to the water, but not at the open sea; several islands in front of the mainland had created calm lagoons rimmed with weeds or small forests. Soon we would reach the German Baltic coast again, with an impressive succession of seaside resorts, still buzzing with holidaymakers in… Continue Reading

Hiking in Germany

Hiking in Germany

We arrived in Germany, Moiken’s motherland, where we encountered a different hiking reality. The regions are much more densely populated and there are more places open to eat or to sleep, even in the low season. Finally, we spoke the native language of the country and could talk to all people we met. In terms… Continue Reading