Andernach’s City Walls, Round Tower – Germany
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The Donjon of Andernach. One of the most visual reminders of the 9-year-war is the Round Tower of Andernach, its donjon. After the french army sieged and captured this city they destroyed many of Andernach’s city defences. Its favorite way … Read More

Andernach City Walls, Ochsentor – Germany
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City walls of Andernach. Andernach is a small city near the river the Rhine. It is one of the cities that still has most of her medieval city walls. Every medieval city had a few gates to let people and … Read More

Basel, Public transport and cabs – Switzerland
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Public transport. Basel, like every big city, has her own infrastructure and public transportation to make the city tick. A nice benefit of a good working public transportation is fewer cars on the street. Fewer cars on the street is … Read More

Basel, the colored roof tiles Cathedral
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Basel. The roots of the Basel Minster or Cathedral lie in the 1st century BC. At first they built a monastery, which they later on replaced by a Roman fort. In the early 9th century the construction started of a … Read More

Cologne, a visit to her churches
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The most famous church in Cologne is the Cathedral (the ‘Kölner Dom’). This World Heritage site is a fine piece of Gothic architecture. Cologne also has 12 older churches of Roman architecture that are worth a visit. Do you want … Read More

Cologne, a trip to the birth place of Eau the Cologne – Germany
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    The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Cologne is its impressive Cathedral (‘Kölner Dom’). This is the first thing that can be seen when arriving by train, even before leaving the station. But there is … Read More