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B for “Ballenstedt im Harz”

Well, we´re on to B for now. B for Ballenstedt! This is where Johann Arndt, the author of “Four books of true Christendom” with considerable influence in Russia (!) was born on the 27th of December 1555 – or perhaps … Continue reading

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Walking with “Rübezahl”

Good times up North in the Czech Republic deep in the Krkonose mountains (Riesengebirge). It´s not just about the snow, but being in remote wilderness areas – somewhat like the “Schwarzwald” and the “Erzgebirge”, which we visited previously. Back in … Continue reading

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