Buried Treasures in Idar-Oberstein April 26th 2008 I’m a big fan of semi-precious stones, and seeing a church that had been built into the side of a rock seemed pretty cool to me, so I was happy we were invited along on a tour group headed to the town of Idar-Oberstein.
The bus takes us through the town itself to reach the mines located just outside of town, and up quite a steep road. These mines, the Gemstone Mines Steinkaulenberg, are th ... read more
Europe » Germany » Rhineland-Palatinate As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
My husband and I just moved back to Florida, but we lived in Maryland from June 2008 until October 2009, and we lived in Heidelberg, Germany from June 2005 until June 2008. I created this TravelBlog to share our experiences and pictures with our family and friends. We love to travel, so I hope that shows! :) I also love photographing new and beautiful places, so I hope you enjoy both the blogs and the photos!
This photo of us was taken in Nuremberg, Germany in early 2004.
The blogs begin with the Spring of 2006. Don't forget to check out some of my favorite photos from our past tr... full info