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The Golden Roof  
   

The Golden Roof

Finished in the early 16th Century, this balcony, roofed with 2738 gold-plated copper tiles, was built so that the emperor could watch tournaments in the streets below.
Bavarian Roadtrip

November 12th 2006
With family in country, we jump in a rented 4WD and head down south to revisit some of our favorite, and some of the most famous, Bavarian sites. And for those of you who have attention spans similar to mine, and have no intention of finishing the blog itself, please note that there are three pages of photos to accompany this blog, all worth a look. Our trip started out when we left Heidelbe ... read more
Europe » Germany » Bavaria

German Flag 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
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