Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany April 28th 2018 Rothenburg originally flourished as a stopping place on the silk road. It was the thirty years war, and later the plague, that decimated its population and brought financial ruin. They were so skint that they could not afford to renovate their knackered, medieval architecture and were stuck in their ancient, timber framed houses. The Rothenburgians thought their town was a worthless dump.
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Europe » Germany » Bavaria 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
Work colleagues and friends used to ask if I'm a secret millionaire, the truth is we live in a modest house, buy cheap cars and don't spend our money on 'stuff'. There's no pockets in a shroud, we want memories to grow old with, not things. Some of the holidays are quite flashy and pricey, but most aren't as we take advantage of cheap flights. We look for bargains on booking.com and, if the weather's nice enough, we camp in the UK in summer. The aim of this blog is to share anecdotes from our trips and ideas about destinations. I hope you like it and thanks for looking.... full info