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May 12, 2012 - Schwäbisch Hall

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND I will write about our experiences in Schwabisch Hall soon, but for some general information, here are some exerts from the Lonely Planet – Germany chapter on Baden-Wurttemburg: If you could visit just one place in Baden- Württemberg, where might it be? Heidelberg? Stuttgart? The Black Forest? Few would pick Schwäbisch Hall, out on its rural lonesome near the Bavarian border. Yet this medieval time-capsule of higgledy-piggledy lanes, soaring half-timbered houses built high on the riches of salt, and covered bridges that...

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May 7, 2011 - My German roots

Years ago I was desperately trying to find a way to get an EU passport. The closest relative i managed to find at the time was my Great, Great Grandmother being German. Many other of my great great grandparents also came to Australia around then from boring places like England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Today I travelled to the region my family came from. Firstly though i had to get past the continental breakfast on offer. My dad would have had a field day with the cakes on offer for breakfast. A typical german continental breakfast...

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