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May 6, 2014 - Day 34 – Tuesday 6 May – Berlin to Winsen

Today we took a quick train from Berlin to Hamburg, ate a hamburger in Hamburg, and jumped a local train to Winsen. Winsen (Luhe) is the capital of the district of Harburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the small river Luhe, approx. 25 km southeast of Hamburg. It was about a 15 minute walk through the town to our quaint little hotel in the city square. After check-in we went out for a wander in the main streets, markets and beautiful gardens. We found a residence where Brahms spent a couple of summers and conducted the Winsen...

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