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Jun 21, 2013 - Volcano Park and another aspect to Roman life.

The hot weather had broken so today was a little mixed. We had decided we needed a change from rivers so we headed north to the area called Vulkanpark or Volcano Park. It was in this area that just over 13,000 years ago that the Laacher-See Volcano formed Germany’s youngest volcanic landscape. As we drove in the area you certainly could see signs of old volcanic domes along with a lot of open cast quarrying to get pumice. Our first stop was the information centre which had two excellent films on volcano’s and the history of the area...

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