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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...Jump to full entry