Travel Reports, Travel Information,…
In this category you will find travel reports, photo galleries
and other information on different European regions not only of interest from
a scenic point of view. Some of them with their cathedrals, village churches,
cloisters, castles and so on may remind of centuries of the Middle Ages about
1000 years ago
In different documents, by pictures and text we like to introduce our home
community. Ancient left-overs have been found, finds of the Celtic population
have been made, and some aspects of the Middle Ages are ever-present in
In this "circle", besides other destinations, we intend to show
you above all excellent (architectural) witnesses to the Romanesque period
in Germany: in upper Bavaria, the »Romanische Straße in Sachsen-Anhalt",
famous Romanesque churches and cathedrales in Hildesheim, Speyer, on the
Lake Constance isle Reichenau and whereever will be our destinations.
In France, above all, we want to turn towards Burgundy, religious and
spiritual centre of famous cloister foundings and clerical reform movements
with essential influence of the whole Europe of the Middle Ages (Germany,
Above all Puglia, Friuli, Toscana and Umbria not only scenic highlights are
our destinations. In addition those Italian regions hold many remainings
of the Middle Ages we like to show you some highlights.
The Iberian peninsula can show eine great medieval history. Not only the
so-called »Jakobsweg«, a famous pilgrimage going back to the
European Middle Ages, many other medieval highlights should be shown here,
but no concrete plans currently.
In a summarized Travel Report we represent the whole Baltic region – Northern Poland, Russia
(w/ Kaliningrad/Königsberg)), Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia (w/ St.Petersburg und Finland –, a historical und culturrally exceptional diverse region.
[Later on this report may be completed by documentation of the german part of the Baltic sea.]
The »Deutsche Ritterorden« had a formative influence in the
late Middle Ages on the region of the former »Ostpreußen«,
now splitted up into Poland and Russia. As a result of the second world
war nearly all monuments of that time of an exceptional varied history had
been destroyed, but nowadays many of them Poland has excellently recontructed.
[Ein Bericht über Schlesien ist in Vorbereitung.]
Because this project is to be established with rigorous attention to detail,
only in private initiative of our own, without any financial support of a third
party, you have to be patient with us. There is a lot of material already in
existence, but it has to be inspected and has to be incorporated critically
for "Web-like" presentation.
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