Close to the border of Austria and Germany, amazing landscapes can be found that are perfectly made for all kinds of outdoor sports. Recently I spent one quick day in the “Ammergebirge“ and refreshed my memories how beautiful this area is.
Let’s be honest – the beautiful places are often not thousands of kilometers away – they are just in front of our doorstep.
The ruins of fortress Hohentwiel, located in the south of Germany, are definitively worth a visit. You can easily spend several hours hiking up the hill and explore the complete area while reading the historical background of this former fortress. We recently dayhiked to the fortress starting in the town of Engen, north of the fortress.
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The nature park “Hohes Venn – Eifel” in Germany offers beautiful nature and a lot of space to escape from the rural environment.
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In May 2017, we headed out to Germany for giving the Neckar River a try with our packrafts. We kicked off in Rottweil on Saturday morning where the Neckar is still a small, tiny runlet which made rafting basically a tough challenge. On our way North, we had to leave the river a couple of times due to dams. But we made it via Talhausen to Epfendorf and continued on Sunday via Oberndorf to Sulz am Neckar where we ended our trip.
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