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  • Walking with Rainer Maria Rilke in Trieste

    Walking with Rainer Maria Rilke in Trieste

    Whatever anyone will tell you, Rainer Maria Rilke is the greatest poet in the German language. If you do not speak German well enough to read Rilke in the original (or if you think, with Mark Twain, that life is too short to learn it), try – for flavour – a painting of Rilke’s near-contemporary and fellow Viennese artist Gustav Klimt. Rilke’s language is decorative and opulent, and ... Walking with Rainer Maria Rilke in TriesteRead More »
  • Walking the Way of the Cross in Kevelaer

    Walking the Way of the Cross in Kevelaer

    There are many more walks in the Lower Rhine Plains between Krefeld and the Dutch-German border other than the two that we introduced here over the past two weeks. The European Long Distance Trail GR8, for example, will take you from Nijmegen to Kalkar or Xanten and beyond, while an extensive network of picturesque foot paths connects the rivers Niers and Kleine Niers. On the plus side, there are many other ... Walking the Way of the Cross in KevelaerRead More »
  • Hiking the Voltaire Trail in the Lower Rhine Valley

    Hiking the Voltaire Trail in the Lower Rhine Valley

    Last week, we enjoyed the baroque splendour of the landscaped gardens around the Prinz Moritz trail. Today, we stay in the same area and (roughly) the same period of German history, moving only a few kilometres up the Lower Rhine Valley and a few decades down the line to the time of the friendship between Prussia’s most flamboyant monarch, Frederick the Great, and the French philosopher Voltaire. Voltaire ... Hiking the Voltaire Trail in the Lower Rhine ValleyRead More »

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