Glimpse the Glory of Manchester Past Along Its Canals

Manchester was the world’s first industrial town, the cradle of the global manufacturing economy. Today‘s Manchester, however, is no museum: busy and forward-looking, it seems prouder of its soccer clubs and its modern-day prosperity – a rare thing in Britain’s troubled north – than of any past glories.

There is little in the streets of the modern city centre that would provide clues about the town’s unique history. One level down,

Glimpse the Glory of Manchester Past Along Its Canals

Water Water Everywhere

"A lake view in Schwerin"

Canals, Rivers and Lakes as Hiking Highlights

Water is our most important resource, the only one – apart from air – that we absolutely and unconditionally cannot do without.

We can survive for days, for weeks even without food, but if we do not drink, we die. No wonder that few idyllic landscape pictures, whether painted by grand masters or by four-year-olds, are, in that sense, dry.

The well-provisioned

Water Water Everywhere