Daily Archives: November 14, 2011

Monday Links and Travel Update – Wartburg Edition

Posted by on November 14, 2011

The last week has been a busy one for me. I was given a 2-week rail pass by Eurail.com and so I’m in the middle of a trip through Germany trying to make the most of it. I began in Amsterdam on Friday and have been on the move ever since. A big change of pace from spending two weeks in LA and one week in London.

My goal is to try and visit as many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the region as I can in the time allotted for the rail pass. In the last four days I’ve visited 5 sites: Canals of Amsterdam, the Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht, Cologne Cathedral, Augustusburg Palace and the Wartburg Castle. The next few days have me visiting another seven more in Weimar, Dresden, Wittenberg, Potsdam and Berlin. (more…)