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UNESCO World Heritage Site #206: Hanseatic City of Lübeck

From the World Heritage inscription: Lübeck is the city which, more than any other, exemplifies the power and historic role of the Hanseatic League. Founded in 1143 by Heinrich der Löwe (Henry the Lion) on a small island of the Baltic coast, Lübeck was the former capital and Queen City of the Hanseatic League from [...]

UNESCO World Heritage Site #205: Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar

From the World Heritage inscription: Wismar and Stralsund, leading centres of the Wendish section of the Hanseatic League from the 13th to the 15th centuries and major administrative and defence centres in the Swedish kingdom in the 17th and 18th centuries, contributed to the development and diffusion of brick construction techniques and building types, characteristic [...]

UNESCO World Heritage Site #204: Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany

From the World Heritage inscription: The Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany are a serial property comprising fifteen components. They represent an outstanding example of undisturbed, complex temperate forests and exhibit the most complete and comprehensive ecological patterns and processes of pure stands of European beech across a [...]

Gary’s Big German World Heritage Adventure

Starting Monday, March 11 I will spend 2-weeks driving around Germany with the goal of exploring 28 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 27 of which I have not previously visited.* I am excited to be doing this trip for several reasons. I love road trips because there is a freedom you have when driving that doesn’t [...]

This Week in Travel – Episode 134

This week’s guests are Mark Peacock of the TravelCommons podcast and Corey Taratuta from the Irish Fireside Podcast. I wasn’t on this episode as I was sound asleep in Poland. Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download

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