Hello, again, Blogonauts! On Wednesday, my planned path landed me in Bamberg, a smallish city about an hour north of Nürnberg. Bamberg's old city center has received accolades as a World Heritage Site. Indeed, the primary reason for its inclusion on my itinerary is that the place is just so bloomin' cute! (Click on the Photos tab above to find the album labeled "Bamberg.") Similar to Rome, the city is surrounded by seven hills, most of which have a church an...
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Hello, again, Blogonauts! As predicted by the sky-watchers, my last day in Nürnberg was the first where the weather wasn't as spectacular as the scenery. So my consequent plan was to devote most of the day visiting the Germanisches Nationalmuseum. This is a vast collection of archaeology and art, both secular and sacred, and much of it drawn from the area around Nürnberg. Included inside the walls of the museum is an abbey church, which was the only church in...