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It’s Horb time!!

Parent Category: MagazineCategory: EventsPublished: Monday, 28 May 2018 16:28Written by Uwe Warnack
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Hear ye, Hear ye!!

In just one month the gates for the famous Horb knight games will open. Horb, located 35 miles south of Stuttgart at the A81, is one of the largest medieval markets in the Europe. This medieval festival doesn’t just lure its visitors in with an awesome market, but there are also the jousting matches.

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Souvenirs, souvenirs, souvenirs!

Parent Category: MagazineCategory: ShoppingPublished: Tuesday, 22 May 2018 20:04Written by Uwe Warnack
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As many of you are going through the PCS madness, I know- just about now, you are writing a mental list of last minute shopping trips of things to bring back to the states. Your parents want something from Germany, Auntie Maggie made sure to remind you on your last phone conversation, how much your uncle loves German food…. The family is breathing down your neck for those European goodies.

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Majestic wheelies at the royal park. Mating season of the Indian peafowl at the Wilhelma

Parent Category: MagazineCategory: Stuttgart Wilhelma ZooPublished: Monday, 14 May 2018 15:44Written by Karin Stumph
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The Wilhelma visitors are almost mesmerized by the sight of him. Will he do it or not? Spectators gather by every Indian peacock and wait anxiously if he will show of his legendary display of tail feathers. Right now, is the best time of the year to observe the cock with the most flamboyant plumage of the avifauna ruffle his feathers into a gigantic fan display. At the moment and during the next weeks, the males are intensely wooing the females for attention. Even though the stunning display is meant for the hens, humans seem to be very drawn to it also.

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SIGMARINGEN CASTLE

Parent Category: MagazineCategory: SightseeingPublished: Sunday, 13 May 2018 17:35Written by Karin Stumph
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“Visitors are amazed when I say that Sigmaringen is Germany’s most important castle,” the guide says with a smile. “But this castle belonged to, and still belongs to, the Hohenzollern dynasty that played a vital role in German history.” Towering on a steep limes­tone cliff, high above the Danube River, the family’s ancestral seat is 90 minutes south of Stuttgart and only an hour from Lake Constance in the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg. And it provides a fascinating stop when touring southern Germany.

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