Your guide, a merry drago
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Your Guide

When you set out to discover the Seven Mountains, you might find it helpful to know about more about all these German names and data. For instance, what does “Nonnenstromberg” mean? Is it really the “Nuns electricity mountain”, as online automatic translators put it? The Names Guide explains the German […]

History Guide, Richard the Lionheart
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History Guide

As the history of our region is also a bit German and European history, you’ll find here some corresponding dates from England, Ireland and the United States. At the border of the Roman Empire (100 BC – 476 AD) Roman Britain (44-407) Merovingians (481-751) and Carolingians (751-911) Anglo-Saxon England (597-1066) […]

Names Guide
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Names Guide

It seems that there is no rule on how to use the names of cities, mountains and valleys of the world, even with languages as close as German and English. We all say “New York” and “Chesapeake Bay”, but on the other hand we rather say “Themse” than “Thames”. In […]