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Quedlinburg Travel Blog› entry 2 of 5 › view all entries
August 22nd, 2009 – by: Koralifix
In the morning a group of us decided to go to Quedlinburg thatâ€™s a picturesque town thanks to countless half-timbered houses, which totally reminds of neat doll houses.
There we hopped on a tourist train that brought us to quite a few hidden spots while the driver/tour guide was informing the passengers about Quedlinburgâ€™s long-lasting history, typical style of architecture and life in this place.
Then we had planned to stroll around the neat alleys for a bit but on our way we were stopped by a â€˜monkâ€™ who was interested in telling us more about the past life in Quedlinburg. Okay then, why not? We couldnâ€™t complain â€˜cause his lecture wasnâ€™t boring at all. On the contrary it was rather a quiz, which involved our knowledge about medieval knights and inquisition. Letâ€™s check the remains from history lessons at school years ago, yay! And what can I say; the tour was a total success (not primarily because of our answers but thanks to an entertaining tour guide).
Well, our nicely structured schedule was thrown off course by now but who cared? Off we went to the Hexentanzplatz (witchesâ€™ dancing place) where the summer toboggan run â€˜Harzbob Hexentanzplatzâ€™ is located as well. Sure thing, we rushed down this run, which was pretty good fun. Unfortunately there was a single rider in front of us, who obviously mixed up the function of the brake with the accelerator - nice one, our hunt for the fastest round was goofed.
Afterwards we went for a walk to the well-known Hexentanzplatz with a pretty view onto â€˜The Brockenâ€™, whichâ€™s the highest peak in the Harz mountain area.
Back at the pension we listened to our hostâ€™s lecture about his Harris Hawk and going on the rabbit hunt with this bird of prey.
Later on we headed to a local inn, where we ate dinner.
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