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    Geierlay Bridge: a must-do in the German Hunsrück

    The Geierlay bridge: a must-do in the German Hunsrück Looking for a something fun to do in the German Hunsrück region? Then definitely consider the Geierlay suspension bridge. This suspension bridge in Germany is located in the Hunsrück just a three-hour drive from the Dutch-German border. I visited the bridge three times in recent years, the last time I even was completely alone. Below you will first find my original report and photos from August 2016, followed by updates and tips that I added following my second and most recent visit in May 2019. Looking for a hotel at the Geierlay bridge? You will find this later in the report,…

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    Germany,  micro adventure

    Climbing the Langenberg in Sauerland

    Micro adventure in Germany: climbing the Langenberg in Sauerland Looking for an original micro adventure in Germany? Then climb the Langenberg, the highest mountain in Sauerland and also the state of North Rhine Westphalia, the state that borders the central and southern Netherlands. It’s an original idea for a short weekend trip and something different than the well known hikes in Sauerland.   Also read: climbing Hohe Acht, the highest peak in the Eifel     Hiking trip to Sauerland in Germany For me, Sauerland is one of the nicest places for hiking in Germany. But to be honest, tourist places like Willingen and Winterberg can sometimes be incredibly busy…

  • Titan RT the longest swingbridge in Germany

    Titan RT – the longest swingbridge in Germany

    Must-do in the German Harz mountains: Titan RT – the longest swingbridge in Germany Looking for something really cool to do in a relatively undiscovered part of Germany? Then I’ve got just what you might be looking for. It is a visit to Titan RT, the longest swingbridge in Germany. A few weeks ago the German Tourism Board hosted me on a trip in the Harz Mountains, a relatively unknown area in the middle of Germany. The Harz Mountains are the highest mountains in Northern Germany and located withing a 4 hour drive of the Dutch-German border. A few years ago I already visited the former longest swingbridge in Germany…