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Book Review: The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A legend of the Rhine

The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A legend of the Rhine Cooper, James Fenimore W.A. Townsend and Company, New York, 1861 Background: One of Cooper’s lesser-known novels, this book focuses on the destruction of the Limburg monastery by the combined forces … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 6 – Bad Duerkheim and the Pfaelzer Wald

Since we had gone further afield the day before, our last full day in the Pfalz was focused more on relatively local activities where a bit of rain would be more easily managed.  We started off with another excellent breakfast, … Continue reading

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