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Magdalena Hermitage

Directly overlooking the Lake Schiffenen is a carved out cave measuring 120 meters which was chiseled out in the rock by two hermits around 1700.  The floor, as it was recently discovered, is actually a fossilized sandstone dune from prehistoric times. The dwelling in the cliff was later expanded to its current size by the hermit Johann Dupré and his […]

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The plan for this Saturday was to go to Pottenstein.  Pottenstein is a small village about 60km north of Nuremberg.  It is famous for its cave, its trout smokehouse and the summer sledding park as well as a beautiful castle perched on the top of the hill..  We decided to spent a relaxing day away […]

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