Mark Twain wrote in his novel ‘A Tramp Abroad’ about Heidelberg Castle:
‘Misfortune has done for this old tower what it has done for the human character sometimes – improved it.’
Here our guest Ruth Ertel takes in one of the most beautiful ruins in Germany.
For more information about Mark Twain’s stay in Heidelberg and in Germany, purchase the excellent book ‘Mark Twain in Heidelberg’ edited by Werner Pieper, ISBN 3-922708-12-9.
If you are unable to obtain the book just let me know and I will be happy to send you a copy.