Magdeburg’s Magnificent Cathedral

August 25, 2015 Magdeburg was one of the most important medieval cities in Europe starting from the 10th century and lasting all the way up to 1631 when it suffered terribly during the 30 years war of 1618-48. Presented to Edith as a wedding gift from her husband’s father, the market town on the Elbe […]

On the Trail of Emperors and Ancestors in Hohenstauffen, Germany

May 12 Margie Weiler is on a quest. She has more than 20 ancestral villages and churches she wants to visit in a space of eight days. Can it be done? Absolutely, with careful planning and with cooperation from Mother Nature, as the trip hinges around the photography of places where her husband’s ancestors lived […]