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Klim die magiese sandsteen torings in Externstein

Nog nie bekend gemaak by Vanessa Boiser, Writer

Land: Duitsland

Die ervaring

The Externstein is an enchanting rock formation that lies in the heart of the Teutoburger forest located in Ostwestfalen-Lippe in Germany. Climbing these sandstone pillars will definitely transport you to another place in time. Interestingly, these are not ordinary sandstone formations. According to experts, the Externstein dates as early as 10000 BC and have been thought to be a site for rituals and worships of pagans. In contrast to its pagan connection, a roofless chapel was also carved out of one of the sandstones and may be accessed through a narrow staircase carved by Christian hermits who occupied the Externstein during the medieval period. Perhaps the Externstein has also been used as an observatory for astronomy during the old ages because there is a spot where one will see the first rays of the sun after a winter is located in one of the sandstone pillars. The lush greenery provides contrast to the gray sandstones and one may see stunning views of the place when atop the stone formations.

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Wanneer wil jy gaan

Die beste tyd om te gaan na die Externstein, is op Junie, tydens die somer-sonstilstand, waar dit is vry om te kamp op die gronde rondom die sandsteen vir 2-3 dae. Maar as jy gaan kamp vir 'n lang tyd en buite die datums van die somer-sonstilstand vakansie, verwag dat die polisiemanne en veldwagters tot fyn 35 vir die kampeer onwettig op die plek €. Ook, as jy sou verkies om alleen te wees of onder sommige toeriste op die Externstein, vermy die somer en die winter sonkeerpunte waar 'n klomp van die mense kamp uit en skep vreugdevure en dans musiekinstrumente. Temperatuur tydens hierdie tyd sal wissel by 16-21 ° C. Dit is 'n gunsteling plek van mense wat betrokke is met' n New Age geloof en mistiek. Die plek kry sy sjarme van die mistieke en 'n mens sou dadelik op die vitaliteit en betowering van Externstein.

Odds n 'Ends

If you choose to travel to Germany to see the Externstein, there is no strict rule in clothing. Dress appropriately and bring rain gear for the occasional shower. Camping during the summer solstice is a great experience to meet people who are interested in mystical things. However, there is a minimal fee to climb the sandstone towers during this time, around € 1.50. Parking is easily available. There is no accommodation in the Externstein so beware if you choose to camp because there are no bathrooms beyond 5pm in the afternoon. Bring your own food, toiletries and a tent if you will spend the night on the camp grounds. It is not advisable to camp here if you are not the sort of person to enjoy the outdoors. To get to the Externstein, it is advisable to rent your own car from Horn-Bad Meinberg. There are buses and a train going near the area but you won’t get off at the exact spot and would need to hike further. If you want to visit for a day trip or a night trip instead, book a hotel in nearby Horn-Bad Meinberg.

Hotel Zum Stern
Adres: 84 Brunnernstrasse, 32.805 Horn-Bad Mein,
Noordryn-Wesfale, Duitsland

Webwerf: http://www.zumstern.com/en/index.html
Tel: +43 6432-8450.
E-pos: info@zumstern.com

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