August 2011, Norwegian fjords cruise, we stopped in Kiel northern Germany. We made a trip to Malente and before coming to this beautiful city, we were taken to five lakes by boat and each one was well communicated. We were struck by
The center of Lübeck is probably the most interesting part of this historic city. It's full of pedestrian streets, churches and a town hall and a plaza that deserves a lot of pictures. There are also vey curious passages in the middle
A mark of the riches of the old Hanseatic city of Lübeck. One of the best planned city in ancient history for it's beautiful and safe location surrounded by a river in its circumference and just accessible by 3 gates, Holsten Gate
The railway stations are perfect places to sit and watch the people go by. Some are walking leisurely, others are running to catch their trains, some are smiling, some crying, some talking on their cell phones or reading newspaper.
We did not know where to eat in Wismar, and the truth is that there isn't much information in Spanish so we just decided to walk to the port. The Water Gate, is one of the leftovers from a set of walls and gates surrounding the city
Very tiny but as beautiful as a jewel. This church often goes unnoticed since it's not as large as others in the city. However, the austere red brick exterior, conceal some jewels inside. On one side are the frescoes, very few, like
This was one of the moments I found myself speechless from the moment I crossed the threshold of the church hoping to find the alley the Church of St. George after reconstruction. Imagine my surprise when I found a lovely front altar
It was the 1st red brick church in Germany I visited, I knew that I crossed the threshold. Because the outside is impressive, you can get an idea of the height to see the walls, the windows and towers, but once inside, the void of
We were able to et to know the importance of this palace, which does not appear in almost any guide book, on the way to the St. George Church. It is the first example of baroque architecture in the region of Mecklenburg-Pomerania.
Just like any city hall in Europe, Wismar also presents a space filled with market stalls and buildings of great significance.
Perhaps the one that most caught my attention was called the Water Pavilion. It is a 12-sided
Before leaving the lovely city of Wismar, something caught our attention. It was clear that there was a church, but neither seemed one of the defense towers that was in the city, so the best approach was to investigate. It ended up
What was originally a Dominican monastery and church is now a public space known in Wismar. It is known by that name, for 2 reasons, not knowing for sure what is real. It is said that before the restoration, It had a blackened brick
On my only visit to Germany in 2009 I got to know the town where my aunt and uncle have lived for many years and like always they talked to me about Preetz. It's not a very touristic place but if you're not used to seeing such places