The Spreewald (or Błota in Lower Sorbian) is a nice former swamp area where you can hike, ride your bycicle, do canoeing or let yourself be taken around in small traditional ships. But what if the weather is bad? In Lübbenau, Germany there is also a nice spa – the Spreewelten. It is quite a typical indoor and outdoor adventure pool – with artificial waves, a small restaurant and a lazy river. Continue reading “Swimming with penguins”
Especially older people getting to the Spreewald (Błota in Lower Sorbian) want to explore the old artificial channels in small traditional ships. These have benches and tables, often drinks are provided and they are moved by a person with a long bar pushing them forward. It is the Venezia of German retirees. Like it or not, it’s a big factor in local tourism. Continue reading “The right harbour”
The Spreewald in Germany is a very special place. One you normally only visit to get a canoe to travel on the long and branched river network. Or to cross the area by bike. But some people even come here for a specialty that was once imported from the Netherlands: sour pickles.