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Germany Holidays: The Harz Mountain Railway

A beautifully-preserved, enthusiast-run, steam-hauled railway network which serves historic towns and villages in a spectacular landscape.

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Brocken spectre, Harz Mountains pic Tanzawa Wikimedia

Germany Holidays: The Brocken Spectre

Is that flickering shape in the mountain mist the outline of a fellow climber, a witch or a ghost? None of the above, it’s a Brocken Spectre. It’s you.

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Kaiserworth Hotel, Goslar

Germany Holidays: Kaiserworth Hotel, Goslar

A flamboyant fantasia of a building in a fairytale town on the edge of the legendary Harz Mountains.

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