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Visiting the Black Forest of Germany including Schluchsee and St. Blasien

Updated on September 26, 2017
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I live in Houston, and I have worked as a nurse. My interests include traveling, reading, gardening, cooking, and our wonderful pets.

Schluchsee lake in Black Forest area in Germany
Schluchsee lake in Black Forest area in Germany | Source

Exploring Southern Germany

Some photos of some special areas in the Black Forest region of Germany that I got to experience when I was traveling with my long time girl friend who lives in that country will be shown in this post.

We became acquainted many years ago when she was working as an operating room nurse over here in Houston, Texas where I live and where I also worked at the time.

Even after she returned to Germany, we kept in touch and still do to this very day which is multiple decades later.

There is much to do and see in this beautiful portion of southern Germany and my friend was trying her best to show me some of the highlights which included visiting Frieburg, St. Blasien and other locales which will be featured in other posts.

Location of Black Forest in Germany

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Black Forest of Germany

The southern Black Forest also known as the Schwarzwald is a magnificent part of Germany. In this part of the southwestern portion of Germany, elevations rise to almost 1500 meters and past glaciers have carved out some lakes in this region.

Views from Schluchsee lake
Views from Schluchsee lake | Source

The two largest lakes are the Titisee and the Schluchsee, the latter of which is pictured above and at the top of this page.

The area is filled with hills and valleys and much of the area is densely packed with trees that when viewing from any kind of a distance it can look like the color black, thus the name Black Forest.

Flat topped hills devoid of trees offer pasture land for grazing cows in some areas but the vast majority of the Black Forest, a good 2/3rd's of it is filled with conifer types of trees.

The Black Forest / Schwarzwald is a much visited area by visitors not only for its natural beauty, but also as a hiking and skiing destination as well as its having a concentration of a number of health spas in the region.

Views from Schluchsee lake
Views from Schluchsee lake | Source

Schluchsee

In the village of Schluchsee, my traveling companion and I decided it would be fun to take a boat ride out on the lake.

After renting one, for some reason the steering mechanism did not want to cooperate and we kept turning in circles. After that baffling start and getting back to the pier, a nice young 14 year old guide from former East Germany (specifically Sachsen-Anhalt) volunteered to be our boat captain and took us out for a spin around portions of the lake.

Our young boat captain and views from Schluchsee lake
Our young boat captain and views from Schluchsee lake | Source

As the pictures I took will show, there seemed to be some looming storm clouds and I was afraid that we might become drenched. But it all ended well and after returning to shore the clouds dissipated.

At our next stop which was St. Blasien, the day was once again bright and sunny.

Darkening sky and views from Schluchsee lake
Darkening sky and views from Schluchsee lake | Source

The Schluchsee lake is a reservoir and the highest one per elevation in Germany at 952 meters. It is great for boating and offers scenic views for hikers in the area. Swimmers would find the waters cool but undoubtedly very refreshing.

Germans truly like Mother Nature from what I have observed, and this region of Germany showers them with an abundance of her beautiful scenery.

Schluchsee lake in Black Forest area of Germany.

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Schluchsee lake in Black Forest area of Germany.
Schluchsee lake in Black Forest area of Germany. | Source
A youth hostel on lake Schluchsee
A youth hostel on lake Schluchsee | Source
Views from Schluchsee lake
Views from Schluchsee lake | Source
Views from Schluchsee lake
Views from Schluchsee lake | Source
Village of Schluchsee
Village of Schluchsee | Source

St. Blasien (and some surrounding areas)

St. Blasien

The town of St. Blasien is situated in the Black Forest area of Germany which runs north and south along Germany's southwestern part of the country.

The Black Forest is wider across in the southern end as compared to the north and that is where St. Blasien is located in one of the valleys.

As one approaches this town one is struck by the large dome of a cathedral which totally dominates the landscape as compared to the shops and houses which surround it.

It is in fact the third largest dome in all of Europe and it is called Dom St. Blasius or St. Blaise's Cathedral.


Dom St. Blasius
Dom St. Blasius | Source

Dom St. Blasius

This dramatic building dates back to the Middle Ages and took on its present shape after a fire destroyed the Benedictine Abbey that had stood in its place.

The church is now round and done in a Baroque architectural style. Adjoining buildings house what has become a Jesuit college.

Dom St. Blasius in the town of St. Blasien, Germany

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Inside of the Dom St. Blasius
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius | Source
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius | Source

My friend and I enjoyed walking around the beautiful town of St. Blasien. Tulips were blooming in a park and the sound of splashing water as it tumbled over rocks flowing through a part of the town added to our enjoyment.

Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source

Sunlight was bathing the buildings and glistening off of the domed roof of the cathedral.

We walked into St. Blaise's Cathedral and felt small as we gazed up at the painted ceiling on the underside of the round dome which is 63 meters high. It is a foot wider in circumference and numerous columns are utilized decoratively as well as for support of this magnificent domed structure.

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Inside of the Dom St. Blasius - Painted ceiling Inside of the Dom St. Blasius
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius - Painted ceiling
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius - Painted ceiling | Source
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius
Inside of the Dom St. Blasius | Source

After spending some time gazing at the wonder of this church, my friend and I each had an iced coffee while sitting outside with the dramatic backdrop of the Dom St. Blasius.

There I am enjoying an iced coffee drink in St. Blasien with Dom St. Blasius as a dramatic backdrop.
There I am enjoying an iced coffee drink in St. Blasien with Dom St. Blasius as a dramatic backdrop. | Source

Not a single Starbuck's coffee house in Houston, Texas nor anyone that I have ever seen anywhere for that matter can top the ambiance of sitting in that plaza on that day enjoying that special coffee libation.

Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany

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Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source
Water flows through this pretty town.
Water flows through this pretty town. | Source
Notice the old city gate in St. Blasien?
Notice the old city gate in St. Blasien? | Source
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany
Scenery in the town of St. Blasien, Germany | Source

The photo of the house below shows a typical private housing design in the Black Forest area.

Due to heavy snows in the winter, the sloped and overhanging roofs make it harder for huge amounts of snow to accumulate directing it rather towards the ground.

Often built upon a stone foundation there are numerous small windows under the protection of the roof on these houses made primarily of wood.

Forestry and woodworking are important industries as well as clock making. Who hasn't heard of the famed cuckoo clocks that come from Germany?

Typical roofs on houses in the Black Forest areas of Germany.
Typical roofs on houses in the Black Forest areas of Germany. | Source

My friend and I continued our journey to see more of the Black Forest with her brother as our guide.

At the spa town of Todtmoss I was told that pilgrimages are made to the church pictured below in which people pray for children who get pregnant.

Perhaps they meant to say that prayers are said in the hopes of dissuading youngsters from getting pregnant?

In any case it is another beautiful setting surrounded by the dark forested hills.

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Todtmoss in the Black Forest of Germany
Todtmoss in the Black Forest of Germany | Source
Todtmoss in the Black Forest of Germany
Todtmoss in the Black Forest of Germany | Source

Snowboarding Feldberg Germany (Obviously not the time of year when we were touring it!)

Feldberg

Not far from the city of Freiburg (written about in another post) are the highest areas in the Black Forest.

Feldberg is the highest mountain locale at an elevation of 1493 meters and at this point the scenery became dramatically different.

The dark forested hills gave way to meadows filled with blooming flowers and the trees became sparse to almost nonexistent. Rolling hills filled with dandelions almost reminded me of that scene in the Sound of Music where Julie Andrews turns around arms outspread and starts singing "The hills are alive, with the sound of music..."

Feldberg area of the Black Forest is the highest mountain.
Feldberg area of the Black Forest is the highest mountain. | Source
Approaching the Feldberg area of the Black Forest
Approaching the Feldberg area of the Black Forest | Source

Schauinsland

This area near Feldberg and located to the south of the city of Freiburg sits at an elevation of 4,213 feet (or 1284 meters) above sea level.

Tourists and residents alike frequent this area at all times of the year and engage in hiking, mountain biking or taking the gondola lift to the top of the mountain. Obviously when the snow covers the hills it is also a great skiing area.

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Schauinsland in the Black Forest of Germany | Source
Schauinsland in the Black Forest of Germany
Schauinsland in the Black Forest of Germany | Source
Schauinsland in the Black Forest of Germany
Schauinsland in the Black Forest of Germany | Source

This shows the cable car ride to the top of Schauinsland and also shows a bit of Freiburg.

The landscapes at least in the southern parts of Germany which I have seen and some of which are shown in this post are spectacularly beautiful. They are filled with the natural beauty of clear mountain air, rolling hills and valleys and glacially sculpted lakes. Having my long time friend as a personal tour guide and interpreter just topped off the experience making it an even greater pleasure.

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Fodor's Germany (Full-color Travel Guide)
Fodor's Germany (Full-color Travel Guide)

I found this book to be extremely useful when planning my trip to Germany. It has also been kept as a great souvenir after the fact.

 

Which of these areas in the Black Forest of Germany would you enjoy visiting?

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      Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Au fait,

      So glad you liked looking at this area in the Black Forest of Germany. It is indeed a beautiful part of that country! Thanks for the shares.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Love the photos of the countryside and the interesting architecture in this article. Lots of good info too. Voted this up and awesome again. Pinned to my 'Travel' board and sharing with followers.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Glimmer Twin Fan,

      From the sound of it, you are very familiar with this beautiful part of Germany. I was fortunate to be able to see it with my German girl friend who lives in southern Germany in the town of Herrenberg. Sorry that it made you homesick but thanks for your comment.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Au fait,

      I will forever be indebted to my German friend for taking me to these gorgeous areas in the Black Forest region of Germany. Happy to be able to show some of the photos to readers of this hub. Thanks for your comment, votes and the share + the 5 star rating. :))

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Just a beautiful hub. My mother is from this area, closer to the french border, and growing up I was very fortunate to go there many many times to visit family. It is a gorgeous area. Schauinsland is terrific fun. This made me very homesick, especially with Fasching coming up. Great hub!

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Gorgeous photos as always! The countryside in Germany does look inviting and the architecture is interesting too. Excellent hub. Voting you up, BI, and gave you 5 stars! Will share.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi glassvisage,

      So glad to know that you enjoyed these photos from the southern part of Germany. Hope that you get to travel there someday and take some of your own photos. Hard to miss since the scenery is so lovely! Thanks for your comment.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hello mours sshields,

      So happy to hear that you liked these photos from the Black Forest area in Germany. It is indeed beautiful. Appreciate your comment.

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      glassvisage 4 years ago from Northern California

      You are a fantastic photographer! These are amazing photos, and while I wanted to go to Germany before reading this Hub, I certainly am more tempted now that I've seen some of these photos. The architecture, the landscapes... lovely :)

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi vespawoolf,

      I have only seen areas in the southern parts of Germany, but can report that it is well worth the trip to see and enjoy. Hope that you get there someday with your husband. You will be happy to be able to enjoy sites like this together. Thanks for your comment, vote and the share.

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      mours sshields 4 years ago from Elwood, Indiana

      Great hub. Very well done! I especiaaly like the mountains and the cathedrals. Some of the pictures of the mountains look like something that comes from a fairy tale.

      Marcia Ours

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      More beautiful photos and evocative writing. My husband has always wanted to visit Germany but we didn't make it there on our last trip to Europe. The scenery is gorgeous, but sipping coffee in view of Dom St. Blasius would top my list of things to do. It sounds like there are many outdoor activities to be enjoyed. Voted up and shared, as always. : )

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi sweetie,

      So glad to know that you enjoyed these photos of the Black Forest region in Germany. It truly is a sight to behold! Thanks for commenting, voting and sharing.

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      sweetie1 4 years ago from India

      Peggy very beautiful pictures. Loved seeing your travel hubs. You have very nice pictures. voting up and sharing.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi vox vocis,

      So your husband was born in Freiburg! From what I saw of it...it is a beautiful and scenic area as is most of the Black Forest area of Germany.

      Am sure you could write many hubs about what you enjoy about living in Germany. Appreciate your comment.

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      Jasmine 5 years ago

      I visited Schwarzwald once. My hubbie was born in Freiburg (I'll check that hub). I should write a hub about what I like about Germany (it would be like a self-help method lol) Yes, I like a few things...thanks for the inspiration! Great pics :)

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Leah,

      At least you got to live in Europe for a while and experience things, whether or not you got to see Germany and the Black Forest. Undoubtedly you saw some wonderful areas! Thanks for your comment. Maybe you'll get back there someday.

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      Leah Lefler 5 years ago from Western New York

      Oh, this makes me so sad that we never managed to make it over to Germany when we lived in Europe. Such beautiful scenery! The cable car ride looks like so much fun, and the villages are just filled with gorgeous architecture!

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi janices7,

      Yes, the weather was perfect when we were visiting the Black Forest areas in Germany. Too bad that your experience was not the same. Appreciate your comment.

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      Janice S 5 years ago

      Gorgeous photos - I love all your travel hubs. When I went to the black forest, it was raining the entire time so I didn't really get to enjoy it. Looks like you had great weather.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Cheryl,

      You now know what inspired one of my original linocut prints labeled St. Blasien. So nice to know that you liked these photos and information about areas in the Black Forest of Germany. Appreciate your comment.

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      Cheryl J. 5 years ago from Houston, TX

      The Black Forest in your photos are absolutely beautiful. You have captured beautiful photos of this beautiful place. Love the architecture and the lovely scenery in St. Blasien. Wonderful information you have captured of beautiful Germany. Great photos and videos of another unique and beautiful vacation spot. Great hub.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Alastar,

      You saw parts of Germany that I did not get a chance to see. Have you shared any of them on HubPages? If so, point me in the right direction. Glad that you enjoyed seeing more of the Black Forest areas. Appreciate your comment.

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      Alastar Packer 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Peggy when in Germany I never got much below the Hamburg-Flensburg area so your German travels are always treats. Wonderful to read and see you and your friends adventure on the lake; the Black Forest info is mostly new here as well. Some of the forest pics could, or nearly could have been taken in the mountains here. Another great trip and photos from my friend and fave travel lady!

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Lesley,

      So nice that your parents vacationed in the Black Forest areas of Germany and have photo albums of pictures. I'll bet that they are good ones! Thanks for your comment and vote up.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Peggy, what fabulous photos - the Black Forest was my parent's favourite place to holiday, Dad loved it there and has several albums of photos, a great place to visit if you are a keen photographer!

      Thank you and voted up.

      Best wishes Lesley

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Prasetio,

      Nice to know that I could separate Black Forest cake from the real place in Germany in your mind. Nice knowing that I could teach the teacher something and that you liked these photos. Thanks for your comment and votes.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Karanda,

      Your father certainly grew up in a beautiful part of the world...the Black Forest of Germany. Have you written about any of the stories that he has told you about his youth? Thanks for your comment. Glad that you liked these photos.

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I had never know about Black Forest region before. I thought it was "cake". Sorry....just kidding. But I totally enjoy the virtual trip to Black Forest, Germany. Schluchsee lake, Todtmoss, Schauinsland, St. Blasien. Wow.....they all beautiful. I hope I can visit this region one day. Thank you very much, Peggy. Rated up (useful, awesome, beautiful, interesting)

      Love and peace,

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      Karen Wilton 5 years ago from Australia

      You have done a wonderful job of presenting the Blackforest - my father's birthplace and home for the first twenty years of his life. He is 80 now and has shared his tales with his family. The pictures you have shown are life like to his descriptions. Beautiful!

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Alicia,

      Hope you get to see St. Blasien, the Schluchsee and other areas in the Black Forest someday. The thickly wooded areas do give it a black appearance when viewed from a distance! Thanks for your comment, and happy to know that you enjoyed this hub.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Mary,

      Nice that your daughter got to see some of Germany. Hope that your wishes come true someday and that you can also visit there. Maybe the two of you could go on a vacation together? Thanks for your comment and votes.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hello gogogo,

      What parts of Germany have you visited? Hope you get to the Black Forest area someday. You will love it, I am sure. Thanks for your comment.

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      Linda Crampton 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I enjoy reading your travel hubs and looking at the photos and videos very much, Peggy! I've heard about the Black Forest since childhood and would love to visit it. The countryside and architecture in the area look beautiful. This would be a lovely area to explore.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi alocsin,

      Nice that your dad got to see this pretty area of the Black Forest in Germany. These areas showing Schluchsee and St. Blasien are just a portion of it. Thanks for your comment and votes.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Thelma,

      Nice that you have actually been to this part of Germany! These photos predate the digital age also. I scanned them into the computer from my photo album. Took extra time, but worth it in the end to be able to illustrate these areas of the Black Forest. Appreciate your comment.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi SanneL,

      As you mentioned, southern Germany is so very beautiful. I was happy to share this portion of the Black Forest area with you, and thank you for sharing it with others. Appreciate it. :)

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hello MercielagoHeart,

      So glad that you found this hub about the Black Forest area around Schluchsee and St. Blasien in Germany so informative. Thanks for taking the time to comment.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      You really put a lot of time and effort into this Hub about Germany. My daughter spent some time there and just loved it. I'd like to go someday. I vote this UP, etc.etc.

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      gogogo 5 years ago

      While I have been to Germany, I never had the pleasure of visiting the Black Forest. Your Hub now makes me want to go. Awesome

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thanks for confirming the beauty of the Black Forest -- my father visited there some years back and had wonderful tales to tell. I'm afraid of heights, so don't think I'll be taking that cable car. Voting this Up and Interesting.

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      Thelma Alberts 5 years ago from Germany

      Beautiful! A great hub, indeed! I have been to Schwarzwald many times before I became a writer here in HP. I do have lots of photos taken from there but it was not yet the time of digital cameras. Your photos are brilliant. Thanks for sharing this hub.

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      SanneL 5 years ago from Sweden

      Peggy, I can't keep up with you. . .You're creating one beautiful hub after another! Lol!

      I have been to Germany many times, but never got to visit the Black Forest region of Germany. The birthplace of the famous Black Forest cake, named after the specialty liquor, distilled from tart cherries of that region.

      I loved this virtual tour of yours. Looking at the beautiful pictures reminded me how beautiful and charming all the small villages and towns are in this country. The southern part of the country is just breath-taking Thank you for sharing your trip with us. Now I'll share your trip with my followers. Voted up, and pressed all the appropriate buttons. Cheers!

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      MurciélagoHeart 5 years ago from San Francisco

      What an excellent article, very informative!

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Judi O,

      Glad that you liked this hub about the Black Forest area of Germany that I got to see. Wish that you would share some of your own experiences. Am sure that they are great! Thanks for your comment.

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      Judio 5 years ago

      Germany is one of my favorite places and the Black Forest is magnificent! We drove through Germany in the 70's and started out with gorgeous weather. By the time we drove less than an hour, we were in snow and the trees were covered just enough to make the view even better. Thanks for bringing back some fond memories!

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi oceansnsunsets,

      Thanks for being the first to comment on this hub about the Black Forest areas of Germany. Also appreciate the votes. :)

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      Paula 5 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Hello Peggy, what a great hub on Germany! I loved your photo collection, and feel like I have gotten to know this particular area a bit better. What a beautiful place and neat opportunity for you to go there.

      I hope to visit there one day, it seems like a really neat country. Enjoyed, voted up, beautiful, interesting and awesome! Loved it. :)