unexpected of, a sand dune, a bubble of desert climate, stands in the midle of a central european forest otherwise dominated by pine trees and spruce in Franconia.
Water supply could not be guaranteed in the past, what lead to ensure a supply of beer instead. Hence the storage of hops in the attics of the houses and the particular trait of the regional architecture in Franconia.
in the Street of the human Rights 30 three storey high engraved columns invite to a slow paced walk. Here and there a couple or a mindabsent visitor leaving the Germanisches Nationalmuseum stands in front of one or another column.