Enjoy the magic of Haut-Koenigsbourg castle in the snow…

When I look up over the screen of my computer at home I can see the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle. But yesterday, I didn’t. It was snowing. At dusk, I left my keyboard and once more, I went up to the mountain facing my window … See my pictures and read more … In the early 1900’s…

WW1 – 100 years ago in the Vosges mountains …

Today is Nov 11, 2015. A bright sun is shining and the sky is absolutely blue over Alsace and the Vosges mountains that I see from my window. Difficult to imagine what a nightmare was going on 100 years ago not far from here. Today is Armistice Day (which coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans…

Haut-Koenigsbourg castle: a 900 years long history …

When I was a kid, we went to the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg with our school. It was always a romantic and magical day out that struck our minds of children. For several years since, the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg is at my window. And it is still magical … Of course, for almost a millennium, it…