A Traveller de luxe at Ernst Jünger’s house in Swabia

Under the spell of Jünger's private collection of literature, travel memorabilia and personally delivered bulletholes to the helmet of English soldiers (WW1).   Ernst Jünger (1895-1998) is arguably Germany's most unerring writer, he was definitely the most manly, and - attaining age 102 - he was certainly the bravest. I became attracted to Jünger's lonely … Continue reading A Traveller de luxe at Ernst Jünger’s house in Swabia

Mystery in Prague: the Goylem and the Cemetery

04.10.2016 In this Old New Synagogue in Prague's Josefstadt ... ... lies the Golem, in Yiddish: Goylem, which is an artificially created dumb servant, a "goy made of lehm (mud)", originally "brought to life" by Rabbi Yehuda Löw in the 16th century. The Golem is supposed to be buried and hidden up to today behind … Continue reading Mystery in Prague: the Goylem and the Cemetery

Thuringia: Germany’s Secret Underground

19.10.2015 The Free State of Thuringia (German: Thüringen; red borderline on the map) is a central German Bundesland, often associated with terms like Germany's "green lung" (Thüringer Wald, Rhön, South Harz), "technological brain" (Bauhaus, Carl Zeiss Jena, Ilmenau Tech) or "cultural heart" (Weimar, Gotha, Wartburg / Luther, Goethe, Schiller, Bach). This central German area has … Continue reading Thuringia: Germany’s Secret Underground

Conspiracy in Schwabing: where Lenin and Hitler had Lunch

19.10.2015 It is common knowledge that the movement ("Die Bewegung") of National Socialism and Hitler started in Munich, Bavaria. A much less publicised fact is that International Communism (Lenin, Parvus and others, and later the first Soviet Republic by Kurt Eisner [in Munich]) also had its dark roots in Munich. There is a likelihood that … Continue reading Conspiracy in Schwabing: where Lenin and Hitler had Lunch

In Illuminati-founder Adam Weishaupt’s hometown Ingolstadt

25.02.2015 Ingolstadt is famous for being the hometown of AUDI cars, and of SATURN Media Markt, and of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", and of the Bavarian "Illuminati" order. The Illuminati were (or are) a secretive freemason chapter founded by Adam Weishaupt in Ingolstadt in 1776, which certainly had some influence in US history. Many people think … Continue reading In Illuminati-founder Adam Weishaupt’s hometown Ingolstadt

Connecting the armistice train…from Compiègne to Crawinkel

10.01.2015 Inside the armistice train on 9.11.1918 (Source: Wikipedia) Crawinkel, Thuringia: German monument for the armistice train carriage Original waggon destroyed at this location by SS in the final days of WW2 in April 1945, just before Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton and Tenenbaum arrived. Matthias Erzberger was born in the shtetl of Buttenhausen (Münsingen, near Bad … Continue reading Connecting the armistice train…from Compiègne to Crawinkel

Finally attending a Bilderburger meating

10.01.2015 Location of the Hotel de Bilderberg near Arnhem, Holland, on the Lower Rhine River Hotel facade (Source: Wikipedia) This hotel had been on my list for quite a while, because of its history as the original hotel and namegiver of the Bilderberger conference, which is still a pretty elitist annual circle with a knack … Continue reading Finally attending a Bilderburger meating

Historic Hotels: Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso Mountains

05.11.2014 Campo Imperatore on Gran Sasso Mountain is the historic location where Otto Skorzeny (Austrian soldier in WW2) freed Benito Mussolini in a daring commando operation. Today there is a hotel by the same name and an observatory on this mountain plateau, which resembles Tibet or the Andes,. Campo Imperatore is conveniently situated on the … Continue reading Historic Hotels: Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso Mountains

The mysterious missing part of the Ebstorf World Map

21.08.2014 Welcome to the Ebstorf World Map at the Plassenburg (source: wikipedia) in Kulmbach, Franconia, Germany It is a typical medieval mappa mundi in O-T Orbis Terrarum form, meaning its "ORIENTation" is "easted" instead of north, with Jerusalem in the center and Christ at the top, his hands on either side and his feet at … Continue reading The mysterious missing part of the Ebstorf World Map