This lovely card comes from Milena who’s originally from Slovakia but moved to Germany some time ago. 🙂
Heidelberg is a city in south-west Germany. The fifth-largest city in the State of Baden-Württemberg, Heidelberg is part of the densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. In 2011, over 149,000 people lived in the city. Heidelberg lies on the River Neckar in a steep valley in the Odenwald.
A former residence of the Electorate of the Palatinate, Heidelberg is the location of Heidelberg University, well known far beyond Germany’s borders. Heidelberg is a popular tourist destination due to its romantic and picturesque cityscape, including Heidelberg Castle and the baroque style Old Town.
This card came from my dearest pen pal Katharina. 🙂
Friedrichshafen is located at the northeastern corner of Lake Constance (Bodensee), near the lake’s widest point in the German federal-state of Baden-Württemberg. This mostly modern city was almost completely rebuilt after bombing in World War II. It has one of the longest waterfront promenades of any town along the lake. It also has a nice view of Austria and Switzerland and the alps across the lake on a clear day. In addition, the town’s other highlights are three interesting museums and the dome-capped Schlosskirche, the premier remaining reminder of Friedrichshafen’s baroque past.
The most important of the three museums is The Zeppelin Museum. Situated in the historic harbour station building this museum presents the world‘s largest collection on the subject of airship history, construction and travel. Under the same roof you can visit an important collection of art dating from the late Middle Ages to the present day. The main attraction is the 33m long reconstruction of part of LZ 129 Hindenburg in its original size, which visitors can board just as the original passengers did in the 30‘s. The authentically fitted passenger rooms give an impression of how people travelled during the period of the “silver giants”. Two entire storeys of the Zeppelin Museum are dedicated to different aspects of Zeppelin history and technology. In addition to the permanent exhibition the museum organizes special events and temporary exhibitions.