Castles and Churches

The word impregnable is often misused but Querfurt castle deserves it. Founded in the 9th century, it had never been stormed. Most of the buildings date from the 11th century, including the round tower called Dichter Henrich. The walls are over 4 meters thick and it is surrounded by another lower wall, probably to counter…Read more Castles and Churches

The Borderlands

I had a great night in Deulowitz near Guben, just 1 km from the Polish border. I played in a open sided building in a garden. It was a very warm night, blazing fires, candles, and half the village turned up. At midnight I was advised to have coffee and cake, 'in Poland it's a…Read more The Borderlands