"Heidenheim an der Brenz - a nice swab town" Heidenheim an der Brenz by MEdelmann
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In April 1999 I went to the nice town of Heidenheim an der Brenz, to visit Klaus Winter and his family. At the moment he is not a VT-member.
Klaus and I are good friends and we share a hobby together: We like listen to remote radio station around the globe on shortwave and medium wave. His father, Erwin has been a shortwave listener for more than 30 years. So we had interesting discussions ..... :-) Please look into my travelouge about the Winter family.
Heidenheim is located about 20 kilometres north of Ulm in Germany´s federal country Baden-Württemberg. It is the town of the same named "Landkreis" (country circle or district?) and there live about 20.000 people.
There are some beautiful buildings in the town centre, like the "Altes Eichamt" (old gouge office), the old town hall, or the "Türmle" (little tower). Unfortuneatly many buildings where destroyed in World War II by the allied troups.
There live a lot of Swabs in Heidenheim. The Swabs are well known to be busy.... :-) And of course Heidenheim has some big well known companies, for example "Voith" , which produces turbines, or "Plancfort". They produce bandages.
So, if you are in Ulm, visit this town. It is really nice.
I want to thank Klaus for guiding me through his home town and the hospitality.
Klaus also wanted to show me the graveyard of his hometown. In the picture you can see the graveyard chapel, which... more travel advice
The civil tower (or "Türmle" in swab) was constructed in 1400 and it is one of the last towers of the old municipal... more travel advice
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