The bridge connecting the two pinnacles of Externsteine

Externsteine: a reflection

It is midsummer, and dozens of people have come to this place, known as Externsteine, to celebrate the longest day of the year. Situated in the northern forests of Germany, Externsteine is a remarkable landmark which draws many visitors year-round. It is a unique location with unusual features—qualities which make Externsteine a beautiful and spiritual place to visit any time of year. Traveling to Externsteine can be a renewing, relaxing, and empowering experience, especially for busy urbanites that might need to get away.

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Homemade breakfast shakshuka of fried eggs with tomato close-up.

Shakshuka recipe

Here’s a recipe for shakshouka, based on what I threw together the other day. You can change things up as you like, of course. This is a dish featuring eggs poached in a tomato sauce with peppers, onions and spices. This recipe originated in Tunisia. Serve it for any meal of the day!
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