The next day Dieter joined us. We drove to the Hartz Mountains [between Hannover & Frankfurt]. First we visited the "stabekirke" or stave church -- based on the Norwegian design.

Stabkirke Exterior Interior ~~ Goslar Center ~~ Cafe Winuwuk ~~ Home

Left: Inside the historic restaurant where we had lunch
Below: Many of the old houses were painted and included their date. This was was from the early 1500s.

Above: A closeup of the shale shingles found on walls as well as roofs in Goslar.

Above: The street of crooked houses....

Above: David, Klara & Dieter -- this is one of a series of monuments/sculptures
that we saw throughout the medieval center. No idea what they are...
Below: More walking... more houses...