The Rhine Falls is the largest plain waterfall in Europe. The falls are located on the High Rhine between the municipalities of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen, near the town of Schaffhausen .
Visit the National Park Information Centre Falkenstein and learn all about the Bavarian Forest - Germany's oldest National Park. It's a great destination for the whole familiy - in summer but also in winter.
rhamphotheca: magicalnaturetour: “Neptune’s Secret Garden” Tide pools with Green Anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) and Ochre Stars (Pisaster ochraceus), near Cannon Beach, Oregon (photo: Gary Loveless)
The Black Forest in Germany is so dense with pine trees that it blocks out most of the light in the woods and that’s how “Black Forest” got its name. The German name for the Black Forest wooded mountain range is Schwarzwald.