We took off where we last ended. In Probstzella with a great Bauhaus Hotel “Haus des Volkes”. Great architecture and an interesting photo exhibit inside. Nice rooftop for dining and watching the green surroundings.
My first approach was: When I have 5 or 6 days per year and want to make 1.400 km, I have to go some way by bike, otherwise my project will last more than 10 years. The recommended hiking guide “Das Grüne Band — Wandern im wilden Deutschland” (Green Belt-Hiking in Wild Germany) lists 60 daytours from the South to the North of the former East-West-boarder.
So I started in Luebeck near the East / Baltic Sea by bike to complete a third of the itenarary in less than a week.
Annotation: Photos you finde here are mostly different from what you might expect. If I hike or bike, I always enjoy the beauty but rather take photos of what strikes me.