Volksmarch column, Feb. 8, 2013Volksmarch chart, Feb. 8, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Fliers are rolling in and the number of weekly walks soon will be increasing. Here are dates for upcoming walks that might interest you. Start making your plans now. All walks are in Germany unless stated otherwise:
Feb. 16-17: Bad Marienberg;
Feb. 16-17: Battice, Belgium;
Feb. 16-17: Crailsheim;
Feb. 23-24: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, old world charm with an old school volksmarch;
March 9-10: Queidersbach;
March 10: Schinveld, Netherlands;
March 17: Trier;
March 24: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg;
March 24: Champs, Belgium, Dead Man’s Ridge Walk;
(March 31: Spring ahead; Daylight Saving Time starts at 1 a.m.;)
April 6: Lisse, Netherlands, see Keukenhof gardens;
April 7: Ettelbruck, Luxembourg;
April 10: Mainz;
April 14: Consdorf, Luxembourg;
April 20-21: Hermesdorf;
April 20-21: Delft, Netherlands;
April 21: Wiesbaden.
There will be more information on these events as they draw near. If you know of any more walks that you think are noteworthy, please send us the information so we can spread the word. Send us your after-action reports as well. Anyone can join the ranks of contributors, just mail the fliers to the address at the end of this column.
This weekend’s event in Zaisersweiher is a Stammtisch walk for the Stuttgart German-American Wandering Club. Look for the club’s blue flag at a table in the start hall.
Wherever you walk this weekend, be careful on the roads, as Carnival festivities take place throughout Europe.
E-mail volksmarch information to email@example.com. Mail brochures to Bob and Lorraine Huffaker, CMR 460, Box 278, APO, AE, 09752.