Day 15, May 18 (Rossbach to Eckartsberga)

Easy day of 12.6 mi (20.3) and 770 ft climb throughout the morning. Arrived at the church at about 2:00–preacher’s house was open, so I left my backpack off and went searching for food. Nearly everything was closed, so I ended up walking another 3 miles round trip to a store.

The hostel was good–everything you needed was there and this morning the local bakery served coffee at 7:00 and goodies, too.

Interesting pics along the way: a sign you’d easily miss from 20 ft away and the farmer’s way of fixing pot holes (works for tractors but not walkers). Also, the end product of the rapeseed plants.

Railway strike is on and I will have to adjust my plans. Will try to catch bus instead of train–we’ll see.


  1. Joyce Summers — 05-21-2015 at 8:49 am

    That is a small sign. Good thing you are walking mindfully. Nice to see the end product of the yellow rapeseed flowers you have shown along the way, the fruits of the field: rapeseed oil.

  2. Joanne Lopez’Rojas — 05-27-2015 at 10:23 am

    You haven’t posted any pix of beer or TOP shelf margarita’s!What’s up with that??

    • kurt — 05-29-2015 at 1:29 pm

      No margaritas, but lots of good beer–just haven’t posted any good pictures! Didn’t want the word to get out!