After a succcessful hike in Brocken which we did in 7 hours, we drove directly to Thale. It was a 35-kilometer drive which became almost 60 kilometers because ironically, there was a bad detour just 3 kilometers to town and we had to drive an extra 20 kilometers to get there. 1,130 more words
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The legends of the Teufelsmauer (Devils’s wall)
“On the Northern Harz, between Blankenburg and Quedlinburg, one sees an area of rocks south of the village of Thale that the people call the Devil’s dance floor, and not far from there is the rubble pile of an old wall, opposite which, north of the village, stands a large ridge of rocks.