The fact that nowadays immediately available salt was a treasure in former times, is meanwhile hardly conceivable, if it is scattered tons on streets and sidewalks in the winter. Furthermore salt is an indispensable part of industry, and it is also used far away from food in many industrial products.
Its striking mountains, on whose top often a castle ruin is to be admired, make the region Hegau so special. For some mountains it can be guessed that they are of volcanic origin, but the volcanic, up to 100 m thick tuff layer can only be seen by people who pay attention to traces in stone.
The region around Lake Constance has much more to offer than good wine and beautiful nature. For example, here the sculptor Peter Lenk treats entertaining, as well as provoking art in stone, or you can find rhinos from bygone, earthly-historical eras.
Seeing is commonly referred to as the most important of the senses in man. In the animal world, however, survival often directly depends on seeing, if the prey spied as early as possible or the attacker can be detected in time.
In front of southern French city Nice, swifts and seagulls share a large rock on the seashore, where they live in together. A peaceful coexistence in the picturesque setting of the Côte d'Azur would be too nice, but there are different attitudes of both birds.