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.
The fact that the Hunsrück has much more to offer than its obviously beautiful landscapes and forests, becomes clear at the latest when you go into the depths of the low mountain range. There emerged e.g. gemstones glittering in mighty lava rock views, whose existence, from the historical mining and refining, to the present day in the high-tech laboratories of crystal growth, help to shape the history of the people of this region.
Seen Nördlingen from bird’s eye view, a gigantic crater with a diameter of about 25 km can be guessed: the Nördlinger Ries. How this was created, why the astronauts of the Apollo Mission rehearsed here for their moon landing and which advantage the FC Bayern promises of this extraordinary area, are just some of the many regional features to which the film is dedicated.