What is being called Europe’s “first green restaurant” serves traditional German food in a magnificent natural setting high above the tall conifer trees of the Black Forest, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature.
The Rappenecker Hütte is a 350-year-old farm house in southern Germany that generates all its energy from photovoltaic cells and a small wind turbine. The concept is a pilot project of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems and it has proved very successful with the hikers and mountain bikers who criss-cross the Black Forest in search of adventure and communion with nature.
All the restaurant’s vegetables, fruit, dairy products and meat supplies come from farms in nearby villages and the Black Forest cake is made with cherries grown in the gardens of the Rappenecker Hütte.
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Zurich, Switzerland: A new global campaign to discover, choose and vote for the 7 Symbols of Peace launches on World Peace Day, 21 September 2017. The campaign is from the New7Wonders Foundation, the organisation that has successfully pioneered the first-ever worldwide elections to choose the New 7 Wonders, which have…
The universal calendar has a new observance day: 7 Wonders Day. On 7 July from now on, the world will celebrate the event that honours the 21 iconic wonders chosen by hundreds of millions of votes in three global campaigns: the New7Wonders of the World, the New7Wonders of Nature…
To commemorate 7Wonders Day, Alessandra Fasino has created a poster collection representing the entire list of Wonders that combines vibrant typography with a rainbow of colours. Each poster is a microcosm of each Wonder and they all express the character of the places and the people being celebrated on 7Wonders…
Zurich, Switzerland: On 7 July this year, and every year from now on, the world will celebrate 7 Wonders Day. The event honours the 21 iconic wonders chosen by hundreds of millions of votes following three historic global campaigns: the New7Wonders of the World, the New7Wonders of Nature and…
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