I was leaving Solms, Germany, about to return to Wetzlar where I was staying, and made a wrong turn.
I decided to see where the road led.
As I drove up
the hill, and rounded a turn, Braunfels Castle loomed
above me. I had lived in Wetzlar many years before,
just a few kilometers away, and was unaware of this
The collection inside of antique furniture,
paintings, armor and memorabilia from the Braunfels
Counts is striking.
A fascinating connection
is "Texas Charlie," the Count who moved to
Texas to build New Braunfels, the famous German Community.