A literary giant in the Black Forest: Where Hemingway went fishing

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Anyone embarking on a walking tour of the countryside surrounding the town of Oberprechtal will get to experience an area that seems positively idyllic. Cows graze in meadows full of wildflowers. Goats clamber over staggeringly steep slopes. Man-high broom bushes line the path and streams gurgle. At the top of the Huberfelsen – a stately granite rock that towers like a monolith above the Black Forest – the view sweeps over a sea of hills and mountains, lingers on lonely farmsteads and picturesque villages, encounters dark fir trees and lush green meadows. Perhaps Ernest Hemingway also enjoyed …

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