In the south of the Ziegenhain district, the Bechtelsberg rises up to a considerable height near Ottrau, an ancient decanatese seat of the Franconian Hessengau. Its summit affords an extraordinarily wide and beautiful view, and on its slope grow many medicinal herbs collected at Ascension, even from distant people. The summit of the Bechtelsberg is called the Rumpelskuppe, a name that may have to thank for the monstrous, thunder-like roar of its origins
December 15, 2018
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