The Oldie

The afternoon I arrived in Badenweiler, the local Weinstube suddenly converted itself into a theatre. In walked a flaxen-haired actress and while I could not understand a word of the German she spoke, it was clear this was high drama. It turned out to be the story of ancient Romans in Badenweiler, now being used to promote the once great spa town.

Margrita Wahrer, playing the goddess Dianae Abnoba in the classic Roman style, bringing together the Roman god, Diana, with the Celtic one, Abnoba, acted out the story of Dianae Abnoba falling in love with a Roman as she took us round the town. Our tour ended at the Roman baths where the lovers bathed together before tragedy struck.

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