1. Grown-up Travel Large section of the "Colossus of Rugen" sold at auction - April 2, 2012

    […] The sale raises hopes for progress in making use of the immense ruins – already a vast youth hostel has opened in another section of the complex amid some controversy, but fears of neo-Nazis rushing to have a beach holiday there have proved unfounded. Locals, historians and politicians have clashed in the past over what exactly to do with the complex, which stands on one of Germany’s finest sandy beaches just up the road from the resort of Binz. […]