Travel to Germany: Trier: Photo 4
As in Rome, wealthy residents of Trier found it advisable during the Middle Ages to live behind stout walls. Here's the hospitable home of Franco von Senheim, who lived in this 11th century tower, the Frankenturm, entered in his day by climbing a wooden ladder to an upper level. Call it an anticipation of the American Sunbelt's gated communities. You can never be too safe.
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