The highlights of the 2006's tour included
Two 2006 State Garden Shows
The magnificent Berlin Botanic Garden
Potsdam's historic & contemporary gardens (including the Foerster Garden & Nursery
Sanssouci (the summer residence for Frederick the Great)
The former Federal Garden Show in Magdeburg
Two totally unique Hundertwasser buildings
The Bauhaus architecture school
Woerlitzerpark (a wonderful English garden near Dessau)
The garden with the largest rose collection in the world
The dramatic restoration of the open pit coal mine into a recreational paradise with the large lake as its centerpiece in Bitterfeld
The one of a kind Ferropolis or "city of iron"
Furthermore, the tour explored Germany's pioneering and responsible society actively pursuing a sustainable lifestyle, as exemplified in the latest in green building technology, recycling programs, beautiful public parks and gardens, climate cooling roof gardens, lively pedestrian town centers, creatively fun playgrounds, hemp & organic food stores, solar & wind power, delicious, healthy cuisine, and more unique and inspirational places and people.