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bei Leykaul, Wallonia (Belgique)
The hike starts in Küchelscheid (across the border vom Kalterherberg) and follows well maintained forest trails to the Schwarzsee (Black Lake). If you thought that all waters are the same, think again. The lake is fed by streams coming from the moorlands, and the water is as black as you may not have seen before.
Continue with views across the typical moorland of the Hohe Venn, and eventually turn to the 'Kreuz im Venn', with its grotto and a statue of the Virgin Mary. The place has religious significance and people from Kalterherberg still congregate at high holidays for a Holy Mass.
Most of the trail in in Belgium, while the last part (with the cross) leads through a German enclave, separated from the the rest of Germany through a narrow strip of railway track (now a bicycle track) that technically belongs to Belgium. Thankfully, you will not notice any border crossings!