Happy second sunday of advent

We visited  a Christmas market the first time this year (in Lueneburg) and it at least it is getting a bit colder than 10 degrees Celsius. That’s enough for now to get the ultimate Christmas … Read more

Can pelicans actually fly?

Last week we visited a wildlife park, which is half an hour away by car. This is perfect on rainy days, since the park is almost empty then. You can walk around and watch animals, … Read more

Hamburg Ottensen

The days are short and you really need to use every minute without rain to go outside Actually you can go out when it is raining as well. But that’s only working when your rain … Read more

Animals of US Westcoast

I still owe you my collection of captured animals from our last USA Westcoast trip 🙂 . Nothing really spectacular but at least the usual suspects: Squirrels, Whales and vultures. Have a good start into … Read more

Florida memories

I was too lazy to take photos during the last weeks. One reason is the weather. Another one is that days are short. And especially when living in the countryside it’s really not easy to … Read more

Please stay here with me in Mendocino

There is this song called “Medocino” which I already knew (in the German version) before we visited the small town on the US Westcoast in 2013. This year we came back once again and enjoyed … Read more

The Mendocino Botanical Garden

The Mendocino Botanical Garden is actually not located in Mendocino, but in Fort Bragg. That does not change the fact that we like this place a lot. 🙂 We have already been there a few … Read more

Smoky vacation

We had a great vacation in California and Oregon this year. But one thing was really bad: The wildfires. When we arrived in San Francisco our AirBnb host told us that there was a heat … Read more

This is Portland – Part two: Street Art

Apart from hanging around in cafes and restaurants 😉 we love to explore cities by walking around. And this is always a good opportunity to look for some nice street art. I haven’t seen that … Read more

This is Portland – Part one

First of all: Sorry for the error message. This is caused by an update and I hope this will be fixed  soon! Let me start with a quote from the book “This is Portland” by … Read more