Walking through the Heide

Right now the heather is blooming. As we wanted to go for a short walk anyway and because the weather was good all day long, we decided to drive into the Heide area. Not far … Read more

Mission accomplished: Canoeing right up to the front door

There are those things in life you always want to do but you actually never do them. In our case it was canoeing on the river right in front of our home (you can see … Read more

Easy Walking: Pietzmoor

Today I walked through the “Pietzmoor“, a wetland area near where I live. Unlike some other trails, the round trip in the “Pietzmoor” really is a decent walk. It is around five kilometres long and … Read more

Lazy July

July this year is really lazy. It’s raining most of the time and the temperatures feel more like spring or autumn. We didn’t go to our local swimming pond so far because it’s just not … Read more

Short biking trip through the Lüneburger Heide

Summer finally reached northern Germany. It could be a little cooler though – but I don’t want to complain about the great weather. 🙂 Because of that, we took our bikes and drove through the … Read more

Fall is here

I still have some nice photos from USA and Canada in my pipeline, but I guess it’s time to come back to the German reality now 🙂 . The days are getting shorter and fall … Read more

Summer is almost gone

Summer’s almost gone now and we didn’t make it to paddle down the small river just next to where we live. We were either busy, or it was pouring down.Today actually was a perfect day … Read more

Around the pond

Just a stone’s throw away from our home there are two small ponds which are good for a short evening walk. At least when the weather is good 🙂 .   Have a good start … Read more

Strandfest parade in Dorfmark

When living in a village with around 3000 inhabitants it’s quite impressive when the main street is crowded with people. And this happens twice a year: When there is a large flee market in September … Read more

Photos of July

The month of July is almost over now and, apart from some sunny days, the summer was pretty awful until now. This is why I didn’t take that many photos as I usually do. I … Read more