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

Tierpark Lüneburger Heide

The weather in northern Germany reminds me a little bit of Vancouver, since it is raining all day long. But why don’t visit the “Tierpark Lüneburger Heide” anyway? The animal park is about 40 minutes … 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

Weekend impressions: Kiel, Plön, Hamburg

A short getaway is always a good idea. This time we didn’t go that far and booked a small hut near the city of Plön (thanks Airbnb!). From there it’s not far to Kiel, where … Read more

A Sunday in Hamburg

I was just browsing through my camera a squirrel photos that I shot today and what I also found was pictures from Hamburg I actually wanted to show you earlier 🙂 Nothing else to say … Read more

Photowalk on a sunny day in spring

Yesterday was actually the first day this spring with sunshine and blue sky – at least the first day when it wasn’t cold and I was in the mood to go outside 🙂 . This … Read more

The Ruhrgebiet in Germany – part 2

As promised I’d like to show you the rest of our weekend in the Ruhrgebiet. Tiger and Turtle sounds like a zoo or something but is is actually an art installation in Duisburg. The weather wasn’t … Read more