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

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

Photos of December

December was a bit slow regarding taking photos. One excuse is the grey weather. Fog and rain isn’t that much fun. But we also had some nice days last week and took the opportunity to … Read more

Winter in Northern Germany

It’s winter again in Northern Germany! My actual plan was to watch out for the King fisher, to continue my personal photo challenge. But since it makes no sense to sit around at a frozen … Read more

Squirrel paradise: The Ohlsdorf cemetery

I hope you all had a great Christmas time! To be honest I am happy that it’s over now. To much food and Christmas stress đŸ™‚ Yesterday we spent the day in Hamburg. While Anna … Read more

The Kingfisher photo challenge

The truth Actually the title doesn’t describe it very well. A better title would have been: Sitting around at a small pond for five hours and waiting for a common Kingfisher to come around. But … Read more

Sunny Saturday Walk

You might remember my post about the unsuccessful search for the Heide. We now finally found a part of it on the way to Lueneburg, more or less in the middle of nowhere. Pretty good … Read more

Rainy December

Christmas is almost there and what do I see, when I look outside the window? Well, certainly it is not what I am hoping for: no snow. More of a  liquid snow. It is raining … Read more

Two days in Hamburg – day one

Due to some appointments we again spent some time in Hamburg. And since we got a cheap (and very good!) hotel in one of the most popular quarters in Hamburg, the “Schanzenviertel”, there was almost … Read more