We had a wonderful small hike trough the wild and sympathetically messy Düppeler Forst which is still inside the city of Berlin. You get an impression of the size of Wannsee on this hike. Just before we visited the Wannsee Conference Memorial (Haus der Wannseekonferenz), a visit which can be connected to this small hike. I […]
Location: Postbruch near Straußberg – Bötzsee – Spitzmühle – Fängersee – and back on the opposite shore / Distance: 12 km / from city center: 37,5 km/south east / Weather: -1 °C, cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90, 55-300mm lens
During my birthday party I wanted to install a Photo Booth with a classical tripod and a cable switch in my bedroom like I did last year but I lost the tripods’ plate and so I did the photos myself, or Alice did them. As you can see in the pictures: All my friends are […]
We have been to the Wildtierpark Schorfheide yesterday and there was Santa Claus bringing gifts to the animals all while being observed by some vigiliant cameras from local television. The gifts consisted in differently decorated christmas trees. Carrot decoration for the horses, fish for the otters and meat for the wolves. There where some happy animals […]
Location: Wochenendsiedlung am Koppelgraben – Blankenfelde – Biotopsee Arkenberge – Arkenberge – Badesee Arkenberge – along Blankenfelder Graben – Wochenendsiedlung am Koppelgraben / Distance: 12 km / from city center: 14 km / East / Weather: 2 °C, sunny and cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90, […]
The Schönerlinder Teiche are an area just behind the Berlin city limits in the north. We didn’t have a lot of time but we could also have hiked the Arkenberge, which are the highest “mountains” in Berlin (incredible 120m above sea level) and in visible distance from the lakes. On this short hike – approximately […]
Location: Fauler See – Blumenthalsee – Großer Pichesee – along Lange Berge – Blumenthalsee – Fauler See / Distance: 12 km / from city center: 47 km / East / Weather: 7 °C, cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90, 18-105 mm lens
Obviously we have a theme those days and we continued to have a look at Soviet Berlin. The Sowjetische Ehrenmal Schönholz was erected in 1949 and houses 13.200 graves of Red Army Soldiers killed during the Battle of Berlin.
We had a very interesting guided tour with Holger from Berlins Taiga through Soviet Berlin. Sometimes it’s really good to explore your own city.
Last summer days! We have been very lucky to have one of those bright, golden and warm days in October where we can go out in shorts and shirts. The world changes to prepare for winter now. Maybe I should, too. Location: Lobetal – Mechesee – Plötzensee – Langerönner See – Mechesee, opposite shore […]