Berlin Day Hike: Small Worlds Around Bötzsee

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Location: Postbruch – western shore of Bötzsee – Spitzmühle – eastern shore of Bötzsee – Eggersdorf Siedlung – Postbruch  / Distance: 12 km / Public Transport: S-Bahn to Strausberg, Bus to Eggersdorf (ca. 1h30m) / from city center: 33 km / East / Weather: 23 °C, sunny and cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90, 70-300 mm lens.

Playing With Depth In The Garden

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Berlin Day Hike: Endless Summer in Stobbertal

Yeah! We made a hike after quite a while! Renovating can be quite satisfying but it can also be very, very annoying and so I was happily tricked into one day leisure activity a week. What shall I say: It’s great. Let’s do it again.

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The wonderful Haus Tornow am See

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Over Drei Eichen and Klobichsee (with a short dip) back to BuckowDSC_0789DSC_0792DSC_0802DSC_0804DSC_0822DSC_0827DSC_0831

 

Location: Buckow – Schlosspark – Along Lindenstraße – Anlong Stöbber River – around Tornow Lake – Pritzwalker Mühle – Along Stöbber River until Eichendorfer Mühle – Drei Eichen – Klobichsee – back to Buckow through the forest / Distance: 20 km / Public Transport: There is a train from Lichtenberg to Müncheberg and a bus to Buckow (1h20m) / from city center: 53 km / East / Weather: 27 °C, sunny / Camera: Nikon D90, 18-105 mm lens.

 

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur: Hiking around Moustier-Sainte-Marie

In Moustier-Sainte-Marie, on a beautiful hot morning, we took a little hike uphill through the flower fields and had some great views just up to Lac Sainte Croix and on this enchanted village build on the foot of its protecting mountain. Goal to this hike was a little chapel called Notre Dame de Beauvoir. You can see it from the village and it’s an ancient, dark and really silent place where you can still hear centuries of pilgrims praying for a better tomorrow.

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Notre Dame de Beauvoir

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Berlin Day Hike: A Sunday City Walk

Today we just had a little lazy walk through Wedding and Mitte. I wore my linen slippers despite heavy cloudiness, because I wanted to, and of course it started raining and I had wet feet again. We had a little meal in a turkish restaurant on Badstrasse, we met some friends who had a stand on the flee market at Mauerpark and we went to the flee market on Arkona Platz to order a stand for November (!).

Sitting behind the stand at Mauerpark for a while and chatting with my friend Eddi – who is going to do “Interail for Seniors” through some eastern bloc countries – I looked up to some potential clients and saw a familiar face in front of me but this was so unlikely that I didn’t believe it at first. Standing there was Amy and her husband Jean-Paul from Luxemburg which I met on the Camino de Santiago in 2015. She is here for Fashion Week. // OMG. Fashion Week again. That is why there are so many strangely dressed people in town! // Next time when you’re in town I’ll have more time for you guys. Promised!

Look at those plants! Berlin is so green. The little park without a name behind my house is a complete wilderness now. There a millions of flowers, trees and berries growing this time of the year. I wonder if I should harvest some blackberries soon?

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Suffolk Trip: On The Road

Peacocks on Jimmy’s Farm:

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On the road through blooming rapeseed:

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IGA Berlin

IGA Berlin: Tamed Nature, Oceans Of Flowers And A Unicorn

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Flower Hall:

 

 

Outside:

 

 

The cable car:

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Chinese Garden:

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Tropics:

 

 

The unicorn, Mum and me:

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