Yeah, the days are getting shorter and darker. But there is still this kind of autumn magic when warm sun rays hit the yellow and red trees. The golden days of autumn.
Location: Postbruch near Straußberg – Bötzsee – Spitzmühle – Fängersee – Kesselsee – and back on the opposite shores / Distance: 17 km / Weather: 13 °C, sunny
Location: Starting at Buch on the Berlin/Brandenburg border, Gorinsee, Hobrechtsfelde, Buch / Distance: 14 km / Weather: 14 °C, unsettled / A nice hike very close to Berlin. We saw a lot of horses. Next to Gorinsee Beach there is a typical German restaurant. They serve very good rustic venison in huge quantities and there is a huge taxidermy of […]
Location: Burgwall – Mögelinstich – Ziegeleipark – Döbertstich – Radkestich – Campingplatz Wilde Heimat and back on the other side / Distance: 15 km / Animals spotted: a lot of horses and a slowworm / Special feature: Frequently you walk an a small land crossing between two lakes. Make a stop at campsite “Wilde Heimat”. It’s a wonderful place.
The industry museum:
The tour group:
And the sunset:
Location: Fürst Pückler Park, Bad Muskau, Leknicka (Poland) / Weather: April in August, sunny & rainy / Distance: 10 km / Animals spotted: some deer jumping out of the woods / Special feature: First time during a hike that I crossed a countries border and first time that I have been to Poland.
The tour group:
Crossing the Neiße (I’m denying myself any further comment) ;-):
The castle of poor and miserable Prince Pückler:
And a short look behind the Polish border:
Location: Köthen – Triftsee – Mittelsee – Schwanensee – Wehlaberg – Mittelssee – Pichersee – Köthener See / Weather: 27°C, sunny / Distance: 11 km / We spotted some grass snakes (natrix natrix) lying in the sun next to Mittelsee and have been really flashed by the size of the Tropical Island building seen from the look-out […]
Location: Summt – Karpfenteich – Mühlenbecker See – Mühlenteich – Tegeler Fließ – Summt/ Weather: 20°C, sunny and cloudy / Distance: 14 km / Attention: Nomen est Omen. Don’t stop walking! Or you will be attacked by mosquitos. It would have been nice if I had mosquito repellent with me. Schloss Dammsmühle
Maybe you have realized that Berlin is rather no mountainous region. Today I had to give my new shoes a try and so I decided to do a little “alpinism” at Berlin’s highest natural mountains: the impressing, up to 114 meters above sea level, Müggelberge. While standing at the summit cross I sent a picture to my hiking buddy […]
Sometimes it is just not the day to do a big hike. So I stood in the city today. Not exactly in the center but at the south-western border of Berlin. You should do this hike, if you like watching the behaviour of funny dogs, because all city dogs have this one day off and […]