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.
Now it’s undeniable—the dark winter times are coming. Since I hike and photograph, I experienced a change in mindset when looking at the weather: Through the lens every kind of weather is beautiful and has it’s charming parts. Very bright sunshine can eliminate all shadows and makes landscapes flat and boring, while raindrops on the […]
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 […]
After Ecuador mainland and eight days on the islands we went back in a mega arduous boat & flight marathon from Isabella to Santa Cruz to Guayaquil to Quito to Madrid to Berlin. I wouldn’t recommend the islands for people on a very tight budget but otherwise it was totally worth it: The nature, the diverse […]