Winter holidays in Germany -Christmas lights in Bamberg, Germany

Some years ago we spent the winter holidays in Germany, and we didn’t regret it. In this country people take their free time seriously and this is common. When they work, they work hard, when they play, they play hard – no mistakes! At this time of the year for instance, Germans take a …

This is my first post titled Silent Sunday – I should probably have made it as a wordless post, but I’m always tempted to say something about my images. After-all this is a travel website 🙂 So, this is a photo I took in Nuremberg, Germany at the time of the winter holidays.   …

Pigeons of Heidelberg, Germany

It was a slight cold rainy day of February when we visited Heidelberg, Traveling Germany. This is a famous college town in Baden-Württemberg (South-West of Germany). It is considered with good reason one of the most beautiful towns in this country. A great place in the world to be even in a rainy day …

Sidewalk cafe in Cologne, Germany

Sidewalk Cafes in Cologne, Germany. It is quite common to see people having a good time at the sidewalk cafes and restaurants on the Rhine river side in Cologne, Germany. The trees started to bloom competing with the almost always present red flowers in the Germans windows (typically Geraniums) As per the tourists they …

Swans nuptial dance

Swans nuptial dance ritual on the Rhine River, Germany. * Click on pictures for larger view! I had the rare chance to see these majestic swans in their mating ritual on the Rhine River (Breisach, Germany). It was almost like a ceremony in the swan world. I went to the river several times in …

Skewed lines urban Art

I love to observe and photograph the skewed lines and shapes produced by reflections. Whether the distortions are created by windows or water surfaces, I think they produce beautiful pieces of abstract art. In this case I photographed a big wall of windows on a building in Bremerhaven, Germany. I found it in a …

Nuremberg Saussages

Nuremberg sausages with sauerkraut and potatoes is an authentic, traditional German plate – oh, I cannot tell how good it is… I wish I had some right now 🙂 Nuremberg sausages with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes in Cologne, Germany It was a rainy spring day, but not bad enough to keep us inside. After all we were here to see everything, …