• Norway January 2017 – Trondheim to Bergen

    Norway January 2017 – Trondheim to Bergen

    For the second time the Norwegian winter wonderland was on the list – this time a small roadtrip from Trondheim to Bergen with a rental car. When I checked out the webcams a couple of days before, everything looked grey – there was no snow at all in the costal […]

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  • Budapest by night

    Budapest December 2016

    The last trip this year was a 6 day business trip to Budapest. The first days were full of work and I only had time to visit the Christmas Market twice in the evening. It was already getting dark at about 4pm so no chance for taking any city-pictures. The […]

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  • Maidens Tower

    Turkey September 2016 – Iskenderun and Istanbul

    After several business trips during summer it was finally time for holidays. The destination was Turkey, first Iskenderun in the very south, second was Istanbul. Even if Iskenderun and the Hatay Province border Syria there was no sign that there was a war just across the border. Still it was […]

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  • Statue of Liberty

    New York – August 2016

    New York – here I come again – this time not for holidays, it is my 2nd business trip to the United States this year. Again I had planned my flights to have some extra time in the city and not just the working stress. With holidays almost everywhere in […]

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  • Brandenburger Tor

    Berlin – July 2016

    This short business trip was only my second time visiting Berlin. I was only spending one night close to the Sony Center just a 10 minutes walk from the center (Brandenburger Tor). After a long day working I had a great evening in the city with beautiful light (for photography) […]

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  • Girne harbour by night

    Northern Cyprus (Turkish) – May 2016

    Northern Cyprus is the Turkish part of Cyprus and only accepted as a country by the Turkish. Therefore it is a little difficult to reach, as there are no direct flights from Europe. The capital is devided into 2 parts, Nikosia – the greek part and Lefkosa, the Turkish part. […]

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  • View from the castle

    Ljubljana – March 2016

    Like every year, Easter is the time for a city trip. This time Ljubljana, the capital of Slowenia was on the radar. The population of the city is about 270.000 people, lots of them students, so it is one of the youngest cities in Europe. The center is small but […]

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  • Golden Gate Bridge

    USA 2016 – San Francisco and Highway 1

    I was many times in the US, 3 times in San Francisco already, but never for business. I seldom travel for business and if I do the locations are usually far away from the city. Not this time. I had to work on a software upgrade of the satellite transmission […]

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  • Last Sunset at Rekawa Beach

    Sri Lanka 2016 – Highlands and Beaches

    After the stressful last weeks it was wonderful to escape into the warm. I am not a fan of Asia but I wanted to give Sri Lanka a try as I heard a lot of positive about the Island. On the world map Sri Lanka is „below“ Inda just above […]

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  • Iceland – Winter 2016

    Iceland – Winter 2016

    This was my second trip to Iceland and I went to many places I have been before. The difference, now was winter! Well if you thought it is super cold up there – wrong. Maybe in the mountains but the coast is under the influence of the golf current. Temperatures […]

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Hiking Weekend – Montafon – Aug 2016

Due to all the renovation going on at home, this was the first time I went hiking in the Alps this year. The weather was just perfect the whole weekend long. First day was a tour to the Wiesbadener Hütte (huge Apfelstrudel!) from the Silvretta Lake which was packed by […]

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Bavarian Forest – December 2015

After the stressful Christmas time the whole family spend some days in the Bavarian Forrest. The idea was to relax and to do some wintersport but there was no snow at all. Everything related to winter was closed. Instead it was warm and sunny for most of the time – […]

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Rockhopper Penguin

Argentina 2015 – Patagonia (North)

Patagonia – here I come again – for the third time. This time I visited only Northern Patagonia. The trip can be devided into completely different Parts: Mountains: Bariloche / Trevelin / Los Alerces National Park Wildlife at the Atlantic coast: Rockhopper Penguins in Puerto Deseado / Magellanic Penguins at […]

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Vernagt Lake

Italy 2015 – Meran

Having more and more cold days and fog at home it is a good time now to escape to northern Italy where it is still warm and (in theory) sunny. Leaving Wednesday noon I did not want a full afternoon of driving so we stopped over in Längenfeld (Ötztal) for […]

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Blood moon - 90 mins watching

Blood moon – Total Lunar Eclipse

I got up at 4 am this morning to take some pictures of the Total Lunar Eclipse (Blood Moon) we had in Germany. There were no clouds and the view of the moon was great. When the Eclipse is total the moon turns into red color. I did not watch […]

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