Schlagwort: Alps

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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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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View from Warther Horn

Warther Horn (2256m)

Finally, the first time for me in the Alps this year – a complete weekend in Schröcken (Austria). Sadly the weather was not that nice (rain…), hiking was only possible Saturday. From Warth – famous for wintersport – we took the chairlift up to Steffisalp and from there we hiked […]

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Zamangspitze (right)

Zamangspitze (2387m) – perfect weather

Probably the last hiking trip to the alps this season, and what a trip. Fantastic weather, very good view, clear sky – this is what late summer should be like (not like the horrible and rainy August…). I have already done this trip (to the Hochjoch area) about 2 years ago […]

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Sunset at Bachalpsee

Switzerland 2014 – Hiking in Grindelwald

Grindelwald has been one of the nicest destinations in the Alps I have been so far. The town is just below the famous mountain Eiger and starting point of the trip to the highest railway station in Europe – the Jungfraujoch at 3471m. The first three nights we stayed at […]

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Meersburg castle

Summer is coming

A fantastic day to try my new camera. Temperatures above 25 deg and very good visibility of the alps. I did my usual round tour at Meersburg with some shots of the castle. This year they cut down lots of bushes, so you get some new views from my favorite spot.   […]

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