Entries from 'summer'

catching up: Sommer dahoam

This year I got to spend a good part of summer at my parent’s place with our baby. Our days consisted of time spent around the house and the garden, long walks through the fields, trips to nearby towns and lots of friends’ visits. We also spent a couple of summery days in the mountains,…

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late summer activities

In early September the weather was still beautiful and we enjoyed a fantastic late summer weekend in Bavaria. One day we swam in the clear, refreshing water of the Starnberger See and took a long sunbath. The next day we hiked up the Breitenstein, some 1600m above sea level, with a spectacular view of the…

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a summer week on a mediterranean island

  In late August, we spent a wonderful week on the island of Corsica. We stayed in a little hotel in Calvi, enjoyed the warm Mediterranean sea, the fine sandy beaches, and explored some of the little villages, the towering mountains and the incredible coastline. In the meantime, summer has left us and the we…

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scenes of summer

After the pretty miserable weather in spring, summer has actually been quite nice. The only downside is that I had to enjoy the majority of it alone as Björn is still in Botswana. But then I spent most of the weekends with family and friends in Bavaria. After so many years abroad, I really enjoyed…

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summer is here!

Ever since I made it back from Liberia, it has been really warm and sunny over here. Summer is (finally) here. We spent a lovely weekend in Schwäbisch-Gmünd and attended my younger sister’s wedding. The old town centre is really nice and there are a lot of outdoor restaurants and bars, which were perfect for…

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some endless days of summer

While we were in Germany for our wedding, we enjoyed some fantastic summer days both in Bavaria and in the North. It’s been quite some years since I last was in Germany during summer and we had an amazing mini honeymoon near the Alps at our friends‘ place. From the top of the Kampenwand we…

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