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and then it was spring

Spring in Bavaria is still one of my favorite times of the year – at least in my head. Today it is very cold and rainy, but last week I got some warm and sunny days. The sunshine, green hills dotted with white and yellow flowers and the famous white & blue Bavarian sky bring…

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in and out of the pan

From Gweta, we went further into the salt pans for an overnight trip. This trip turned out to be a little more adventurous than we had planned and it included a broken down car, a hike through the bush, a bumpy ride in an ancient car which came to our rescue, followed by a frantic…

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Winter at the falls

As part of our “honeymoon” and as a birthday trip for Björn, we spent the weekend in Niagara Falls. It was cold and windy when we got there, and the sky was overcast for most of the time. We spent a day visiting the falls and walked around the tourist town of Niagara Falls. All…

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what really happened: the new york city edition

Last thursday was an exciting day for us! We woke up to fantastic sunshine, took the subway to City Hall and picked up some flowers on the way. At City Hall, we applied for a wedding license and then waited excitedly until it was our turn to say those special words: “I do” “By the…

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Sunset Saturday XXXXXII

Last week we walked over the Brooklyn Bridge to Dumbo and enjoyed the beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline! New York is such as fantastic place and we were lucky to get some sunny (and even mild) days in the middle of February…

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walk the line

                              I really wanted to see the Highline in New York and so we went there for a walk followed by lunch at the Standard Grill. The views of the city from this perspective are just great and I love how…

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around the bush

The nearby Mokolodi Nature Reserve is a great place to take visitors for a first impression of wildlife and bush in Botswana, and we tend to go there every other month.This Saturday, we drove around the lake,saw a waterbuck looking for young leaves,watched a tortoise crossing the road,and came across an ostrich, who was taking…

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Panoramas from Tuscany

1, View over Firenze2, River Arno3, Uffizi in Firenze4 +5, City of Pitigliano

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dog on top

Yesterday we took the dog with us and climbed Kgale Hill, overlooking Gaborone. She went up with us over all the rocks and through the herd of cows without any problems, and I was really proud. Only the last bit was difficult, but Björn decided to simply carry her over the large stones so that…

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rooftop rally

We spent a lot of time in Stonetown climbing stairs in various buildings to enjoy the stunning views on the many open rooftop spaces the city has to offer. For breakfast at our hotel, we sat down to this view.The House of Wonders offered these fantastic views over the city and the water.From the tower-like…

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