Entries from 'winter'

some snow & ice

On our way to Tuscany we went over the Alps, where we got into the first snowfall of the season.Not pretty, and not exactly what we had hoped for. But the good thing was that once we got closer to the Lago di Garda, the sky cleared and the sun was out… And luckily, the…

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winter skies

These days, there are quite a few clouds in the sky, casting shadows over the land and adding to the feeling of winter. The big, low-hanging cloud formations sometimes look like they actually belong into one of these massive oil paintings. Then again the clouds will open up to show a piece of blue sky,…

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signs of winter

Over the last couple of weeks, winter has arrived over here.The trees are shedding their leaves, the ants have disappeared and my alpaca jumper is my favorite piece to wear right now.It still feels weird to be in the middle of the cold season when in the rest of the world (most notably home in…

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how to start a new year

In late December, I went for a skiing holiday in the mountains with friends from all over the world. For some reason, New Year’s eve was kind of quiet and everyone went to bed rather early. So some of us decided to start the new year like we ended it: on the slopes! Of course,…

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Ein Winterspaziergang

like last year I spent a short visit in the North of Germany. and like last year there is a lot of snow so we went for a beautiful little walk in the countryside adoring the frozen world around us.

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let it snow

it is snowing and snowing and snowing. and it’s cold. like real winter. everything is covered in white and all the trees and shrubs have big snowy caps.when the sun comes out and the snow is sparkling it truly feels like a winterwonderland!looks like we’ll have a white X-mas!

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stopover in winter wonderland

On my journey to Cancun I got to spend one day in Bavaria. And guess what: I was just in time for the first snow! Hurra!Everything was covered with a nice white blanket and the snow was sparkling in the pale sunshine. I must say (despite all the troubles winter is causing these days) I…

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in between the years

Shortly after Christmas and all the celebrations I left Bavaria for a trip to the far North of Germany and the beautiful Baltic Sea. I traveled from Hamburg all the way to the seaside and back again. And while it was unusually warm weather in Munich the Northeast of Germany was caught in ice and…

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homecoming

I’m back in Europe and very happy to be home! After stops in Copenhagen and Brussels I finally made it to Munich and enjoyed some pre-X-mas atmosphere, met with friends and family, and got busy with other winter pleasures. I also got lucky and went for a short skiing trip with good friends in a…

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snowy Brussels

When I arrived in Europe I could feel the winter. And it seemed like the snow and ice was following me around: Bavaria was covered in white layers when my plane landed, and I also saw snowflakes dancing in Copenhagen. But the real winter wonderland only happened while I was in Brussels: In the almost…

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