The first morning I went down to the beach to take photos of the sunrise, I was already quite happy with what I saw. The lights on the pier were twinkling while the beach emitted a warm gray color. It was also the only morning I actually got to see the covered wicker beach seats […]
The white chalk cliffs on the German island of Rügen are the lesser-known counterpart to the cliffs in Dover but no less majestic. Since June 2011, the area has been a Unesco World Heritage Site. It’s possible to walk along the coast beneath the cliffs and enjoy them up close. Some people opt to see […]
The first six segments of this hike along the Rhine River were multi-day hikes. The first hike was in summer and the second hike in late summer, early autumn. With three segments left, I tried to decide how I wanted to divvy up the last three days. In the end, the weather was forecasted to […]
When I told a colleague I would be visiting Neuschwanstein, he suggested a walk around the Alpsee. Unfortunately it was too rainy and cold to walk all the way around it, but what we did see was beautiful.
A trip to Füssen to see Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein, arguably Germany’s most famous castle, was never really on my must-see list. But since this year everything is different, I thought it would be the perfect time to visit. No battling tourists to get the good view or standing in a long line for tickets. Due […]
They say the early bird catches the worm. This morning when I opened the shutters, the early morning sun hitting the colored leaves and fog hugging the ground made me want to reach for my camera. I quickly dressed and headed out. It took a while for me to realize why something felt faintly off: […]