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Heinrich Heine

Ich weiss nicht was soll es bedeuten,
Daß ich so traurig bin;
Ein Märchen aus alten Zeiten,
Das kommt mir nicht aus dem Sinn.

Die Luft ist kühl und es dunkelt, 91 more words


“Ich hab’ den Vater Rhein in seinem Bett gesehn,

Ja, der hat’s wunderschön,

der braucht nicht aufzustehn….

Life sans Google maps

I love my smartphone just as much as the next gal, but every once in a while I just need a day without maps and apps. 1,331 more words


Bregenz to Schaffhausen; along the shores of Lake Constance

We left Bregenz somewhat earlier than planned. Despite assurances that the garage would be locked, we knew it was open and every time a van drove into the gravel drive to turn around or park, we were thrown into a state of mini-paranoia!! 370 more words

Salzburg To Soton: Bike Tour

Day out in Dusseldorf

Early this summer I took a day-trip to Dusseldorf in western Germany, and I applaud the city for keeping engaged all through the day. At the end of the day, I was left wanting more of the picturesque Rhine front promenade, the historic Alstadt (Old Town)  and Dusseldorf’s very own Altbier (a style of beer brewed in Westphalia region; A must try..of course!). 360 more words


New on 500px : Steel, water and a magic cathedral ... by robschueller by robschueller

On the River Rhine in Cologne, one of the most photographed ensembles in Germany.
The huge Catholic cathedral, a colossus of stone and the mighty Hohenzollern bridge for the railway and the colorfully lit Museum Ludwig. 15 more words


Last night, I tested not engaging with any screens.  My friend Andrea recommended that for improved sleep and since I have not been able to sleep well for weeks on end now, I tried it. 279 more words