Andreas Feininger: Old New World

Christina/ July 23, 2022/ Culture

Andreas Feininger is a pioneer of modern photo journalism. That’s what the supporting programme of the exhibition Old New World claims. Upon the sunday guided tour through the show Feininger is even said to be the inventor of skyline photography. Also, he is the son of Lyonel Feininger, the well-known painter. At present an exposition is dedicted to the photographer

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A tube in the cornfield

Christina/ July 16, 2022/ The daily grind, Culture

I have not heard of the place Hockeln before. On this sunday the village is the starting point of our 13 km long hiking trip. We decided on a circle tour via Derneburg and Astenbeck. At Derneburg main attractions are the castle and the Laves culture path. On our way we learn what a cheese knows. However we did not

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Charkiw: caught between yesterday and today

Christina/ July 3, 2022/ Ideas of philosophy

We stand at the Waisenhausdamm. Street number 8-11 is our goal. The former florist shop is currently home of an foto exhibition. It is about Charkiw, a city in the east of Ukraine. A city, which name and geography was only known to a handful of people. In the past weeks however, the second biggest city of the Ukraine become

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Clausthal-Zellerfeld: Upper Harz’ ponds and coral reefs

Christina/ June 26, 2022/ The daily grind

When temperatures go up to 30 degrees centrigrade cooling is desired. The many lakes close to Clausthal-Zellerfeld are a popular destination. They are called the „Oberharzer Teiche“. But did you also hear about the Harzer coral reef at the Hutthaler Graben? Well, the Harz is always good for a surprise. It only takes some fantasie and suddenly the red osier

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Radebeul: The sun salutation of the wine-grower

Christina/ June 25, 2022/ The daily grind, Culture

The wine discovery oft he year is called „Sonnengruß“. It can be bought either as „dry“ or „off-dry“. The delicious drink is offered by the vineyard Neufriedstein at Radebeul. The liquid can be consumed at the corresponding season bar restaurant. By chance the vineyard is idyllic located high above Radebeul. So while enjoying you wine you also can take adavantage

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The dragonfly brothel of the Silberteich

Christina/ June 19, 2022/ The daily grind

A saying goes: each to his own. In other words, anybody shall live and act as one think best. But how about if the behaviour breaches the public order? That’s what we experienced last sunday between Braunlage and Sankt Andreasberg. Sexually explicit dragonflies copulate free and easy at the shore of the water. Every ancient Roman brothel would pales besides

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Buskers Brunswick 2022: Six Frenchmen Sechs rocked the festival

Christina/ June 16, 2022/ Categories

Summer, sun, music and a good mood. That could be the motto for this years’s festival at Brunswick. From friday to sunday evening different bands and artists are performing in the city. My favourite act are six artists from France. The sextet is called „Demain on change tout“. The guys are so fascinating that in comparison the pied piper is

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German Mill Day 2022

Christina/ June 15, 2022/ The daily grind, Culture

It is Whit Monday and therefore German Mill Day. We want to explore some of the technical masterpieces. On the internet I search for some interesting buildings near by. I choose the mill Liesebach at Räbke. I also come across the water mill of Klein Quenstedt. Being close to Haldensleben we decide to combine the visits with some cycling. Just

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Six peaks at Bad Hindelang

Christina/ June 14, 2022/ The daily grind, Culture

The Allgäu is a hikers’ paradise. The village of Bad Hindelang (825 a.a.) located in the Upper Allgäu is a great starting point for mountain hikes. We climb six peaks in a weak. Thereby we enhance our performance from 1.456 metres to 2000 metres. Next to the Hirschberg (1.456), the Spieser (1.651), the Imberger horn (1.656), the Iseler (1.876) and

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