Shanaya: 60 years of German-Turkish friendship

Shanaya: 60 years of German-Turkish friendship

60 years of German-Turkish friendship (GTf) is the slogan of the “Gurbet-Tour” by Shanaya, a band from Hanover on the occasion of 60 years “home” in Lower Saxony. What is the reason for the Gurbet-Tour? Gurbet means “emigrant”. It is about theGerman-Turkish recruiting agreement, which was signed 60 years ago (meanwhile 61 years). Due to the Corona pandemic the concert

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Pflasterzauber at Hildesheim: Entertainment at its best

Pflasterzauber at Hildesheim: Entertainment at its best

Two days of entertainment on a high level: that is the Pflasterzauber in Hildesheim. From September 2nd – 3rd, 2022 an international circus theatre and dance festival is taking place at Hildesheim. And that is not exxagerated. The different artists help with their performance to forget about the world for a day. It is fun and high spirits. That is

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Cycling in the Alpes de Haute Provence

Cycling in the Alpes de Haute Provence

The plateau of Puimoisson and Valensole is not only a good hiking place it also good for cycling. However, due to the many differ, the differences in altitude you either need an e-bike or you should be in very good shape. I use my little black mountainbike, a lot of water and a good portion of power in my thighs.

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Hiking in the Alpes de Haute Provence

Hiking in the Alpes de Haute Provence

I am surprised how many hiking trails are around Puimoisson. Twelve years ago at my last visit to the region I did not pay much attention to that fact. I was too much focused on my mountainbike at that time. This year however, I fell in love with two things. Firstly with a property, secondly with a fox that visited

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Andreas Feininger: Old New World

Andreas Feininger: Old New World

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

A tube in the cornfield

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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Radebeul: The sun salutation of the wine-grower

Radebeul: The sun salutation of the wine-grower

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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German Mill Day 2022

German Mill Day 2022

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

Six peaks at Bad Hindelang

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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