Leutstettener Moos

an overcast cold spring day is possibly the best time to visit the bogs. Nature still asleep, people still asleep, all is still in the bogs.

Simssee near Rosenheim, Bavaria

Simssee, Rosenheim and the Alps

not far from Munich near the old salt trading hub city of Rosenheim the Simssee with the Alps in the background stands modestly apart from the Chiemsee; its overrun neighbour lake.

National Park Hainich

light of spring and white of snow

one of those rare times when at the most exuberant time of spring, a mantel of snow covers the young green leaves in the forest for barely an hour and surround us with a brilliant light at the Hainich Nationalpark in Thuringia.