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Category Archives: Nature

A walk through the white Odenwald

Despite multiple snowstorms being promised by weather prediction apps like wetter.com, it seemed only kachelmannwetter was right: No snow. Just a little bit. And so we went up in the Odenwald yesterday evening when it finally started to snow, only to see what was up there. And it looked prosperous. So today we went up […]

The Netherlands under water

A long, long time ago, I still lived in the Netherlands, known to be a country over halfway under water if the sea walls (Deltawerken (Deltaworks) & dikes) break. On a few occasions I realized the vulnerability while I lived there. Image found at anp-archief.nl One of them was the storm in 1991, where the […]

Sunset tour around snowy Burg Frankenstein

As we’re on the border of the Rheingraben here, we’ve got quite some high hill peeking out either over the fog in the winter, or catching the snow that doesn’t want to stay in lower regions. And there’s nothing better to end the week than driving uphill to enjoy the latest sunsets that we’ll be […]

A new earthquake swarm around Darmstadt, October 2016

So this is what Darmstadt woke up to on October 15th 2016. Not one, but 2 earthquakes. The one in the morning was registered at 5.37 AM as an M2.4, the one in the evening at 18:08 was even an M2.9 , earning a place as 3rd strongest earthquake in Germany of 2016. A German […]