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Schloss Holyhill

Autumn is kicking in, and where first the fish and dragonflies were hovering between the little frogs in the water, all colors we see now are from fallen leaves. No more carps. The giant Sequoia is said to be one of Germany’s biggest ones. I’m thinking of subscribing it to the big tree database, so […]

Seeheim-Jugenheim, Bergstrasse: an impression in “HDR”

As I’m testing quite some HDR cameras these days (autumn is just *the* weather for that), I’ve made some pictures from my little village Seeheim-Jugenheim in Germany, at the Bergstrasse near the Odenwald, south of Frankfurt. The ‘Jugenheimer Altenheim; Haus Krone’ In 1778 the ‘Gasthaus’ became a ‘Schildwirtschaft’, the Schild (shield) can still be found […]

Battenberg-Mountbatten special

click for larger image Although the weather was not that nice (cold, wet, windy), we went uphill to enjoy the view from the ‘Goldenes Kreuz’ onto the Rhein Valley click for larger image close to the Schloss Heiligenberg on the Heiligenberg (‘Sacred Mountain’) click for larger image On the Jugenheimer Hauptstrasse, the road from the […]