Monthly Archives: June 2017

Hike Day #3: Unternberg

Today’s weather was more inviting than yesterday’s, but it still felt kinda cold and we prepped well for a ride on a chair lift this time. Our ‘hotel’ gave us this nice (free, when you book for at least 3 … Continue reading

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Rauschberg Hike

Started the day with my more regular 1h morning walk, weather was mixed and would stay like this. But breathing this air here (after Hanoi) is just amazing. Our hike plans were also somewhat dictated by the weather forecast, but … Continue reading

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Clouds in the Mountains

Little teaser for today’s hike update. We went up to the next mountain and had a great time, even with the weather looking a bit challenging. But then again, we were just under the cloud cover and still got great … Continue reading

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Hochfelln Hike to 1674 meters

Good Morning! Got up a bit late, just enough time for a quick 30 minute walk and snapping whatever passes as ‘sunrise’ here. Then very nice breakfast and after getting our regional discount card, off to try to find the … Continue reading

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Off to the mountains

Very spur of the moment, we decided we wanted another trip and decided on mountains. After quite some googling and checking our calendars / what’s avaible (i.e. over the weekend everything was booked solid), we found that our best option … Continue reading

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Look who got a haircut!

Besides another beautiful morning walk, with and extra spectacular, cloud covered sunrise … The main highlight of the day was traveling into Frankfurt city. Leave it to the Japanese mom to find a Japanese hair salon, and dragging her long-haired … Continue reading

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Last day at the farm

One last sunrise walk … One last forest walk … … and then it was time to say goodbye again … But we are already considering coming back next year! The ride back home was smooth, R&J were sleeping. And … Continue reading

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Walk – Peacock – BBQ2

Still caught some nice sunshine on my early morning walk, but weather was a fickle thing today, as clouds came and went and returned and whatnot … So, around sunny lunch time I went out for my second walk, R&J … Continue reading

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Curry Wurst Style Energy Drink

So, a few days ago I came across the ‘curry sausage style’ energy drink (“100% vegan” the can promises). And finally we tried it! Assorted reactions 😀

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Cows at dawn / BBQ

Today’s early morning walk brought me close to these wonderful young cows who were very curious about me and came fairly close. And then there was another family afternoon walk. We had stocked up at the not so close by … Continue reading

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Three walks a day …

… hang on, that sounds familiar … I started with my usual sunrise walk at 5:02 AM, way before sunrise. Trying to find some nice new loops, I actually ended up down in the sleepy village, when I headed back … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

We started the day very early, this time Ritsu came out with me to watch the earliest sunrise of the year. After a nice 5K walk I promptly returned to bed for a bit and we had very nice breakfast … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … assorted Twitter findings featuring Ritsu

While she is on vacation now with us, I find some nice posts from last week when she was still in full swing: UNFPA & SDJF join hands to encourage youth participation in addressing community issues University Grants Commission and … Continue reading

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First full day at the farm

I started out with a very early, pre-sunrise walk, partially thanks to the kid in the apartment above us who fell out of bed with a loud bang. Since I was up, I thought I make the best of it … Continue reading

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Violin vs. Peacok (vs. Firefighters) …

We had that last year already that during Julius’ violin practice the resident peacock felt challenged and yodeled along. This time, to make things even more interesting, at the same time the local fire brigade rolled in to start a … Continue reading

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