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What you should know about howlers

By |March 5th, 2016|

Saucer eyes and little whiskers – at the sight of baby seals hardly anyone can resist saying the words “Oh, how cute!” The childlike proportions are what cause in humans a caring instinct. Well intended is not always done well. […]

Winter in Norderland

By |February 17th, 2016|

"Where are you going?" - "North." - "Yes, but where exactly?" - "To North." There are many dialogues like this one before the trip. The German word "Norden" which translates to "North",  in this case, is not only a point of the compass, but also the name of a town in East Frisia, a region [...]

Winter Hiking in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

By |February 15th, 2015|

"To hell and back" was our hiking weekend's motto. "Wild Hell" is the name of a hiking trail that ended with a heavenly view. Although I've already heard of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, I have to admit, it would not have occurred to me to go hiking there. Unfortunately, I am one of those people [...]

Skitour at Bullhead Mountain

By |January 28th, 2015|

In addition to alpine skiing and cross country another winter sports discipline ist getting more and more popular at the Northern Bavarian Fichtelgebirge mountain range: ski touring. For three years, the summit restaurant Asenturm has been a regular meeting point on Wednesday evenings. […]