When equipment improves, skills eventually require improvements, as well. Therefore, we decided to spend a weekend in Berchtesgaden to improve our landscape photography skills. And we stopped by the “once-in-ten-years” Passion Play in Oberammergau.Continue reading “Photography +1”
Back to the hills
We are back at the Wetterstein region after a 1,5 year Covid break. It is easy getting used to sitting at home. Therefore, we decided to spend a weekend in Garmisch for some light hiking.
Allgäu – Bavarian Dreamland
The second Covid lockdown is approaching and we are taking a final trip to the mountains. An what could be a better destination than the Baviarian dreamland: Allgäu.
Third time is a charm – Zugspitze via Reintal
Rumor has it that there cable car going up to Zugspitze. If this would be true, this machine would be almost entirely useless. Saturday was the third time this year I hiked up Zugspitze. And it was a special one. Michi joined me all the way to Sonnalpin.
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Alpspitze – The peak at the end of a long queue
Speed feels good. I easily pass a guided group, jump up a small incline, turn a corner and… have reached the end of the queue to Alpspitze.
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Mittenwald – Peaks and Violins
Who would have thought that we would travel farther than Garmisch to reach the mountains. But we did. Two full train stops beyond Garmisch lies Mittenwald.
Riffelscharte – the gateway between Höllental and Eibsee
Its Saturday morning and time for another adventure. I have just reunited with Michi on Zugspitze and we are wondering, what to do next. The answer is easy: Straight back to hell!
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Zugspitze – Who needs cable cars anyway
Way to heaven via Höllental
I have been to the top of Zugspitze but never with the cable car. And, if it were not for 8 sterneous hours of climbing, this would not change. Albeit, 8 beautiful hours, through steep river valleys, across ladders, over the glacier and across the high alpine terrain of the Zugspitze peak. What a ride.
Back at Graseck
After several weeks of home office, it feels great to leave the city and head for the mountains. Our favorite Hidaway in Garmisch reopened just in time for Pfingsten. Hence, we are back at Graseck.