Amsterdam, city of bicycles.

Night trains and ferries

Our Interrail trip through Europe in fall 2015: Basel, night train to Berlin, reminiscences of the Wall in 1989. Currywurst from…

Goose Steps in East Berlin, 1989

As we move houses soon, I am constantly tidying up these days. Wrapped in old newspapers, I discovered two old…

On the Way to Scotland

These are a few iPhone snaps of our recent journey to the Isle of Skye in Scotland: about 5’000 kilometers by train and ferry via Cologne, Rotterdam, Hoek van Holland, Harwich, London, Inverness, Brussels, and Basle.

City Surfing

When you stroll into town and a surfer in neoprene walks past you carrying his board, don’t wonder. River surfing is very popular in Munich. Surfers from all over the world come to surf the Eisbach wave.

At the Monks

Munich is among Monocle‘s «world’s most livable cities», and I totally agree with that. Not only for monks (the native…

Diptychs, Part II

More diptychs… (also see Diptychs, Part I).

Views from Fast Moving Trains

Next week it’s “on the rail again”. So here is a collection of snaps from fast moving trains, mostly taken…