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Geographical Travel Puzzle

WHERE AM I ?  Let yourself be inspired by the following picture series and you will quickly solve the riddle: IT is the largest lake in Italy and its ancient name is Lacus benacus. It has a length of 51 kilometers and is up to 346 meters deep. Picturesque little…

The subconscious talks to us and is often right

My mother was not a shopping queen and she went – except food – only for shopping, if something was needed. Sometimes, however, she suddenly started off and upon return she dragged at least 3-4 heavy bags with remarkable content. With a kind of unexpected farsightedness, she had developed something…

Carillons – a climbing act for music

The World Carillon Federation (WCF) – what does not all exist – requires a carillon to have at least 23 bells (chromatically over two octaves) and that the bells can be struck directly from a keyboard setting via cables/ ropes.  https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carillon Some of us even call it the craziest instrument…

Visit Antwerp in 24 hours

In addition to Paris, London and Milan, Antwerp (in French Anvers) is the uncrowned queen of fashion; not to forget diamonds and culinary delights – especially chocolate and beer. The diversity of Belgium’s second largest city (523,000 inhabitants) may be passion at the second glance, but without any question a…

Sleeping among wolves (dormir avec les loups)

Hardly any animal is currently as controversial as the wolf and you often learn that some more wolves have settled down in Germany. I can understand the concerns of citizens and shepherds who have a so-called “problem wolf” in the area, https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf but the character and the eyes of this…

Bread and Wine

“… our daily bread give us now…” – Everybody knows this phrase from the Lord’s Prayer, yet the bread in our highly developed food culture has lost its importance.  With culinary delights you usually associate the toppings and now I was able to experience that bread itself can be a…

Emotions – the power of pictures

Moods are often difficult to describe in words, and to always talk about each and everything is not always helpful/ meaningful. No matter if happy, malicious, puzzled, thoughtful, sad, anxious, angry, romantic or smugly … it is just the image or body language that leaves room for individual feelings and…

Horse summer a la Robina Hood

I am not a great equestrian, but horse riding in the wind along the Sea is just wonderful. And also healthy for the animals, as they can comfortably cool their shackles in the spum of the shallow water. Of course you should always wear a helmet and riding boots for…