Montag, 28. Dezember 2009

Domaine de la Grivelère (Guadeloupe)

"La domaine de la Grivelère" in the center of Bass-Terre in Guadeloupe gives his visitors an insight to the former production of coffee. Walking through the former plantations and the jungle all screts about coffee, cacao and other plants will be explored by a guide. Visiting this place is a journey into a long past time with beautiful old buildings and a wonderful nature.

The coffee beans are dried in the sun.

These fruits are cacao with the beans in it.

Samstag, 24. Oktober 2009

Spiny squat lobster and scorpion fish around Krk (Croatia)

The spiny squat lobster and the various types of scorpion-fishes are very spoecialized in Camouflage. Above all the scorpion-fishes are really excellent in adaptation the environment. That is their tactics for heaving a meal, waiting until the meal is swimming by.

Sonntag, 6. September 2009

Danube Valley (Baden-Wurttemberg)

The upper Danube Valley is one of the most beautiful river landscape of Germany. Here the Danube is a very small river which is embedded in the wonderful countryside of the "Swabian Alb". A very good place for hiking, cycling and canoeing.

Dienstag, 18. August 2009

Lac de Creno (Corse)

The "Lac de Creno" is situated nearly in the center of Corsica near Soccia. This lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Corsica. Upon reaching the lake you feel like you are displaced in a fairy tale. The Laricio pines around the lake and the lilys on the lake makes a very warm, peaceful and pleasant atmosphere. So the exhasuting rise is immediately forgot and the place invites you to stay....

The donkeys can be rented for riding to the lake and the pigs are looking for something to eat between the numerous tourists.

Samstag, 8. August 2009

Ajaccio - Corse

Ajaccio is the Capital of the South of Corse. Of course this town is kown because it is the native town of Napoleon Bonaparte. If you are doing a walk throug Ajaccio you will have all around notes and memoirs to Napoleon Bonaparte. For example the "Maison Bonaparte" (his birthplace) or the statue of him at the "Place du Maréchal-Foch". But this should not be the only reason to visit this beautiful town. There are also many places and streets which invite to stay...

Samstag, 20. Juni 2009

Diving at Urisee (Tyrol, Austria)

The Urisee is a very small lake near Reutte. The lake is particularly known by divers. If you are lucky you will have a very good visibility like we had in these days of June.

Samstag, 30. Mai 2009

The city of Hermannstadt (Sibiu) at night (Romania)

The medieval "downtown" of Hermannstadt invites at night to a very special walk through the old streets and very beautiful buildings. Situated near the Carpathians Hermannstadt is really a pearl of Transylvania. The first picture shows the old townhall with the "Ratturm".

The following picture shows the "Liegenbrücke". The legend says that this bridge will collaps if a liar enters it.

Freitag, 24. April 2009

The sea near Krk (Croatia)

Sometimes the sea is so glassy that it seams that the sea and the horizon are getting blurred. Only the boat makes some waves which dissapers in the eternity.

Samstag, 21. Februar 2009

Zillertal (Tyrol, Austria)

The "Zillertal" in Austria with several ski areas is really a very good place for having holidays for wintersports.
For sorrow the weather was not the best during these days, but we had nevertheless a lot of fun by skiing and exploring the valley.