Sunset over Holter Hammrich
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In East Frisia, the term Hammrich stands for lowland used as meadow or pasture in the transition from the Geest to the Marsch. It is a typical East Frisian landscape that is criss-crossed by small bodies of water. The Holter … read more or write a comment …

Apple blossoms shortly before opening
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Nature photography in your own garden begins again. Now that the first crocuses have long since faded, the apple tree is getting ready to provide food for the insects. This year I tried to show other flowers in the background … read more or write a comment …

Rain. Sunlight. Crocuses
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This is how beautiful it can be after the rain in spring. The crocus flowers are full of drops and are made to glow by the flat sun. What a burst of color!

Gap Crocus on the Ground
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After a cold night, it looked as if the crocus had given up between the paving stones. Not only had the flower not opened during the day, it had also bent over and was now lying on the cold stones. … read more or write a comment …

Gap crocus after the rain
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This crocus is blooming from a narrow gap in the path. I have no idea how the bulb got there, as the bed is 10–20 cm away. But it is beautiful to look at, especially after the rain with the … read more or write a comment …

Iced leaf
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After 4 months of Iceland pictures (with a few more to come!) and a longer break from blogging, where I spent more time baking baguettes and growing sourdough, I would like to use this picture to remind you of the … read more or write a comment …

On the base of the Eldgjá Gorge
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As before with the view of Ófærufoss, I was lucky that the light came out again on the way back through the Eldgjá gorge. What a beautiful backdrop, the edges of the Eldgjá streaked with moss, red and black volcanic … read more or write a comment …

At the end of Eldgjá
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At the turning point of the Eldgjá hike. Shortly before, you walk over black tuff, which stands in stark contrast to the otherwise predominant moss up here. On the path across the tuff field, you can only guess at the … read more or write a comment …

The Fire Gorge — Eldgjá & Ófærufoss
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Eldgjá, the Fire Gorge, is an 8 km long and up to 150 m deep volcanic fissure. It erupted in the middle of the 10th century, shortly after the first colonisation of Iceland. The Eldgjá is a wonderful place to … read more or write a comment …

Iceland Highlands — at Sunshine!
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The sky had been mostly cloudy so far, but when we arrived here, the clouds broke for half an hour. The southern highlands lay before us in glorious clarity, mountain ranges stretching across the landscape, rivers and lakes in the … read more or write a comment …

Sveinstindur
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Sveinstindur on the banks of Langisjór. This mountain ridge rises majestically out of the black desert. On this day in late summer, its summit was covered with the first snow. It is 1,092 metres above sea level but only about … read more or write a comment …

Alone in a Highland Valley
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A river winds undisturbed through the highland valley. We are alone on the road and drive over 30 km through this landscape. The F‑road is repeatedly interrupted by the course of the river, so that we are often invited to … read more or write a comment …

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