IMG_1805Görlitz is a small town in the former East Germany, right on the Polish border. Much of it has been beautifully restored but in between, there are a large number of houses still broken from years of neglect.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken


Brandenburg Gate in Berlin enveloped by beautiful roses during the Festival of Lights in October 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped


Something I discovered right outside my living room window, when lifting up an overturned flower pot. Dainty and fragile but what a force of nature nonetheless! Here’s hoping they make it!

And one of the parents – another force of nature!


Weekly Photo Challenge: Forces of Nature

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The Frauenkirche in Dresden, painstakingly rebuilt 50 years after being destroyed in WW2. The intricate way they combined the old and the new is breathtaking!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate


Small boat on the river Elbe in Hamburg. December 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion


There is no way I would ever get up early to take photos! No. way. ever.

But one magical weekend, I was staying in a B&B in Weymouth on the south coast of England. Unbelievably, I didn’t even have to get out of bed to enjoy this beautiful sunrise! What a gift! Of course it helped that this was February, so the sun didn’t come up all that early ;-)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat


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