Thursday, May 26, 2016

martin - kosice - bratislava, SK

a short trip to slovakia ~ 2016 km in 5 days. my plan for next year? 2017 km ­čśä­čÜÖ­čŹÇ

the main reason for my visit? easy:
a mother & son event ­čĺŚ
the city of martin:
the view at krivan, the famous hill in mala fatra massif
lake liptovska mara:
the high tatras is in the clouds, what a pity
kosice / kassa / kassau / cassovia:
 the last one is ours :-)
 recycling in slovakia: beer, wine, spirits­čśâ
 kosice, coat of arms
break at motorest halier + the lake tomasovce near lucenec:
this small fish pond was shallow and thus really warm ... next time i will probably try the a little bit bigger nearby water reservoir divin
bratislava castle ~ bratislavsky hrad
more pictures here.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

lake schliersee + rohnberg 1257m

what a nice day in the bavarian apls with my eldest daughter today: our agenda: schliersee village - schliersbergalm 1061m - rohnberg 1257m (schliersberg 1265m is the peak, rohnberg the name of the massive) - lake schliersee (camping)

well, the lake schliersee is the next dot on my bavarian lakes tour ~ the water was soooo cold today :-)
 lake schliersee as seen from schliersbergalm 1061m (hotel, restaurant, alpenroller, cable car, summer sledge, mini golf, swimming pool, children's playing ground, beer garden  ... aaaand a beautiful view over the schliersee
hotel / restaurant / children's paradise schliersbergalm
how to get down? cable car? hiking? no, let's slide by summer sledge (~right picture side)
let's take a fresh bath (soo cold) from the camping site
good-bye, lake schliersee
more pictures here

Monday, May 9, 2016

grainau, waxenstein => badersee & eibsee

what a nice 2-days team workshop in grainau at the lake badersee. well, grainau is not only the entry point to germany's highest peak zugspitze. it is also a really nice sleepy village below the waxenstein peak (2277 metres high) and a great starting point for hiking tours to badersee, rosensee, eibsee, h├Âllentalklamm, zugspitze, waxenstein, garmisch-partenkirchen, ... :-)

enjoy few pictures
 hotel am badersee - grainau - painting & reality (photo)

our drone over the alps ~ is technology blessing or curse? well, it depends on how we use it :-)
 neuneralm + waxenstein
walking back to grainau
omg, what a double rainbow
more pictures here

Sunday, May 8, 2016

br├╝nnstein mountain (1619 metres high) + tatzlwurm waterfalls in the beautiful mangfallgebirge

what a nice mother's day hiking in the hills: my 2 daughters and me .. well, i'm a quite good mother(-substitute) if you asked me and better do not ask my daughters :-) ... anyway, i'm probably a better mother than a husband & son together ...

br├╝nnstein is a beautiful mountain in the bavarian alps (mangfallgebirge) close to the village oberaudorf and the city of bayerischzell. we have been at the chapel on the top of the (lower) east peak (1619). the main peak is 1634 metres high but not so often visited because the chapel and the view from there is much more attractive ...

and do you know what? the service personnel at the br├╝nnsteinhaus (1360 m), the cottage right below the peak came from my native slovakia ... well, the people from poor countries often have to serve  people in rich countries, so sad :-(
walking higher & higher ...
the seeonalm and the small lake were still in winter mode 
a tasty lunch break at the br├╝nnsteinhaus (1360 m) below the brunnstein peak
the small chapel on the top
 gorilla guru on the top of br├╝nnstein too, 1619 m :-)
the mountain plateau
another chapel ~ close to parking place and tour start at rosengasse / oberaudorf
our last stop? the nearby tatzlwurm wasserfall (here the upper waterfall) & restaurant feueriger tatzlwurm
mr. chamois, a mountain hiker
more pictures here

Monday, May 2, 2016

labor day ~ may, 1st

what about the labor day peace and solidarity celebration in the centre of munich?

well, we have had rainy and cold weather, but it was nice to meet friends from many peace & other anti-system movements again :-)

enjoy few pictures:
 the train drivers' trade union 
as every year, i've joined the anarchists at rindermarkt too
there is always a lot of information material, of course
 TTIP = the economical NATO (= north atlantic terror organization)
the main speeches and music stage at marienplatz
more picture here