Friday, March 29, 2019

visiting mother in bratislava, SK

well, bratislava and lodz are two very special cities for us, because we often visit our parents there. and yes, each and every time we find knew facets of the cities :-)
enjoy few pictures:
strma cesta is a shortcut from the danube river to the castle
bratislava castle, bratislavsky hrad
a pilgrims' place lurdska jaskyna
this school was an orphanage in 1900
there are many, many alzheimer cases nowadays :-(
thanks goodness, my father is still fine, so we can enjoy to drink a beer together in our favorite pub around the corner
horsky park is a beautiful small forest in the city above the castle
two of us walking ...
since few years there are boards in the streets which remember us on people killed by nazi germany in WWII
the german school in pressburg / bratislava
the flagship restaurant is located in a former monastery
the flagship restaurant
the journalist jan kuciak & martina kusnirova were probably killed in contract by the  reckless slovak businessman kocner in march 2018 (kocner is already in jail, but the investigation is still running). there were huge protests against the corrupt government and legislative after that sad issue.
most SNP, dunaj ~ the bridge SNP over the danube river
coffee break @ boat restaurant +++ kozia ulica (goat street)
small evangelic church
big evangelic church
liebe? love? 1890, goethe institut
at lunch with mother + father
all of us 20+ years ago :-)
ruines of castle devin at the danube river
here we go, a slovak language video (33 minutes) about alzheimer disease and the day care center MEMORY'in bratislava. what about the minutes 15:05, 21:01, 27:19 or dancing at 27:50? 💓😊💃😄
more pictures here
my last visit here

Sunday, March 24, 2019

jochberg, 1565m

the hiking season is opened, in about 2 hours of steep ascent we climbed up the jochberg mountain (1565 m) in bavarian alps. enjoy few pictures:
lake walchensee as seen from jochberg mountain
 a view to herzogstand + heimgarten
 lake kochelsee as seen from the jochberg mountain
 jochberg, 1565m
two of us
 lake walchensee
 jocheralm, 1400m
jochberg as seen from jocheralm
village urfeld at lake walchensee
village walchensee at lake walchensee
 even after such a snowy winter there is not enough water in the lake walchensee ... so sad... our climate is broken, isn't it?
when speaking about nature destruction, here is the reason why: economical growth is the reason ... and our stupidity to accept it  (source: facebook here)
5G (fifth generation). so sad, so true :-( (source: facebook here)
more pictures here
more bavarian lakes here
coverage of the young folks' FFF (FridayForFuture) movement here