Roland's Picture Blog 2010

More winter images 2010

Snow Icicles Snow storm Wild rabbit

Christmas tree 2010

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Neu-Anspach Winter Impressions 2010

Since weeks everything is covered by white snow. The winter this year started very early back in November. It was snowing a lot, although also a lot of snow was melting away too.

Fresh snow Shopping in NWZ Horses in the snow Ice cold Shopping in My Zeil Christmas lights Ice covered Ice covered Ice covered Snow covered horses Snow covered forrest Rod am Berg Path Underworld The bud and the snow Deep snow seating

Golden October 2010 in Neu-Anspach

The landscape is currently beautiful coloured. The leaves have all shades of yellow and red. In the morning there might be some fog, but often the low sun increases the effect.

Train viaduct Horses Morning fog Birch tree

Trip to Ra'anana

A trip to the company office in Ra'anana. As usual with buisiness trips there are little daylight pictures with the exception of some taken with the iPhone. The hotel was located at the beach of Herzliya which allowed a very pleasant morning run along the beach.

Peaks of the Alps rising out of the clouds Mediterranian Sea Marina Hermits House Beach entrance 9beach café Marina breakwater Tel Aviv coast line Herzliya beach Herzliya beach party A380 landing in Frankfurt ICE3 approaching Frankfurt Central Station

August 2010

In August a nice spider visited our garden and a magnificient double rainbow spanned over the town. This year Museumsuferfest in Frankfurt and Laternenfest in Bad Homburg at the last August weekend were rather cool and partly rainy.

Spider Double Rainbow Museumsuferfest 2010 Chairoplane

Holidays 2010 in Croatia

This year vacation we had a trip to Croatia. First we spend a week on the MS Otac Nikola cruising through the Croatian Islands around Dubrovnik. The tour started in Cavtat and went to Mljet, Hvar, Korcula, Lopud and Dubrovnik back to Cavtat. The we stayed another week in the hotel Croatia in Cavtat to enjoy further enjoy sun and sea.

Luka bay and Jet-Ski Adriatic sea at Cavtat Luka bay after sunset, Cavtat, Croatia Agave americana (century plant) in bloom Sunset in the port of pomena on the island of Mljet Blue hour after sunset in the port of pomena on the island of Mljet Hydrofoil Adriatic Joy in full speed on the Adriatic Sea Hvar Windsurfer MS Otac Nikola Korcula port MS Otac Nikola Elaphiti Islands Dubrovnik's Placa Dubrovnik's Wall Lapad & Elaphiti Islands Dubrovnik Cruise ships Rain P&O Azura behind Daksa island Sunset Cavtat Bar Pool Tornado Swallow chicks Furry Sunset

Hannover & Hamburg

In July we two short trips to Hannover and Hamburg. In Hannover there was only time to watch the central train station plaza. In Hamburg there was the possibility to have nearly a day to walk in town.

Flower Fountain Cat & Bunny Michel City Hall Sala Turtle Central Station

Lichterfest im Palmengarten

Palmengarten is one of the two botanical garden in Frankfurt. During the Lichterfest (festival of lights) visitors do a picnic in the Palmengarten build figures out of tea candles. When it becomes dark the tea lights are lighted and show the figures in the night. The festival ends with a firework.

Bloom Fountain Paris Fountain Fountain Lights


Blooming flowers at a sunny day.

Flower Flower Flower Flower

Kubacher Kristallhöhle

It was a really nice day. Nethertheless we went down into the Kubacher Kristallhöhle.

Kubacher Kristallhöhle Kubacher Kristallhöhle Kubacher Kristallhöhle Kubacher Kristallhöhle


Lego builders day in Wiesbaden. A nice sunny day in May, perfect for a short visit to Wiesbaden.

Mauritius plaza fountain City Hall Nerobergbahn St. Elizabeth's Church

Lenzburg and last supper (private)

A (short) week of work.

flower Esterliturm & Hallwiler See Schloss Lenzburg Roman Theater

Palmengarten Frankfurt

A nice family day in the botanical garden.

Bleeding Heart Water Lilies Blooming flower Orchid

A day in the Zoo of Cologne

A nice family day in the Zoo of Cologne.

Otter Common Dandelion bird of prey Baboon Bird Cheetah Frogs Lizard

Night of the Museums 2010 in Frankfurt

One week the night of the museums another walk through the nightly Frankfurt. In this night all the museums of the town are open late and you can visit them all with one ticket.

Messeturm Römer Skyline Cathedral

Luminale 2010 in Frankfurt

This week Frankfurt was illuminate because of the Luminale. Not to much time to go there, but we had 3 hours on Friday to walk through the night.

Luminale illuminated Hauptwache Luminale customizable lights Holbeinsteg Commerzbank tower from Eiserner Steg

A one day trip to cologne

In the week after easter we went for sightseeing to Cologne

Stairs to (chocolate?) heaven Cologne Cathedral Shrine of the Three Kings Cologne Cathedral View from Cologne Cathedral tower Love padlocks Chocolate museum Kranhäuser

Shopping in Frankfurt & a walk in the park in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe

Just before easter we went for a bit of shopping to Frankfurt The new shopping center "MyZeil" is one year old and has an interesting glass roof architecture. In contrast we went for a walk in the park the next day through the Kurpark in Bad Homburg

Shopping in MyZeil Shopping in MyZeil Shopping in MyZeil Shopping in MyZeil Shopping in MyZeil A walk in the park Thai Sala Russian Church Tulip


We walked together with Bärbel Schäfer & Tim Frühling through the night 8pm to 2am. This "Abenteuer Frankfurt" was one of the organized events by the hr3 radio station. There were 20 locations and 50 acts, so it wasn't possible to view them all. Anyway it was a nice adventure and we had fun. The official pictures can be found on the hr3 website.

Europaturm Bärbel Schäfer & Tim Frühling from hr3 Rotunda Building at the corner of Opernplatz and Hochstraße hr3 Ratskeller Hauptwache hr3@night @ Dachcafé

Winter returns

After another trip to Milano (sorry no pictures this time) it looked like winter started to say goodbye. After a trip to Lenzburg in Switzerland only small snow piles reminded the snow rich winter. But just a week later we got another 10 cm snow in one night and everything was white again.

Lenzburg and Castle Snow sculpture Snow covered swing Water drop from an icicle Drop hanging from an icicle Icicles Frankfurt winter skyline Bad Homburg white tower

One night in Milano

The only time I had to do some sightseeing in Milano was during a cold and rainy night. We went to the Castello Sforzesco and walked then the Via Dante to the Piazza del Duomo. The Milan cathedral is really impressive. We then enjoyed the nearby Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Castello Sforzesco Duomo di Milano Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Winter 2010

The winter 2010 had a lot of snow for Neu-Anspach.

Colour christmas lights and a snowy street Daisy im Schneegestöber Emily vs. Daisy & Peach im Schnee Hoar frost around Saalburg Hoar frost around Saalburg Hoar frost around Saalburg Hoar frost around Saalburg Heisterbach valley - Morning with snow Hoar frost and snow Creek in the snow Bush in the snow Bird in winter Snow covered pavilion Sun set in the winterly Rebstockbad Cat (Emily) in the snow Deep snow Icicle at the pavilion Lot of snow along a creek Plane traces in the sky Cleared way in the fog House in the snowy and foggy landscape

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