Elsterperlenweg Day 1 – just eat it!

We had two days off in a row, so we decided to do another two day hike. This time we decided to take Silvia and Rocco with us.  We chose the route at Alica’s garden having Gulasch. We thought the Elsterperlenweg might be nice – 72 km through the “thüringische Vogtland”. This time we thought […]

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Along the Mulde or: “What was ISO doing?”

We planned to do a day trip of about 15km. Our route started in Wechselburg, across Rochlitzer Berg, all the way to the castle in Rochlitz and back on the other side of the river to Wechselburg. Alica just got a camera (she used to take pictures only with her cellphone) and this day was […]

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The weir at Lichtenwalde

Today we had a new challenge. We took a third dog with us: Rocco. He is a good friend’s dog and he is what you call a “perfekt dog”. He can walk everywhere off leach and ignores every human or dog you meet. The disadvantage is, he can be very controlling and every kind of […]

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Holy Lake

We started at the “Holy Lake” near Stollberg. We planned to go for a swim, go for a quick walk and the relax at the lake. Well, not only was the lake surrounded by fishermen, it was also FULL of tadpoles. Being frog friends, we decided not to disturb the poor tadpoles and start our […]

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Rochlitz

A fun boat tour…. Our plan: go for a quick walk, and then extensively test the new inflatable canoe at a small lake near Rochlitz. Silvia, a good friend and colleague, had been waiting for us at the train station in Rochlitz for a while. After a wild welcome-ceremony with the dogs we looked in […]

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Poland – day 7 – crooked wood and way home

After a calm night we discussed the way back home while having breakfast. We knew we wanted to spend the last night on the polish side of the border. Maybe at a river this time? It seemed like a good idea to head to Gryfino . There was said to be a curved forest, which […]

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Poland – day 6 – In the military zone

The morning Despite getting thunderstorm alerts on our phones for the whole night, we had a wonderful sleep. We were not perforated by hail, and not blown away by the storm. Rested and relaxed, we started the next day. While we brushed our teeth and had breakfast, Leni played with sticks. Josi got a little […]

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