At the foot of the Alps in the area called Berchtesgadener Land

     

Mountain creek in Ramsau at an elevation of 670m

     

Fall in Ramsau

     

Forests at the foot of the Alps

     

Berchtesgadener Land is the southeasternmost area of Germany, right next to the Austrian border (which, since both countries are part of the Schengen agreement, is only marked by a sign)

     

The village of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

     

Autumn colours

     

One of the few remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall exhibited in public, (next to Potsdamer Platz) - this was the wall's western side

     

Classicist building in modern Berlin.

     

Potsdamer Platz with its huge propellerblade-roof.

     

Potsdamer Platz's blades.

     

Reflections.

     

Berlin in construction.

     

Peek.

     

Roofblades.

     

Berlin's Potsdamer Platz at night.

     

Abstract.

     

The glass dome of the German parliament, the Reichstag.

     

The mirrors of the Reichstag dome.

     

Reichstag.

     

Rose garden, Alexanderplatz

     

Don't walk.

     

Donauwörth

     

The huge stone sphere in this fountain is supported by the jet of water, and thus can rotate for a very long time after being set in motion.

     

Idyll, Donauwörth

     

The main street of picturesque Donauwörth.

     

Munich was heavily damaged in the second world war, and now most of the city consists of faceless modern buildings aligned in a grid layout

     

Englischer Garten, a large English-style park on an island on the Isar river

     

Kid, Englischer Garten

     

Traditional Bavarian hats during Oktoberfest

     

The Isar river from the power plant

     

Old pressure gauge.

     

A map of the local rivers

     

Music.

     

Garden office

     

Oktoberfest - each appearance the Sun made was greeted with loud cheers from the crowd

     

Oktoberfest

     

View from the top of the hill in Olympiapark, the transformed former site of the Munich olympics

     

Munich and the Alps

     

A typical Munich suburb

     

Beer bottle cap fountain in Munich.

     

Fairyland

     

Swing

     

A crashed T-Com phone in an underpass

     

There

     

Old couple on top of the hill in Olympiapark

     

Vintage BMW - car designers had a lot more imagination in those days

     

BMW wheel

     

Delicate facade in Neuburg.

     

Neuburg's exquisite architecture.

     

A tad too much ornamentation, perhaps...

     

The spectacular Danube Bicycle Trail (Donau-Radwanderweg) crosses a myriad fields.

     

On the road in Bavaria.

     

Bavaria's wheat fields.

     

Fortress in Passau, on the German-Austrian border.

     

Passau's stunning old town.

     

The winding streets of Passau.

     

Passau.

     

The forests of Passau.

     

Regensburg's medieval bridge on the Danube.

     

Old street sign in Regensburg's Westendstrasse.

     

Regensburgian night.

     

Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria

     

A rather relaxing view of Chiemsee from a pier in Bernau

     

Church near the foot of the Alps

     

Traunstein district is located in the southeastern part of Bavaria

     

Infinite landscape

     

Painted house, Ulm.

     

Rust flower on Ulm Cathedral's gate.

     

The source of the Danube in Donaueschingen, situated in the picturesque Black Forest. The Danube is the longest river in Europe, flowing across cities like Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava.

     

Toward the sky in Frankfurt.

     

Peculiar dice-motif in an Ingolstadt church.

     

'It's only a model!'

     

Quiet night in Kelheim ('there's no accommodation in the whole town'-lethargy).

     

Paintings on a half-timbered house in a German village.

     

Sundial on the town hall of a small German village.

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