I'm currently in the middle of a short little vacation. We came down from my home in northern Bavaria to Garmisch, on the border with Austria, and on the foot of Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany.
The scenery around here is beyond beautiful, with huge granite mountains towering in all directions, and the summer weather is nice and warm this weekend, a nice break from the cold and wet summer w've
My usual weekend while the wife is in Korea: ride my bike in the morning, clean the house, buy groceries, do work work on my cars, then go out for a ride, and take a hike on a forest.
Gotta make sure I bring the camera along for those pretty pictures...
On a grassy patch
I drove down to Heidenheim today to look at a stunning SAAB 9-5 Combi. These are the obligatory pictures from the drive:
Map, water, wallet, camera and SAAB, I am ready to go
Titting. Nice name!
Glorious day for driving, perfect
Updated Sun 17 June 2012 at 22:05 by rpiereck
This weekend I had a small road trip to my sister's home. She has been living here in Germany for almost 10 years, in the city of Michelstadt, near Frankfurt. Her city is pretty isolated from all Autobahns, so whether I take the highway or the side roads it takes me three hours to get to her home. Frankfurt by comparison is further away but it is much faster to go there because of the Autobahn that goes to it.
Leaving Ansbach I stuck to side roads through most of the trip. These roads
Here are some more pictures from day two of my Staff Ride through Berlin, following our guide, a retired British Army Lieutenant Colonel.
Rows of old communist apartments on the outskirts of old East Berlin.
Karl Marx Bookstore, right next to the Karl Marx subway station