The Canoe Ready For A Tour


This is the borrowed canoe after we did put the boat into the water yesterday to start our canoe tour on the rivers in Salem and that was a lot of fun. The husband of my mother and me did use the canoe but my mother didn´t like to come with as she thought this boat would be quite unsteady but this is not true. I think a canoe is unsteady until you sit in and when the weight of all persons is in the middle. That´s all. But my mother was still afraid, so that only her husband and … Continue reading The Canoe Ready For A Tour

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections


This photo is my entry to the Weekly Photo Challenge Reflection. I usually would say it is a bad image as I shot directly into the direction of the sun but the sun reflection on the water looks somewhat cool as effect. It fits at least to the recent challenge. I took the image when we were on the River in Salem last year. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

Daily Prompt: The Transporter


The Daily Prompt says “Tell us about a sensation — a taste, a smell, a piece of music — that transports you back to childhood.” And I must say, the first thing which came into my mind was a sniff of sea air. I mean the sniff of a particular air of the river in Salem. My grandma and grandpa had and still have a their caravan on the campsite there. I did spend a lot of time there in my childhood and teenage. In holidays we did stay there for many weeks and apart from that usually all weekends … Continue reading Daily Prompt: The Transporter

Beautiful Rivers in Salem


I did shoot this photo last summer near a small north german village called Salem. It is not too far away from Lübeck. I found this photo in my folders and wonder why I didn´t upload this awesome photo of river and nature to my blog. Well, I did it now. I shot the photo directly in the middle of two rivers called “Salemer See” and “Pipersee“. I look to the left side and this is the “Pipersee” but on the right side is the “Salemer See” and both are connected where I did stand to make the photo. Both, … Continue reading Beautiful Rivers in Salem