Location: Starting at Buch on the Berlin/Brandenburg border, Gorinsee, Hobrechtsfelde, Buch / Distance: 14 km / Weather: 14 °C, unsettled / A nice hike very close to Berlin. We saw a lot of horses. Next to Gorinsee Beach there is a typical German restaurant. They serve very good rustic venison in huge quantities and there is a huge taxidermy of […]
Location: Burgwall – Mögelinstich – Ziegeleipark – Döbertstich – Radkestich – Campingplatz Wilde Heimat and back on the other side / Distance: 15 km / Animals spotted: a lot of horses and a slowworm / Special feature: Frequently you walk an a small land crossing between two lakes. Make a stop at campsite “Wilde Heimat”. It’s a wonderful place.
Location: Fürst Pückler Park, Bad Muskau, Leknicka (Poland) / Weather: April in August, sunny & rainy / Distance: 10 km / Animals spotted: some deer jumping out of the woods / Special feature: First time during a hike that I crossed a countries border and first time that I have been to Poland.
The tour group:
Crossing the Neiße (I’m denying myself any further comment) ;-):
Location: Köthen – Triftsee – Mittelsee – Schwanensee – Wehlaberg – Mittelssee – Pichersee – Köthener See / Weather: 27°C, sunny / Distance: 11 km / We spotted some grass snakes (natrix natrix) lying in the sun next to Mittelsee and have been really flashed by the size of the Tropical Island building seen from the look-out […]
Location: Summt – Karpfenteich – Mühlenbecker See – Mühlenteich – Tegeler Fließ – Summt/ Weather: 20°C, sunny and cloudy / Distance: 14 km / Attention: Nomen est Omen. Don’t stop walking! Or you will be attacked by mosquitos. It would have been nice if I had mosquito repellent with me. Schloss Dammsmühle
Maybe you have realized that Berlin is rather no mountainous region. Today I had to give my new shoes a try and so I decided to do a little “alpinism” at Berlin’s highest natural mountains: the impressing, up to 114 meters above sea level, Müggelberge. While standing at the summit cross I sent a picture to my hiking buddy […]
Sometimes it is just not the day to do a big hike. So I stood in the city today. Not exactly in the center but at the south-western border of Berlin. You should do this hike, if you like watching the behaviour of funny dogs, because all city dogs have this one day off and […]