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Geo-caching in Cologne

When we were in Iceland my friends were looking for geo-caches as they are geo-cachers and have done this for quite some time. I was thinking about starting this too and got registered a few weeks ago. Today I was … Weiterlesen

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Concert in the Cologne cathedral

I have been a bit busy over the past weeks. There might be some christmas market pics in the next weeks but not sure when I will have time to post them. Today I was at a concert in the … Weiterlesen

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4711 / Eau de Cologne

This saturday I was lucky to have dutch friends whom I met in Norway last year coming to Cologne. We met in the afternoon and I did a tour with them showing them some of the sights and telling them … Weiterlesen

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Carnival

This year carnival was a bit different… we mostly did the same stuff as usual but as opposed to prior years I watched part of the big parades on sunday and monday on the street as there were not nearly … Weiterlesen

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Happy holidays…

I still have some blog entries to do but that might happen only after christmas. Sorry for repeating one pic but I like the Christmas-Light-Parade too much not to use it for my christmas card. I wish all of you … Weiterlesen

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Lichtgestalten 2015

I have several blogs to catch up with the past two weeks… I have a lot of pics of different things as I went to Paris, had a great weekend walking over the christmas markets here in Cologne but the … Weiterlesen

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Cologne…. Rheinauhafen

Yeah, I know, I haven’t been blogging much lately. But there wasn’t really a lot to show you… Today was great photo-weather so I took the camera to take pictures in an old port-area. They have remodelled the port to … Weiterlesen

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Important things happening… :-)

Well, this weekend I am tring to prepare as best as I can as my sister is getting married next week and I am the appointed wedding photographer. So in order to prepare a bit and find out what equipment … Weiterlesen

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Carnival…

Time flies and the first three days of carnival are already mostly over. Two more to go and it is back to work. Here are a few impressions from the last days… You can see some of the traditional costumes … Weiterlesen

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Photo workshop

Yesterday I went to a photo-workshop for long-exposures. It was a lot of fun and I did learn a couple of things. Here you find the pic that I like best…

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Sibiria in Germany….

Wondering who made up this rumour that we have a milde climate in Germany. This doesn’t really look like it… this morning at our cityhall…

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Foto Workshop in Cologne

Today I went to a foto-workshop called ‚Cologne by night‘. We started in the afternoon to play around with some filters before it actually got dark. Unfortunately we were not really lucky with the weather. Grey skies mostly don’t make … Weiterlesen

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Es weihnachtet…

Nach langer Zeit möchte ich mich mal wieder zu Wort melden. Ich hatte eine tolle Zeit in Indonesien, der Bericht wird auch irgendwann auf http://www.andreaonline.de zu lesen sein. Dann war ich im November noch eine Woche in Mexiko, wo ich … Weiterlesen

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Lake dive season is over…

Last sunday we had our final lake event with the dive club. I didn’t go in since visibility wasn’t really great, it was cold outside and my tennis elbow hasn’t healed yet. Furthermore I didn’t wanna risk a cold since … Weiterlesen

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Getting ready for Egypt…

Jeez, time flies by so fast. The day with Susan and Josef was really great. They were especially surprised with the spaghetti ice that Susan didn’t know. Had a surprising and unexpected meeting with the cardinal of Cologne (I’ve never … Weiterlesen

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Today….

I celebrated my birthday with my friends (no, my birthday is NOT today 🙂 ). After the brunch was over, my parents went for a walk to walk off some of the food. When they came back my mom told … Weiterlesen

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My sunday is ruined – sort of…

Today is one of the major dive-events in our Dolphin Divers annual calendar. It’s on the lake here in Cologne (we don’t have to go to the Netherlands again like we did 3 weeks ago) and I was REALLY looking … Weiterlesen

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Got a new toy…

It’s called Lensbaby and with this you can put the focus on one point on your pic while the rest is blurry. Just played a little bit with and already LOVE it. It is a little bit tricky to get … Weiterlesen

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A summernight in Zoo and Flora

Yesterday our Zoo in Cologne was open till 1 AM in the morning. The Flora as well (which is a building that is rather old and nice but not really used any more except for important events). Here are a … Weiterlesen

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Busy bees…

And immediately another one…. I needed some time off today before I pack my stuff again tomorrow morning so I took my camera and went on my rooftop-deck. Lately I’ve had great opportunities to try out Macro-fotography. Today there was … Weiterlesen

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