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Draußen bin ich lieber als drinnen. Und draußen am liebsten wandernd mit meiner Hündin Fosca. Seit Mai 2020 dokumentiere ich Aktivitäten auf Komoot. Aus dem Regime zur Erlangung bestimmter Titel habe ich mich verabschiedet. Ich zeige gerne meine Aktivitäten, und freue mich sehr über Austausch, Lob, Kritik und Anerkennung. Mein Blick auf die Welt soll durchaus vielfältig sein. Er ist einerseits geprägt durch das Sehen, denn ich habe eigentlich stets eine Kamera dabei. Andererseits interessieren mich inhaltliche Hintergründe von Landschaft, Natur und Ornithologie ebenso wie Siedlungsstrukturen und -geschichte. Ich frage dabei immer nach der Geschichte und den Geschichten. Ich mag es gerne, unterwegs mit Menschen ins Gespräch zu kommen. Entsprechend schätze ich an Komoot die Kommentarfunktion, denn darüber kann ich mich austauschen. Dabei finde ich Witz, buddhistische Gelassenheit, Wortspiele und ja, gerne auch Kalauer bereichernd. Kurz gesagt: ich möchte mich freuen, und nicht ärgern.
Nun ein Blick in die Technikabteilung, da ich häufig nach meiner Foto-Ausrüstung gefragt werde. Ich nutze alles, was mir zur Verfügung steht. Da ist einmal das iPhone. Häufiger ist es die Fujifilm X-Pro2, die eingesetzten Objektive decken 16-400mm ab (entspricht 32-600mm KB). Manchmal tut es auch die kleine Fujifilm XF-10 mit fester Brennweite (28mm). Da ich immer noch gerne die klassische Spiegelreflexkamera mag, nutze ich die Nikon D850. Die Objektive reichen von 12-500mm. In bestimmten Situationen fotografiere ich mit der Hasselblad L1D-20c an der Mavic 2 Pro.
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  1. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    Hace 2 días

    03:20
    13,1 km
    3,9 km/h
    20 m
    50 m
    A Bettina, Vissel y 156 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      Our third UBU stage is without a doubt the section with the strongest contrasts. We start in Ihlpohl, a district of Ritterhude. Ihlpohl impresses with a, well, certain lack of structure. It seems as if here, on the outskirts of the city (where it is, although not part of Bremen, is) trade, supply and small, medium and large medium-sized companies have spread rather unplanned. Since there is not only growth, but also economic failure, there is an idiosyncratic mélange of new and established companies and disgusting vacancies. Hypermarkets, sports studios, a notorious large disco, car dealerships, chip stalls, gas stations, etc. line up. You have to like it - I admit, I tend not to. The fact that Ihlpohl is characterized by trade and supply is certainly also promoted by the fact that the place is characterized by the federal highways 27 and 270. Everything here is car-friendly and easily accessible.
      Ihlpohl belongs to Ritterhude, which has a population of around 15,000. My favorite research on places we walk through actually led to nothing this time. No scandals, no celebrities, no dramatic past. Nothing. If Ritterhude were a book, it would certainly be the “man without qualities”….
      So now back to the contrasts. We almost always hike along the Lower Saxony / Bremen border, and after a short distance turn from the consumer-lively Ihlpohl into the valley of the Ihle. Here the upper reaches of the Ihle flows through a flat valley, flanked by damp and wet grassland. The area is said to be of great importance for endangered plant species, which, however, does not really reveal itself at first glance. Unless you count open allotment huts and bulky rubbish heaps to it….
      When walking through Ritterhude in the direction of St. Jürgensland, it goes downhill (I don't want to say downhill), because the place is on the ridge of the Geestrand. Actually, this is almost always a guarantee for scenic beauty and mostly extremely attractive. Here, however, this attraction is completely lost due to the dense settlement. Ritterhude's highlights include an unadorned, renovated mill, which is now municipal property, and the rather sizeable dam from 1309. In 1776 the estate was acquired by the later mayor of Bremen, Georg von Gröning. It is still owned by the family today and is a listed building. After a brief look at the mighty Hammeschleuse from 1876, we enter the rugged landscape of St. Juergensland, which makes our northern German hearts beat faster thanks to its endless expanse and flatness. Yeah, we like that. We walk along the Hamme, which knows nothing but flat land. It flows very slowly here and soon meets the Wümme, exactly on the Lower Saxony / Bremen border. The Hamme has covered 48 km to this point, the Wümme 118 km. And from here both are called Lesum, which flows into the Weser after only 10 km. Thanks to the Ritterhuder lock, the Hamme is tide-free. The Wümme is different, which is precisely for this reason a case of rehabilitation (I repeat here from UBU.03), because it has been severely damaged by the deepening of the Lower Weser river, which continues to this day. Too much water runs off here at low tide, so there are fewer and fewer shallow water areas. This puts the habitats of many insects, fish and water birds at great risk. The Lesum barrage built to protect Hamme and Wümme is a good indicator: Whereas in the 1970s it had to be closed around 20 times a year due to excessive level fluctuations, it is now necessary 120 times. An ecological trend reversal is urgently required.
      Our tour ends at the Wümmeblick restaurant, a place I will forever associate with the wreckage of my large telephoto lens when I landed on my butt in black ice. And now I'm here for the third time this year. After all, nothing has happened twice, so that the place got a positive balance.
      We also completed this stage in two parts because we were traveling with Fosca and Iggy. The first part went from Ihlpohl to Ritterhude, the second from Ritterhude to the Wümmeblick restaurant. The drone recordings of the sunrise over the St. Jürgensland were made 30 minutes before the start in Ihlpohl, we couldn't resist ...

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  2. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    8 de octubre de 2021

    A 🌍 Toschi 🐢🐌, Daniel y 186 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      This hike is a hike with ups and downs. First to the depths. The first part from the Bremer-Schweiz golf course (yes, we are here in one of the many Schweitzen in Germany) to Löhnhorst is rather unfriendly to hikers. There are hardly any paths to be found, but there are many deep mud holes. Basically it's off grid. In Löhnhorst we could have made a short detour to Hohehorst if we had hiked two years earlier. I still know Gut Hohehorst, which is located there, as a facility for drug addicts. It was bought in 2016 by a Bremen building contractor and project developer and later withdrawn from the public through massive foreclosure. Hohehorst was the summer residence of the wool manufacturer Lahusen, during the Nazi era a Lebensborn home, after the war an officers' mess for the US Army, then a pulmonary hospital and finally a drug therapy center. The Weser-Kurier reports great interest in Hohehorst and refers to the list of visitor groups in 2019. “Students and scientists did research in the archive, the German-Norwegian Association Bremen found out about the fate of Lebensborn children in Hohehorst, a Dutch photographer visited the estate for a project on the subject of Lebensborn, visitors from Vienna and the USA were looking for traces of family members who were born in Hohehorst in the archive and on the premises. ”In my eyes, a terrible sign of how New Money deals with history . So, instead of going to Hohehorst, we went in the direction of Leuchtenburg, a longer passage on the country road that won't win a beauty prize either. In Leuchtenburg, the hike begins, well, to shine. The coming highlights are stirring. We take a brief but worthwhile look at the Leuchtenburg manor, which is actually a house for a lady. Because the merchant Hermann Gerhard Hegeler built it in 1863 for his English wife based on the model of Lowther Castle in Northern Ireland. In 1905 it became the property of the Albrecht (Bahlsen) family. According to reports, the EU Council President Ursula von Leyen is said to have spent the summer here several times as a child. After intermediate occupancy with Lufthansa flight students since 1971, it can now be rented for private events.
      From there it goes quickly to the Schönebecker Aue, a Geestrandtal valley of great beauty. The eponymous floodplain has its origins in the Osterholz "Langen Heide", and after 18 kilometers and an altitude difference of at least 35 meters, it flows into the Weser in Vegesack. The kingfisher, which is still inaccessible to me, should also appear here. Almost 35 meters, or more precisely 32.5 meters high, is the point that we are heading for next: Friedehorstpark with the, it must be mentioned, the highest natural elevation in Bremen (the garbage mountain in Blockland with the new Metalhenge attraction is 39.5 Meters high), which is even marked with an improvised wooden summit cross. For the sake of this summit storm, we even violate the rule once again not to enter the Bremen area. But what mutt dat mutt. With that, the hike is also over, because the rehabilitation facility Stiftung Friedehorst der Diakonie, which is part of the park, offers just as little for the eyes and mind as the destination Platjenwerbe.
      We completed this stage in two parts because for the first time we had Iggy with us in addition to Fosca, and therefore adjusted the length. Through all of his behavior, he has undoubtedly qualified for further hikes. Basically, as it should be, he oriented himself to Fosca. That made him a really good companion. The first part reached from the starting point to Löhnhorst. In the second part we started today without dogs. The two pictures from the entrance area Hohehorst (# 11, # 12) are archive recordings. We visited the manor house in Leuchtenburg (# 13) before sunrise and took photos after the hike.

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      • 8 de octubre de 2021

  3. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    30 de septiembre de 2021

    A 🌍 Toschi 🐢🐌, Lucia y 180 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      Almost exactly two years ago we decided to go on a trip to Heligoland. You can photograph birds well there, but more on that later. The island is easy to reach from us, as a fairly fast catamaran reaches Heligoland in 70 minutes from Cuxhaven. No sooner said than done, booked, and the first lockdown was there on the scheduled date in spring 2020 (thanks Alex !!!, I hope Mr. Drosten has not read that ...). We then postponed the trip, pretty much exactly into the second lockdown. There was a third hanging game (reason? Well, ...), until we were finally successful in only the fourth attempt. Due to our vaccination certificates, all possibilities were exhausted to prevent us from entering Heligoland. But as soon as we were on the island on Tuesday, 15 minutes after arrival to be precise, we received a message that no longer really shook us: Due to an approaching hurricane low, our ferry to Cuxhaven was canceled on Thursday, so that we will leave on Wednesday noon should. This knowledge then shaped Tuesday. When the weather was pretty nice, we basically walked the entire island, starting on the offshore dune and ending on Long Anna, as if we knew that there was no second day. It didn't really exist either, the weather got worse and then there was the early ferry ...
      You can read a lot about the history and importance of Heligoland, so I will spare myself any explanations at this point. Even now the island was pretty full when the vacation was off, and since the vaccination records were only checked very superficially, there was actually always a somewhat occupied feeling. Something that I didn't know from pre-Corona times. There is a lot of daytime tourism, and since there is still real duty-free here, some candidates of this species cannot get beyond the liquor and tobacco shop. Actually a butter trip with a forced short stay. The local population, which has become a minority (approx. 1,200 people live there), gives the clearly observable impression of disregard and a certain rude unfriendliness. I don't want to rate that. But you have to be able to deal with it, otherwise you should keep your hands off this island. In any case, the people on the East Frisian Islands do not have this train ...
      If you travel to Heligoland to observe animals, that is definitely a very good reason. The gray seals are very easy to observe, you shouldn't get closer than 30 m to them, because they are by no means as cute as they look when they cross a certain close range. We could see that people actually adhered to it. Rare bird species can be observed in large numbers on Heligoland, especially during bird migration. Since they come from sometimes deserted areas, you can often get very close to them. You can actually see birdwatchers standing in groups in front of a group of trees at dawn. They expect some rarity to appear there, and are heavily armed with spotting scopes and telephoto lenses, against which my not even small part looks like the impoverished cousin from the country. We observed wheatear, white wagtail, mountain piper, sandpipers, chaffinches and mountain finches (in unbelievably large flocks), magpies and gannets.
      The hike took place on Tuesday and was reloaded by me today. It was 10 km long and lasted over 5 hours as we enjoyed watching some birds, the gray seals and the sunset extensively. The pictures were taken Tuesday and Wednesday and inserted by hand. Basically, they show a day on Heligoland from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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      • 30 de septiembre de 2021

  4. Burkhard hizo una caminata.

    22 de septiembre de 2021

    02:29
    10,1 km
    4,1 km/h
    40 m
    50 m
    1. Burkhard

      You drive so often from Syke to Bruchhausen-Vilsen, and you tend to ignore a few things left and right. Hints, most recently from my wife and @CarLa Bra, motivated me to hike the places Süstedt and Uenzen today. Actually it is a place, because Uenzen is part of Süstedt, at least administratively, both belong, there it is again, the nice word, to the "spot" Bruchhausen-Vilsen. Many people don't live here, it should be around 800. A large care facility has a few dozen on top, but that's about it. We are here again in a geestrand area, but also overlook marsh meadows. Here, too, people find their work elsewhere, which is why the village has remained agricultural. The landscape is wavy, I don't want to go for more here, after all, there are real mountaineers among us. It was ok for me. Both places are structurally quite similar, in both there are a number of very elaborately restored courtyards, so that I definitely have to look out for what I am actually looking for, the one that is rather decaying or that has become dignified. But there are still some treasures. Overall, it's the mix that makes it, and that's okay. To be reminded in Uenzen that even such small villages once had a pet shop is irritating. Nowadays I'm not even sure if there is another in a city like Bremen. I also found it remarkable that I only discovered one election poster in Uenzen. From Uenzen it goes back in waves to Süstedt. And did I just say waves? Well, on the outskirts of Süstedt we come across a fairly large ship relatively suddenly, not to say: it appears surprisingly in front of us. A man with a dog gave me initial information about the part, and I also heard from it that not all Süstedter think it is so great. But more on that later.
      My research leads me to a very detailed article in the Weser-Kurier (09/21/2020). I'll spare us all the details at this point, most of it is maritime gibberish anyway. But I can read that the ship is called "Stollergrund", named after a shoal in the Bay of Kiel. It was built in 1925 by the designer and shipbuilder Max Oertz from Holstein. The man was successful, he was probably also the designer of the imperial yacht Meteor. The ship lying in the garden is almost 14 meters long, it came to Süstedt on complicated routes and has not had any water under the keel for years. However, its owner obviously cannot part with the good part that he has owned for 40 years, and so Süstedt has a little puzzling attraction to offer.
      Ships that are dry on land always have something special, sometimes even something crazy, because what is a ship supposed to do without water under the keel? I spontaneously think of D’Annunzio's cruiser Puglia, which he received as a gift from Mussolini in 1923 and which was brought to the La Fida slope in Gardone on Lake Garda in 1925. An absurdity! I also think of Werner Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo, starring Klaus Kinski, in which a ship that is supposed to serve as a means of transport to finance an opera house is pulled dry over a mountain, which actually works. The Peruvian natives helped lift the ship up the mountain because they saw a divine promise in the ship. However, they then also cut the mooring on the new bank so that the ship can fulfill its assumed purpose of sailing into a divine future. That is probably not a bad vision, because I think I have heard that the Süstedter would not be unhappy if the Stollergrund had water under the keel again at another suitable place ...
      The Süstedter Bach is rather unsuitable for this, but it is the home of the Nolteschen Mühle, which is worth seeing, which was built in 1880 as a grain mill, as it was also in service until 1953. In 1999 it was restored by the community and is now used with a turbine to generate electricity.

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      • 22 de septiembre de 2021

  5. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    8 de septiembre de 2021

    A Karin, Ewa und Christof y 193 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      Today's stage has some special features. We saw attacking crabs, saw a man running across water, more precisely the Weser - and the tour ends with its start. But one after anonther. Let's start with the start, which was also the end. That works, at least in terms of photo technology. The Ochtum Barrage was the goal of the hike today. When we parked a car there, it was about 15 minutes before sunrise, we were greeted by twilight and emerging light of great beauty. We spontaneously decided to take this light with us. What else? And so the first pictures were not taken in Hasbergen, but at the confluence of the Ochtum into the Weser. Only then did we go to Hasbergen, the start of today's stage. Hasbergen is still Delmenhorst, but that shouldn't be a disadvantage for this beautiful place with a watermill, a beautiful church and countless well-tended courtyards. It lies on a ridge (which is where the most beautiful places in northern Germany are often) on the Delme, which flows from here towards Ochtum. There are a number of legends surrounding the name Hasbergen, the most widespread is probably a legend by Ludwig Strackerjan from 1867. According to this, during a storm surge, a horse with a foal, followed by a pack of wolves, got through the floods to safety on a hill. The church (St. Laurentius Church in Hasbergen from 1380) is located on the aforementioned hill. The name Hasbergen is therefore composed of the word part "Has" (from the English horse) and "Berg", ie the hill. Loosely translated, Hasbergen means Roßberg. Another legend is about the Hasberg church bell. In the 17th century, the people of Bremen wanted to acquire the church bell and shot the church with cannons. One bullet hit the church wall, another hit the bell that is said to have been thrown into the lake at Hasport. As a reminder, a cannonball is built into the choir wall of the church (picture # 15). In any case, the place is definitely worth a visit! I also photographed a mushroom in Hasbergen, and I swear that it will be the only one this season…. From Hasbergen it went through meadows and fields towards the Weser. We crossed the Delme, which flows into the Ochtum here. Together with the Hache, the Ochtum is 59 km long and with the water from Varreler Bäke and the Delme a lot of water comes together. After heavy livestock losses during the storm surge in 1962, the Ochtum barrage was built at the confluence of the Ochtum in the Weser. On the way there, we always look at the Bremen steelworks, a visually dominating monster industry. The view there was broken again and again by nature, cattle, anglers and many geese and gray herons. A little excitement arose when Fosca encountered a woolly crab in a defensive position. This species introduced from China (probably through ship hulls) lives in fresh water, but develops in salt water. That is why there is a hike towards the North Sea every year. Incredible, but these crabs cover up to 8 km a day. With the outstretched arms, which are armed with pliers, such a little monster can measure up to 30 cm. The specimen that Fosca found shouldn't be the last to come along either. After the crab spectacle, however, we were downright reverent when we saw a man walking across the water, a few meters later his dog even followed him. But nobody believes the story ...

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      • 8 de septiembre de 2021

  6. Burkhard hizo una caminata.

    1 de septiembre de 2021

    02:36
    11,7 km
    4,5 km/h
    30 m
    40 m
    A 🌍 Toschi 🐢🐌, marc clish y 176 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      First of all, it should be noted that today there was too little of some and too much of others. It is still not clear to me where the result has tipped the scales. I'm still letting it work. On the one hand, there was a lack of hikers because Vissel and Anke are vacationing elsewhere. Then there was a particular lack of light, the sun was only visible for a brief moment. Fortunately, there was also a lack of rain on the other side. However, there was a certain excess of asphalt, farm industry and corn.
      I start at Wedehorner Göpel, a place owned by the village community. A very friendly resident allows me to park my car on her property. You don't experience it that often either. The landscape of the path is quite varied. Large and small, mostly abandoned and now only used for living courtyards accompany the way. It even goes (attention!) Uphill to the White Mountains, at 55.2 m above sea level, the highest point in Wedehorn.
      There we find an old courtyard that is apparently being preserved in an exemplary manner with a lot of love for the historical building. After a short distance on the county road we are at the Häuslingshaus. House houses belonged to the large farms and were built by their employers for the servants of these farms. Households worked on the farms during the day and had a small farm at home after work for self-sufficiency. Some of these houses have been preserved to this day, such as the thatched house in Wedehorn from 1865. Soon we will reach the Wedehorn windmill from 1878. As far as the purpose of a mill is concerned, it is an empty shell and now serves as a residential building. However, the interests of monument protection were taken into account.
      For me it was a rather contemplative round for the sake of hiking. I was really happy about the large group of partridges. You don't see them that often anymore. And Fosca once had a vacation from her devoted Iggy, and used this for extensive tours over the fields and in-depth discussions with the horses….

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      • 1 de septiembre de 2021

  7. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    25 de agosto de 2021

    02:57
    12,7 km
    4,3 km/h
    10 m
    20 m
    1. Burkhard

      Actually, the smooth connection to the previous stage would have been the campsite at Steller See, but we wanted to save ourselves the lack of variety when passing 264 caravans. Having the courage to take a gap is often a good solution, so we started walking a few 100 m further north on the Steller Heide. After about 2.5 km we reach a special point. We meet the Klosterbach, which accompanied us perfectly between Heiligenrode and Mackenstedt. The piece is called Kuhteichweg and is incidentally one of the most beautiful UBU sections so far. But back to today. As I said, we meet the Klosterbach, which is called Varreler Bäke from here on. He will accompany us directly to the Varrel estate, but more on that later. First and foremost, this inconspicuous Bach has become pop or rock history, because without a doubt the Varreler Bäke is the "ditch" from the wonderful song "Delmenhorst" by Element of Crime (2005):"Behind Huchting is a ditch,
      Who pours into the Ochtum,
      And then there will be "Beverages Hoffmann"
      Let me know if you love me. "
      Of course we took a little break here to enjoy the song. A declaration of love cannot be more laconic North German than in the last line. And not a more unspectacular ditch either. Not to mention Delmenhorst!
      This trench leads us directly to Gut Varrel, a real gem of the Stuhr community (because we are still there). The estate has a chic website, and I'll fall back on that now. In 1980 there were only ruins here, and with a lot of civic engagement and the use of ABM forces (who still remembers it ...) it was renovated and amalgamated until the ensemble was placed under monument protection in 1980. The manor house itself is one of the oldest preserved buildings in Varrel. Although it has been structurally improved many times in the course of its history (understandably for about 200 years), the oldest, eastern part has remained unchanged in its substance as a mansion. The manor house is flanked by a barn (location for cultural events), a bakery (it was originally built in Stiftehöfte near Harpstedt in 1832 and professionally dismantled in 1988, transported to Varrel and stored. It has been functional since June 2004) and a water mill. It was a new copper mill (1606), around 1800 it was probably converted into a grain mill. As the “Varreler Kunstmühle”, it milled the “Bäkestolz” rye flour and the “Bäkeblüte” wheat flour for almost 50 years. Most recently it was a gristmill until 1986. By the way, “Glück zu” is the traditional miller's greeting, the wandering journeymen carried happiness from mill to mill.
      Incidentally, exactly on the border between Varrel and Delmenhorst, we find a still active mill, the Unger mill, which has been family-run for 110 years (the mill on Gut Varrel was also run by the Unger family until its end). I have known the mill as an imposing building since my childhood, and I was really happy that it is still there. It is therefore also my secret highlight of today's tour.

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      • 25 de agosto de 2021

  8. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    19 de agosto de 2021

    A Holger, Andrea y 179 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      We start on a rather gloomy day in Seckenhausen in the municipality of Stuhr, which, like the municipality of Weyhe, is a typical mixture of business and living. Here, too, people commute to work in Bremen. Stuhr tries a lot to improve his image. It probably has a bit to chew on its name, which is why it developed a slogan as early as the 1970s. You can hardly figure it out because it really doesn't imply, but Stuhr actually adorned himself with the term “stubborn”. The rather surprising result was "Stuhr is not stubborn". Maybe not so bad for the 70s, in any case something could have been made out of it. But that has meanwhile been honed into the yawning boring “Together we are Stuhr”. A CDU candidate for the Bundestag in Bremen with really big ears posted posters for the Bundestag election: “Big ears can listen well!”. He aggressively addresses what everyone sees anyway and scores with self-irony. And why shouldn't a Stuhrer be stubborn, which is a typical North German quality, namely persistent, determined, straightforward and consistent? But we now know that the Stuhrer do not want to be stubborn and do not tend to self-irony, but that together. Now I'm just wondering what Karen from, yes Stuhr, probably says about it, because we know her as fundamentally not stubborn, but approachable, entertaining and thoroughly self-deprecating. However, Karen can also be stubborn when she suspiciously suspects that Stuhr will be incorporated by us, because our route takes up almost the entire community. Dear Karen, be assured, none of us has the intention of building a wall ... er a Stuhr amalgamation, to promote or even begin to prepare. At the latest with your intervention, it becomes clear that you should be the anchorwoman for a new image campaign for the community. Karen, please get in touch!
      The approach of our UBU tours is based on the everyday and not on the unusual. In this respect, route planning is not based on exploring highlights. However, we find an actual highlight in Heiligenrode. The well-preserved monastery church, the monastery mill, the monastery pond and the mill pond in the town center are witnesses to a formerly eventful past of Heiligenrode, which began over 800 years ago. In 1182 a Benedictine monastery was founded by the knight Friedrich von Mackenstedt, a servant of the Archbishop of Bremen. Due to the construction of the monastery, forests were cleared and swamps drained, hence the name Heiligenrode
      The five-person group of figures in the pond was created in 1995 by Petra Förster from glazed ceramic.The hike is planned and downloaded as a made file. The images are assigned manually. The Komoot app hung up in Heiligenrode today….

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      • 19 de agosto de 2021

  9. Burkhard y Vissel hicieron una caminata.

    15 de agosto de 2021

    01:26
    5,63 km
    3,9 km/h
    10 m
    10 m
    A Bine💁‍♀️, Bettina y 164 más les gusta.
    1. Burkhard

      Protection, rearing and supervision of the puppy take their toll, so that your own needs, such as hiking and photography, have to come to the fore. No problem, but today I had the opportunity to run a little on my own. Not bad either. Since the time window was still tight, we took a short walk to the nearby technology park. It was created from 1986 in the immediate vicinity of the university, today it encloses it as it were. Both foundations (as well as the settlement of Daimler-Benz) were reactions to the death of the shipyards and the structural problems associated with Bremen. Today the university has almost 4,000 employees and 20,000 students, more than 12,000 people work in 500 companies in the technology park, mostly in high-tech companies. Bremen is a leader in European space research.
      We wanted to focus on a few highlights today. Architecturally, the area is dominated by the drop tower and the universe. The drop tower (1989; architect is Horst Rosengart, Bremen) is 146 m high, where the ZARM (Center for Applied Space Technology and Microgravity) researches weightlessness processes. It's a bit like in Paris (only without love): If you walk through the area, you can see the tower from almost everywhere). The second eye-catcher is still the extraordinary universe (opened in 2000; architect Thomas Klumpp, Bremen), a science center with a distinct experience. It has the shape of a whale (so the majority association). Mussel would also fit, however. A visit is definitely worth it! The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research (1999; Brenner + Partner; Stuttgart) and, almost completed, the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS, a white building with curved lines, smooth curves and an asymmetrical floor plan, also offers wonderful modern architecture. The building was designed by the Bremen office Haslob Kruse und Partner.
      Most recently, the Sparkasse Bremen has settled here with a new building and a new concept. The Sparkasse has left its traditional location in the city center and is implementing a new office concept for "agile work" (a term that has existed in dog sports for a long time ...). In plain language, this means that you don't have your own desk and that hierarchical structures are broken down. How far the bank will get with this remains to be seen; not all employees are really enthusiastic about it. The withdrawal from the city center is also accompanied by criticism, since the Sparkasse is closing a large number of district branches at the same time, it has undoubtedly moved closer to “technology” (whatever that means in connection with a financial institution), but has at the same time moved away from it Regular customers, especially older people, clearly removed. The new building cannot convince me either, as the dark cuboid appears rather hermetic and thus remote from communication. The gastronomy located in the basement is also called "Tresor". After all, that fits perfectly ...
      It is noticeable that many architects from Bremen have been involved in the technology park. That speaks for a certain down-to-earth attitude, which the builders seem to have long since lost in the city center, there it doesn't go below offices like Libeskind (old Sparkasse area), or Caruso St John Architects (Bremer Landesbank, meanwhile due to bad ship loans to NLB Hanover sold; this building is also referred to as a "stone safe" espazium.ch/de/aktuelles/tresor-aus-stein ...) ....
      Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research: # 5- # 9
      Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS: # 27- # 29
      Sparkasse: # 30- # 34
      Universe: # 12- # 17, additional construction: # 21- # 23
      The hike is planned and downloaded as a made file. The images are assigned manually. With the Komoot app nothing went this morning….

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      • 15 de agosto de 2021

  10. Burkhard hizo una caminata.

    27 de julio de 2021

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    1. Burkhard

      One last greeting from Bavaria before going home on Thursday. The journey will take longer than usual as we have an extremely valuable passenger on board who has to be brought home safely and undamaged. We are of course talking about our Bavarian addition to the family, a little male boxer. When finding a name for the puppy, there was only the requirement that the name should begin with an I, because it is the I-litter of Alt-Bayern. When the cards were put on the table, my wife had chosen Ignatius. Well, I have to admit that that wasn't exactly my case, although not only my wife, but also our temporary Bavarian environment are completely excited about the choice of name. Ignatius von Alt-Bayern, so he is practically qualified for higher orders from birth. Pope or President of FC Bayern would be the least. Even Ingolstadt would be a size too small ... When my wife suggested the name to me, however, I knew immediately that my big hour had struck. I agreed immediately (that should have made my wife suspicious ...) because my suggested name was Iggy. I was thinking of a certain James Newell Osterberg from Michigan, called Iggy Pop, who also provides the music for today. Ignatius or Iggy? It was immediately clear that the two proposals were not alternatives. There was no debate, no 11m shooting and no drawing of lots. But: Ignatius comes into the papers (after all, we don't want to obstruct him ...), he is called Iggy. Period. Out. Everyone is happy…The pictures were taken in the last two days.Pictures # 2-4 show Fosca. The last picture shows Fosca and Iggy's first meeting. Fosca immediately felt responsible and the little man tipped off afterwards.

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      • 27 de julio de 2021

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