Skiing and Europe

January 2012
Also in 2012: Events, Garden, Skiing, Visits, Walks, Paul, Stephen (also family visit), Michael. Holidays: Munich, Somerset, Wexford. Horus, the Hawk

Düsseldorf, January 2012

Hull: the small ferry to Europort
The Pride of York

on arrival at Europort

Kleve church

Walk at Schloss Benrath

The Rhine

Timmy, after football in Düsseldorf


Our Düsseldorf family

Electricity ...

... with Timmy ...

on a walk to Richrath

A ladies Carnival group

proud ...

... grandparents

Bad Wimpfen, January 2012

Stiftkirche and Kloster



Our room was at the top

The Neckar
from our room

Walk along the Neckar

Bad Wimpfen


Kloster breakfast

The Heilbron Power Station

Ottobeuren, January 2012


the town

under renovation

The high altar

a side altar

ceiling panel

Garmisch, January 2012

The bridge at Am Kreuzsteig

The Loisach and the Wank




Enjoying the heavy snow

The Ausserfernbahn ...

... not quite buried

at the Hausberg station

Bayerisch Zugspitzbahn
Hausberg Station


Frau Katz's husband clearing the car for us

Paul Dutro at the Bollywood

Irmgard and Christa

Going to and ...

... from the laundry

Diane and Frank Poenig
at the Mohrenplatz

Franz and Jana Slemr

Horst Jaeger

with Karen Jaeger

Hochgurgl, January 2012

At the Top Mountain Star
photo: Conny

in the distance, the Dolomites with the Marmolata

The Schermer

not real!

The upper Oetztal

Conny as a Martian

arrival at the top

Conny in action

skiing with Conny

Meeting Pat for lunch at the Hohe Mut

with Conny

photo: Conny

The Seilbahn connecting Hochgurgl with Obergurgl

Our hotel, the Wurmkogel, from the lift

The Oetztal looking North


Jigsaw completed

Conny in action

skiing the black gulley ...

... back to the hotel

photo: Conny

with Herr Riml

at lunch

up the Schermer lift

more action!

Meeting Pat for ...

... lunch at David's

at dinner

Our Belgian friends

The ladies at Dinner

Göppingen, January 2012

The Märklin Museum


Models of the &#Auml;dler

An English prototype

English prototype in tinplate

Langres, France, January 2012

Hotel de la Poste

The bandstand

The Cathedral



On the walls

The old funicular (Langres Crémaillère)

the trackbed

Tour Piquant

Tour St-Jean


Le Vesinet, February 2012

RER, Le Vesinet


The Seine with Notre Dame

with Nicky

Musée d'Orsay

View from the Musée with Sacre Coeur


Cold walk in Le Vesinet

Deal, February 2012


Winter sunset

Deal Castle

our hotel

Walmer Castle

Home in the snow ...

... after 2100 miles

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