Today, just before my Economics Exam, I just had to step out for a few minutes. I decided to go down to the Hasenbacher Teich near Buntenbock. I chose that Place mostly because there was some snow. And I thought it would make some nice Pictures, which it did. But because the Snow was quite… Continue reading Snow & the Teich.
Just to the South of Osterode lie some white Cliffs. They are actually quite beautiful to look at. Those Cliffs are an outcrop of Anhydride and Gypsum, both of which are also mined in the Area. An Excavator on the Cliffs. Back in the Day, the Gypsum Mines were way more economically significant than they… Continue reading The Cliffs of Osterode.
Just east of Osterode, sitting in a Harz Valley, sits the Sösetalsperre. I never really thought much of it, as it was always there. Today, after taking a Chemistry Exam, I decided to find out a little more about the local Talsperre. The Dam of the Sösetalsperre is largely made of Earth and Gravel. It… Continue reading The oldest Talsperre in the Harz
Yesterday evening, when I tried to remove my trusty 128GB SD Card from my Laptops Card Reader, it refused to let go. After a while of carefully trying to get the Card out of the Reader, it actually came out. Only that a large plastic strip came off from under the contact pads. The broken… Continue reading Always backup your SD Cards.
Today, I was able to go on a Field Trip to the old Rammelsberg Mine in Goslar. And we were actually able to Mine Shaft that is usually not open to the general public. In the Rammelsberg Mine, they used to extract mainly Lead, Copper and Zinc from the Rock until it was closed in… Continue reading A Field Trip underground.
I am still going to University. And it is Exam Time again. And because there was quite the Storm yesterday, I was actually quite lucky to get there in the first place. It was still very windy. It also rained for a while. And while I was sitting there taking my Exam, it suddenly started… Continue reading And there was Snow.
Today, my Brain required a break from Learning for University. So I headed out despite the Weather. It was grey all day long. A while ago, I was informed that there is a Wandernadel Sonderstempel at the Heimatmuseum in Osterode. I had been to that Museum before, and one visit is definitely enough, but that… Continue reading A Sonderstempel in Osterode.
After taking about one and a half years to Reach Bronze Level with the Harzer Wandernadel, it merely took me two weeks to get to the next Level: Silver. Yesterday I got my last four required Stamps after getting the other four, namely the Liebesbankweg, the Bärenbrucher Teich, the Hutthaler Widerwaage and the Wurmberg. On… Continue reading Wandernadel Level 2
Yesterday was not a nice day. I pretty much did not leave the House, except for a short walking round in the evening. And I had planned a nice Hike for the day. So, after checking the Weather Forecast and finding out that the Weather would still be not suited for Hiking in the Location… Continue reading 4 Stamps in Elend.
Today, I was in Clausthal early to do some learning. After a while, and also after having Lunch with my Friends, we decided that we all needed a break from all the Learning we had been doing. So, after some deliberation, we decided to take the Cable Car up the Wurmberg in Braunlage. That is… Continue reading On Top of the Wurmberg.