Today I had some time on my hands in between, so I decided to go to Düna to hike around the Jettenhöhle in the Hainholz Nature Reserve. While my Hike really was not all to long, I had an absolutely great time there. It did not make it to the actual Jettenhöhle though, as access… Continue reading Hiking around the Jettenhöhle.
A few weeks ago, I visited the WeltWald Harz in Bad Grund. I had a great time there back then. So I did not hesitate when my Mom asked me if I wanted to come with her and and my Stepfather and joined them for a proper hike through the WeltWald. The Weather was supposed… Continue reading Back at the WeltWald.
Quite a while ago, I asked my Instagram Followers to tell me their favourite places in the Harz so that I could go and Explore a few of them. Today, I made my way to Wolfshagen im Harz to go and hike around the abandoned Diabase Quarry there. I started my journey to Wolfshagen at… Continue reading Hiking around a Quarry.
We here in Clausthal have a load of small ponds called Teiche. Together with hundrets of kilometres of ditches and tunnels those roughly 140 ponds form the Oberharzer Water Regale, an important part of the areas mining heritage. With the rise of electric power and also the advent of more compact hydraulic systems the Water… Continue reading Clausthals’ Teiche
With the temperatures rising almost to the 30ties here in Germany, hydration is becoming even more important than it is the rest of the year. Of course that's also true when you're out and about exploring. I personally use a 1L/ 32oz Nalgene bottle, but any plastic/ metal/ glass bottle of sufficient size would do… Continue reading Hydration is crucial.
Today I was out hiking with a few friends. We started in Torfhaus and had planned to go to the Wolfswarte, about 3km away. We almost made it there. Just almost. We had decided to start our hike in the afternoon and arrived in Torfhaus around 3pm. And that's where we made our first mistake.… Continue reading Almost made it to the Wolfswarte.