Clausthals’ Teiche

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

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Hydration is crucial.

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.

Almost made it to the Wolfswarte.

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.