Tag: Lake Konstanz

12 days of Christmas: day 6

On our trip down memory lane this year we stayed in Meersburg on Lake Konstanz. I took this photo at dusk, as the light was fading, of Burg Meersburg, Germany’s oldest inhabited castle. Its central tower was first built during 7th century, though the… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas: day 6”

Thursday doors #35

Here’s Part II of a  large selection of doors and doorways from my recent trip to the Bavarian town of Lindau, on Lake Konstanz. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #35”

Thursday doors #34

Here’s Part I of a  large selection of doors and doorways from my recent trip to the Bavarian town of Lindau, on Lake Konstanz. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #34”

History of Mainau

We’ll shortly be home from our #adventuredownunder and I’ll be boring you all rigid with many more details about our holiday. Meanwhile, as they say on all the best cookery shows: « Here’s one I prepared earlier! » On our recent trip down memory… Continue Reading “History of Mainau”

Thursday doors #32

Here’s Part II of a  selection of doors from my recent trip to the medieval town of Konstanz, on Lake Konstanz. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #32”

Thursday doors #31

Here’s Part 1 of a  selection of doors from my recent trip to the medieval town of Konstanz, on Lake Konstanz. Quite a few of the doors have the dates the building was completed above them. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #31”

Thursday doors #30

Here’s a selection of doors from my recent trip to the medieval town of Meersburg, on Lake Konstanz.   Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #30”

Postcard from Lake Konstanz III

Aside from the cities of Meersburg and Konstanz, there are three islands on the lake well worth a visit or, in our case, a revisit. Mainau The 110-acre garden island of Mainau is renowned for its carpets of flowers and greenhouses. It has nearly… Continue Reading “Postcard from Lake Konstanz III”

Particularly poignant

Today is Father’s Day in France, and probably a few other places too. Coincidentally, it’s also the outlaw’s (my mother-in-law) birthday today. It’ll be her 93rd and her younger brother is travelling from Chippenham to visit her, which will be a lovely surprise. But… Continue Reading “Particularly poignant”