You know, in the past I told you a bit about these nice plants. They are known as Christmas rose, because of their blooming time which starts in about mid-December.
This year, they were blooming the whole winter, and still do. But, in the meantime you can see, they had to pay their tribute to the winter. The blossoms don’t look that nice anymore. There are holes in the pedals and they look dirty and ugly in some parts. That’s why I picked this image from my archive.
This morning (while preparing this post for scheduling) I read an article in a news magazine summing up this past winter. The author wrote, the average temperature in Germany was +3.5°C. A winter without winterly weather. During winter 2006/2007 we even had +4.4°C on average in Germany. In Wikipedia, you can find some statistical data on the average temperature during winter even…
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A couple of years ago, I was in fall in the eastern part of Germany, not far away from the Czech border south of Dresden. On one side of the river Elbe, you can find a mysterious forest and a mountain range with very interesting shaped rocks. Although I didn’t get the images I wanted to get because of the weather conditions, I’m happy with the results. I like the mood created by the high fog in combination with the low standing clouds.
More of my images can be seen on my own blog.