Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hahnenkamm, der [noun]

All over the Alps, people never were very creative when naming their villages, mountains and meadows. “Au” is one of the most commonly used name for parts of villages near rivers (it means floodplain), for example. Also, “Ried” (meaning marsh … Continue reading

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Wednesday Walk, all alone

During the last days I spent in Vienna, it’s been damn cold all over Europe. For Vienna, this means around -12° Celsius, loads of sunshine, and wind. After all the exams and all the studying the weeks before, I finally … Continue reading

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All fine!

We’re in Boston right now and will be on our to Montreal tomorrow. Just wanted to give my non-facebook friends and followers this short heads-up. I’m being a good girl, too, and keep documenting what we’re doing with both pictures … Continue reading

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Skiing, again.

Telling my partents about my exaxt itinerary (well, as exact as it was at the time), my mum insisted on my coming home before leaving for the US. So I last-minute arranged a train ticket to Innsbruck, a couch to … Continue reading

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Especially for you …

In order not to get you bored while I’m away, I have prepared some more posts about the long weekend I spent at my parents’ place before heading to the US. They will pop up every few days so you … Continue reading

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Home leave to Winterwonderland

Time and time again when I come home, I am astonished of how beautiful my home area is. Meet lake Plansee, one of the larger lakes in Tirol. It’s not an accident that I linked to the german Wikipedia article … Continue reading

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