Monday, December 14, 2009

First winter impressions

The first snow in Germany this year. The picture below I took from a webcam this morning.
Many years ago I visited this place

The second one in the early afternoon afternoon
 
And this in the late afternoon

If you want to visit the webcam, here the link:

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Weihenstephan, the oldest brewery in the world

In the year 725 Saint Corbinian founded a Benedictine monastery in Freising in the north of Munich. In 1040 beer brewing officially began at Weihenstephan. Since 1921 the name is Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan. So this is the oldest brewery of the world. Today the brewery is connected to the University for Agriculture and Brewing which belongs to the Technical University of Munich. The brewery is very old but today it is also one of the most modern. By the way on of the products is named Korbinian, double bock beer with an alcohol content of 7,4 % vol.

Weihenstephan brewery and Braeustueberl Weihenstephan
 
 Part of Weihenstephan brewery
 
Detail


Stephanskeller in the Braeustueberl

Some blog awards

Last week  丰富 gave to me some blog awards, thank you very much:



Now I share these awards withe fife more blogger. These are:

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

December in Bonn, Germany


Christmas tree in front of Bonn town hall
 
Christmas fair in front of wall tower in Bonn
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