Today a leisurely bike tour through God's nature. On the way there and back, the journey went through pretty villages along the Queich and the Spiegelbach. Over 16 white storks were counted in Knittelsheim, and they too feel very comfortable in the Southern Palatinate. On the way back, the Ludwigsmühle was reached, a therapy center behind Lustadt, which is located directly on the Queich. If you want to see and watch storks, you naturally drive along the meadows of the Queich, because they have a special feature: meadow irrigation. This centuries-old agricultural cultural technology is only available in a few places in Germany. It is considered an intangible cultural heritage and creates a special flora and fauna.
6 days ago
On the Bad Bergzabern route you come through pretty wine villages with excellent wines and beautifully restored half-timbered houses. The storks roam the roofs of the houses in winds, I have captured images with a camera and with my heart. Cows graze with their calves on the meadows and enjoy being outdoors and moving freely.
7 days ago
After three days of work, I finally had some free time again today. The hike was planned for 25.5 km, but, I thought, if it is over 25 then it can be 30, the few kilometers more do not make the goat fat. No hike tomorrow, tomorrow I want to mountain bike. -
May 15, 2020
The Felsenberg-Berntal nature reserve in the Bad Dürkheim district is located at the foothills of the eastern Palatinate Forest, the so-called Haardt, towards the Rhine valley. The approximately 300 hectare area was put under protection from January 2000. It consists of the Felsenberg and the Berntal. A section at Herxheim was protected as a NSG Felsberg from 1954. The Herxheim karst cave in one of the mountain slopes is known for archaeological and biological finds. Source: Wikipädia
May 10, 2020
ONLY 260 HM: Today's round leads uphill, downhill through the vineyards. Not far and the Herxheimer Wald was reached. The Ochsenweg and the large enclosure of the ostrich farm on the outskirts of Rülzheim were only a few kilometers on beautiful forest trails. One of the highlights on the tour is the NSG Hördter Rheinaue with its Treidlerweg, it is designated as a premium path. Germersheim was reached first on single trails, then on the paved path along the Rhine. Germersheim with its mighty historical fortress and its many beautiful streets, corners and squares has unique sights to offer. After a short flying visit through the city to the next single trail along the Queich. Thick tree trunks and branches lie over the path and make the trail difficult to drive. A big weir that is nice to look at; but a few mosquitoes cause unrest and so it goes straight through the Lustadter forest. The Ludwigsmühle was soon reached, a therapy center behind Lustadt, which is located directly on the Queich. If you want to see and watch storks, you naturally drive along the meadows of the Queich, because they have a special feature: meadow irrigation. This centuries-old agricultural cultural technology is only available in a few places in Germany. It is considered an intangible cultural heritage and creates a special flora and fauna. Offenbach is the next place to go. The main road is still closed, the bike continues to roll over Mörlheim and past fertile farmland my home town of Insheim has been reached and again I'm in the middle of vineyards. The main road towards Impflingen is still closed here, so my tour ends here "on single trails from wine to the Rhine".
May 8, 2020
The name of the tour says it all. The route winds its way along impressive rock formations and through attractive forests on mostly natural paths and trails. It goes up and down, so that fitness and surefootedness is required in the area of the rocks. Several scenic viewpoints can be reached via short stitch paths. Just go hiking !!! Extreme caution and sure-footedness are required on the rocks, as they are not secured.
May 7, 2020
On this tour, the hiker will pass the fantastic colored sandstone massifs, it is amazing, huge and beautiful. The best highlight, however, was the Bärenbrunnerhof, a monastery estate of the former Klingenmünster Abbey. The name Bärenbrunnerhof came from the village "St. Bernhardsbrunn" in the valley, which had perished in the Thirty Years' War. In 2004 the farm was converted to organic farming. The farm with all of its animals can be seen up close and fresh organic food can be purchased directly in the adjacent farm shop.
May 2, 2020
Marianne geht wandern, Fahrrad fahren und mountainbiken, hauptsächlich in der Südpfalz.
Wanderungen unter 3 km sind eigentlich keine Wanderungen und verdienen kein Herzchen. Ich stelle die Spaziergänge nicht auf die gleiche Ebene, gegenüber echten Touren ab 4 km aufwärts, die ein Herzchen verdienen. Auch Radtouren zum Bäcker etc. werden nicht bewertet.