Author Archives: crumbs on travel

Spring-blooming Tulips everywhere

After daffodils there are tulips everywhere. Thousands of colors, as stand-alone symphony or in fields, huge flowers or little beauties … the diversity is endless. Tulips arrived in Europe from their original habitat in Central Asia. They were already cultivated … Continue reading

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The Color Yellow

Some time ago I wrote an article about an evening in a rape field and I posted a lot of beautiful photos of this plant which is used for making canola oil. I don’t like the oil and never use … Continue reading

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Happy World Baking Day with a Rhubarb-Meringue Cake

On the third Sunday in May is World Baking Day and World Bee Day! The World Bee Day was created to get more acknowledgement of the role of bees and other pollinators for our ecosystem and our food. I will … Continue reading

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The Greater Rhea in the Wild of Northern Germany

The greater rhea is a South American flightless bird. In 2000 a male and some females escapes a farm in northern Germany and since then lived in the wild. From a handful of birds they became a large group of … Continue reading

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Nature in an Afternoon Car Drive

What do you do when you are not allowed to go far away from the place where you currently live and there is nothing open to go to? Exactly: hop in the car and drive around. That’s what we did. … Continue reading

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