Trier (Daily) Photo

Photographs of Trier (Trèves), Germany's oldest city (2,000+ years).

Thursday, December 06, 2012

A Walk Through the Snow


We had some snow in Trier this and last week, but not that much, and not long enough for me to get any decent pictures.

But I remembered that I took some great ones two years ago and only ever shared them on Facebook but not here.
So, enjoy this walk through snowy Trier, including the Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas market) from December 17, 2010.
















Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Monday, June 13, 2011

Hú Jǐntāo poster

Hu Jintao poster

"你 是 谁 ?" (You are who?) asks this poster showing Chinese president Hú Jǐntāo. I don't know who put it up (or why), but its location near the birthplace of Karl Marx ensures that a lot of Chinese tourists will see it.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Ich liebe dich, Alina!

alina street art

Someone loves Alina and to spray paint. Nice.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Blue

blue

If I hadn't changed the adress of this blog like a million times already I'd just go ahead and take that dreaded word "daily" out entirely. Instead I'm just going to propose a change in the meaning of the word itself...

In the meantime, here's something I snapped today on Hauptmarkt. Love them blue ladies!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Crane

crane

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Steps?

pedestrian descent

The sign says 'stairs' (and 'wear hats', apparently), the pavement disagrees. Bonus: funny graffito, if you can find it...

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Monday, July 27, 2009

Feuerwehr

fire station

I actually saw the "Feuerwehr" (fire-fighters) in action two days ago, when three of those big fire trucks were parked outside a house near where I live, with firemen all over the place. I later found out that it had been a false alarm; someone fell asleep with the oven on and called them when he awoke to the kitchen filled with smoke. In the end, all the 21(!) deployed firemen had to do was turn off the oven and open a few windows. Better safe than sorry, I guees.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Platanus

platanus

A birch (Birke) Platanus tree after a heavy storm in Trier.

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