Tagged: Germany

Scenes of winter wonder

Sheltering penguins casting blue shadows, snowboarders kicking up clouds of powder, snow-petrified trees and oncoming snowstorms; here are some...

Misty winter scenes

Here’s a selection of our favourite mysterious, misty winter scenes from our photo archive. Hochkar ski resort near...

New year fireworks, Germany

We love this photo of new year’s fireworks in Rems-Murr Kreis district, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, by Herbert Kehrer. See more...

Perchten winter festival

The annual Perchten festival sees participants dress as terrifying creatures (the mythical following of pagan goddess Perchta) to chase...

Mountain biker

We love this photo of a mountain biker riding on a trail in the Alps, by Hauke Dressler. It was...

European wildcats

Heavier and with thicker fur than the domestic cat, the European wildcat lives in the grasslands and forests...

Mad March hares

European brown hares are normally timid animals, but can be seen to transform in spring, when they chase...

Love locks

The tradition of locking a padlock inscribed with two lovers’ names to a fence, bridge or gate, and...

Life on the road

A chat with Jochen Schlenker­ In 2005 Jochen Schlenker left his native Germany – and his IT career...

Oktoberfest

A photographic tour of the world’s largest fair The 180th Oktoberfest kicked off this weekend. This huge party...