Merry Christmas

Mannheim at Christmas

I would like to wish you a very Merry and Peaceful Christmas.

Thank you for all the likes, comments, and support over the past year here, on Facebook and on Instagram. I’d be honored if you would follow me in 2017, I will be sharing more pictures starting in January.

The picture above was taken on December 20, 2016, in Mannheim on the main shopping road, looking towards the water tower. I think it captures the holiday spirit quite well.

Merry Christmas and a healthy, peaceful 2017.



NYC has the Statue of Liberty, London has Towers of Parliament, and Berlin has the Brandenburg Gate. Mannheim has the Wasserturm. The weather was gorgeous today, and I couldn’t wait to test my new lens and ND filter at the fountains at Friedrichsplatz. This is the home of Mannheim’s Wasserturm (Water Tower)…the symbol of the city. Friedrichplatz is really beautiful, with art nouveau architecture abounding. Especially when the weather is nice, it is a wonderful place to come together with friends and enjoy life. So here it is – the symbol of my adopted city.

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