Tag Archives: spandau

A walk in the forest….

And… we are back! Summer has come to Berlin! I have heard that there is a season known as spring? We completely skipped that puppy and went straight on to summer… and it is walking season again! Given that I … Continue reading

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A little walk to visit a friend.

It has been quite a weekend. Cold. Driving snow. -10C with the windchill. So… I didn’t walk until today, because I am not insane. And I don’t do that indoor walking thing.  But today we hit thaw… which was nice. … Continue reading

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Conquering Berlin…

Feeling a little out of control of my life, and feeling the need to stamp my foot on something, I have decided to conquer Berlin. I need to reduce it. Own it. Make it my bitch. 🙂 Almost five years … Continue reading

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Insel Eiswerder

Twas a long’un today! Or… as far as I am concerned it was. In fact, it was my second longest walk to date! And made wearing my new walking outfit… a Valentines day prezzie from my parents. They are being … Continue reading

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Back to the Wald

So today a friend and I walked through the Spandauer Forst… Or the Spandau forest. (Yes. Sometimes, German is that easy… a whole 23% of the time.) Living in the forest are…deer, foxes, pole cats and wild boars… I have … Continue reading

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Slogging…

Not blogged in a few days… But I did some walking. 🙂 The first was a 5 km jaunt around my part of town… Nothing particularly war’y… but I did pass a bit of fab 1920’s (1927 to be precise) … Continue reading

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Heerstrasse

Yes. I live in a town with a bit of war in its past. In fact… there have been a few people to wander through Spandau and get frisky. Once upon a time, there were Slavic people here. Then the … Continue reading

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Plus Degrees!

Finally! The temperature has come above 0 and I was out today. Did I ever feel my week off! OY! Now the sidewalks were still mucky- Berliners seem constantly surprised by this phenomena known as snow- but it felt GOOD! … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s walk…

Decided to go clear my head before training.  Much better out on the street! Roads were cleared! Made a huge difference.  In terms of war, I walked to the Zitadelle, which is a renaissance fortress in town. It is amazing, … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s walk log…

Yesterday I walked in the snow up to the HUGE graveyard a few kms away. Sadly, when I   did an orientation check, I accidentally turned off the run tracker- so it was really a 7.5 km walk.  But what … Continue reading

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