Writing to Reach You

A collection of grey-skied photographs from today’s winter walk up into the hills of the Isarwinkel valley.  The snow is beginning to melt, as a week long pause of the lower winter temperatures, reveal the ground beneath the snow. The sound of the clear waters of the stream, rushing down from the surrounding hills, is… Read More

End of the Pier

End of the Pier,
I take a wander around the northern shore, the waters are so clear and still today, on the weekend this place would be full of swimmers, but at the moment it’s a chance to photograph the quiet stillness and capture the contemplative atmosphere. Read More

Mountain Biking in the Jachenau

River Jachen This a a mountain bike tour of part of the Jachenau Valley in Southern Bavaria. Setting off from Lenggries, I headed south along the riverbank towards the small settlement of Leger. The route follows part of the River Jachen which itself has meandered along the Jachenau valley all the way down from its… Read More

Cycling in the Hirschtal

A cycle uphill for most of the way, across the fields above Mühlbach and the farm of Tradln. The stone path crosses the lower Hirschtal valley and leads to the beginning of a walk up to Seeklarkreuz. At the base of the climb the dome of the Grasleitenkopf rises up from across the fields. The… Read More

The Rolling Fields of Spring

Escaping the spring buzz of surrounding lawnmowers, I headed out for the rolling spring hills above the town of Bad Tölz. Trying out the new mountain bike for the first time, I cycled along the swollen riverbanks from Lenggries downstream towards Bad Tölz at the head of the Isarwinkel. At Arzbach a village half way… Read More

Driftwood

An early spring bike ride up the river Isar towards the Sylvensteinspeicher, this is a cycle  route on the west side of the river through the woods and along the banks of the river, which eventually  ends within sight of the dams wall.  At certain points as the main flow of the river meanders downstream,… Read More

The Isar Rapids

Not far from the river bridge at Lenggries, the Isar drops a couple of meters forming a set of fast flowing rapids. Depending on the released flow upstream from the Sylvensteinspeicher, the Isar rapids used throughout the summer months by canoe or rubber raft boat tours. At present the flow is strong and clear from… Read More