sightseeing

Around the World in 12 Days – Tokyo Impressions

HamaRikyu Garden

HamaRikyu Garden | Tokyo | 2017

Having a free Saturday at the end of my trip around the world in twelve days is nothing spectacular. Having it in Tokyo is. A bit of web research helped to come up with an itinerary that would take me to some of the highlights of this fascinating city. To join me for the sightseeing trip continue after the jump…. (more…)

StoNur on the Road – Hamburg

Speicherstadt

Hamburg Speicherstadt   |    1/250 sec @ f/5.6, ISO 200, 150mm focal length

The world will look to Hamburg these days, where the leaders of the world’s major nations will meet for their G20 summit. Reason enough for the Streets of Nuremberg to pay a visit to one of our nation’s most fascinating cities. A city crossed by a major river. A city with a rich maritime history, with one of Europe’s major harbors. A city full of old historic buildings, of mind-blowing  modern architecture, and plenty cross-over old made new in between. For a collection of photographic impressions of Hamburg continue after the jump…. (more…)

Nuremberg Explored (1)

Café Confiserie Neef

Cafe Neef.jpg

Café Neef – Nürnberg | iPhone 6s plus | Photo by Birgit Puschmann

A couple of firsts in todays blogpost…the start of a new series (Nuremberg Explored) as well as the first guest photo featured on Streets of Nuremberg.

I’m the only one seriously into photography in the family, despite my efforts to get my kids more involved. My wife Birgit used to shoot a lot as well, but lately she’s dropped the cams and is snapping away at what she likes with her iPhone 6splus. And when we’re out all together I’m frequently picked on because I take so much time for my picture taking  that the rest of the gang complains they need to wait too long before I’ve captured what I want to capture. (more…)