Weekly Photo Challenge – Mirror

  This week's photo challenge theme is "Mirror".  And one of the possibilities given was to "...take a photo of yourself in the mirror...". On my recent trip to Los Angeles (here) I took a quick selfie in the outside rearview mirror of the car. One thing that never stops to fascinate me is that cars built ...

Mille Miglia Female Power

  When car trains are booked, accident and break down insurance is checked and appointments at the chiropractor are fixed then it's for the "Mille"! The Mille Miglia ( Italian for 1000 miles) is one of the most famous vintage car rallies. And Italy is the country where it takes place - Here clocks tick differently and the Italians ...

Weekly Photo Challenge Future

  When Carl Benz invented the first petrol driven car, a thing called "Patent Motorwagen" in 1886, nobody knew how much and in which ways it would change the future. The early days of the Automobile were fascinating. Mutual interests made friends and mutual interests separated them again. Gottlieb Daimler, who had first been Wilhelm Maybach's promoter and later on business ...

CCY – Photo Challenge: Week # 14 Symmetry

  Symmetry has something very comforting. Architects, artists and designers have always used symmetrical elements as a stylistic device. The first picture was taken at the rear entrance of Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. In the far distance one can see the Gloriette here. Symmetrie hat etwas sehr Beruhigendes. Architekten, Künstler und Designer haben von je her symmetrische Elemente als Stilmittel benutzt. Das ...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half and Half

  "Half and Half - let's split our photos in two…", is what the people of the Weekly Photo Challenge asked for. Here's one - palm trees visible on first sight and when you gaze further on, you'll see the front of a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL and the open door of a Gullwing. Hence this picture combines half nature ...

500 Blog Posts And Still Blogging

It’s been 2 years, 9 months and 19 days since my first blog post went online. And I can hardly believe this is number 500 and I'm still blogging! Amazing how quickly time went by and what has happened in those 1000-plus days… Vor 2 Jahren, 9 Monaten und 19 Tagen ging mein erster Post online. ...