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The ski-jumping hill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (in Partenkirchen) is lying at the Gudiberg (Gudi-mountain, in Partenkirchen) and puts  up the New-Years ski jumping event every year as part of the “Vierschanzentournee” , the pinnacle of the ski jumping season in Europe. It was also the site of the Olympic Games 1936, however on a much older […]

Linie Acht

museum As Sheila latetely casted suspision on the fact, that there is a big lie in the still popular song and comedy sketch of “Weiß Ferdl“, a popular bavarian comedian (1883-1949), she visited the big event of the 140 anniversery of the “Münchner Trambahn” (Munich Tramway, before called “Münchener Tramway” (the invester Outlet from Belgium could not […]

Halle , “Die Zone”

On our way to Wolfsburg in one of the new far distance busses we due to a traffic jam missed our Connection in Halle, Germany. So we were stranded in Halle in “Der Zone” (foul Name for former eastern Germany). Without any help of the Operator “Postbus” we had to buy another ticket to continue […]

Memories of Heidelberg

 Sheila found this sign a bit strange, let me assure you that they use water toilets in Germany these days. And here is a big barrel, close to the entrance        but wait, here comes the real big sucker from 1751 (it had several smaller predecessors) which can hold up to 219.000 l of wine. Sheila […]

Rüdesheim am Rhein, Drosselgasse

   To accomplish the perfect day on the Rhine River and to help Sheil with her quest for Black Fores Cake I had to get Sheila a black forest cake, a Asbach Uralt Brandy and a coffee at the Harbour of Rüdesheim, seat of the Asbach destillery.  The shop to the right in the famous Drosselgasse offered a […]

Middle Rhine Valley

Sheila wanted to visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Middle Rhine Valley and the little Miss insisted to have the trip profoundly and as cheesely as possible documented. So here is her newest story. The area puts up the world wide highest density of castles. The chosen Nostalgic Route on the ship “Goethe” had […]

Klais, Krün

  Klais is a small part of the small village Krün. Until 2007 it used to be important as it used to be the highest situated Inter-City (IC) train station (933 m) in Germany on the route from Munigh to Insbruck/Austria. But the IC trains no longer stopp here so they have lost the title. […]

Don Khong Island Lokomotive

As Sheila saw Ulrich at Johanna E6904 she became jealous and had to make up for that and visited an old lokomotive on the Don Khong Island in the south of Laos close to Cambodia. It was left there by the frensh who installed a railway to pass by the Sumphamith waterfall and the Khone Papheng waterfall […]

Kammerl, power plant

Ulrich on the birthday of the FC Bayern soccer club also visited the historical electrical power plant for the pioneer electrical railroad “Lokalbahn Murnau-Oberammergau“. Lokomotive “Johanna” served on that railroad.   The power plant “Kammerl” provided electricity for the electrical railraod company “Lokalbahn Murnau-Oberammergau” who started electrical operation 1905 after tests 1900.  It also served the […]

Johanna E6904

To celebrate the birthday of the soccer club FC Bayern München (27.02.1900) and his regained liberty after doing time in Stadelheim a good friend of Luck Duck Sheila, Ulrich, visited the electric lokomotive “Johanna”.     The lokomotive operated on the “Ammergaubahn” and the first test drives on the historic electrical route took place in […]

Brocken, Hartz

As no Duck here has been documented to have been travelling with a authentic steam train Sheila took the opportunity to take such a train up on top of Germany’s most iconic mountain, the “Brocken” in the low mountain landscape “Hartz”.  The trainstation on the “Brocken” is situated at an height of 1125 m and […]


Piraeus Train Station

This shot was also photographed from the other angle 🙂 Piraeus station is the Athens-Piraeus Electric Railways (ISAP) train station in Piraeus, Greece, located approximately 9 km south-west of the centre of Athens. It is the westernmost station of ISAP and is located next to the seaport. The station was inaugurated in 1869. It is […]

North Korean train

Onboard a North Korean train heading to China.

Airport Express Train in Oslo

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