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181 Happy NY

Sheila celebrated the New Years Eve in Munichs highest restaurant, “Restaurant 181“. The restaurant revolves round the Munich TV Tower and offers a splendid view over Munich and has 230 seats. It is situated almost on top of the Munich “Olympiaturm”, a TV tower which was built in time to participate at the Olympic Games 1972 […]

Dallmayr, Munich

  Sheila at the Purveyor to the Royal Household, Dallmayr   Alois Dallmayr KG, founded 1700 is the biggest shop for delicassies in all of Europe and as Sheila says the best. It has almost 3 million visitors every year and is a important coffee producer as well. Sheila is specially fond of all the great […]

Café Luitpold, Munich

Café Luitpold opened 1888 as classical coffee house. It is said, that Wassily Kandinsky (who lived with Gabriele Münter in Murnau in the Russenhaus) and Paul Klee had founded the Artist Group “Blaue Reiter” 1911 in that coffee house. There is a little museum in the house too. It was and still is a place […]


 The Moseltalbrücke is a spectacular Bridge over the Mosel River and part of the freeway (Autobahn A61). It was built between 1969 and 1971. The European hiking Trail E1 crosses the Bridge  underneath here.

Petersberg Königswinter Bonn

Sheila on the Petersberg in front of the Restaurant an beer garden. In Background: Iconic Castle Drachenburg. Since another very important Person lately married on the Petersberg Königswinter at the Rhine, close to the former capital of West Germany Sheila had to go there too as well. TV star Daniela married Lucas Cordalis (son of […]

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 […]

Nordheim am Main Luck Duck Sheila

Luck Duck Sheila visited one of Germany’s famous wine producing areas, “Mainfranken” in northern Bavaria. She visited Nordheim on the “Wine Island”, a area surrounded by several arms of the “Main” River. And Sommerach as well. Sheila enjoyed several of the famous and popular wines of the area such as the “Nordheimer Vögelein”, the “Sommeracher Katzenkopf” […]

Germany Ammersee 2013

After so much spiritual experience in Altötting, Luck Duck Sheila decided to take advantage of the wonderful warm automn weather and to visit the Ammersee southwest of Munich. She started with a pedalo boat but due to her short flippers I had to do all the work. After that we shared a piece of cake and some coffee before we […]


While driving through South Australia, I took a small detour to visit the famous Coonawarra wine district and of course the ducks were with me. These two are pictured inside the Wynns cellar door. And, yes, I purchased several bottles to be shared with the friends I was visiting on my trips. The Wynns Coonawarra […]

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