Winter oder Frühjahr?

Well it isn’t quite spring yet here in Southern Germany, but for a while it felt like it.

Before we went to the US for Christmas, Heidenheim looked like this:


It felt like winter, which felt right.  When we came back from the US, it looked about the same, but it warmed slightly, which led to rain, then an overnight freeze turned the sidewalks into a giant ice rink! 

Lauren attempts to walk downtown without falling.

Still plenty of snow and ice on the ground.

Luckily this was over a holiday, so while it stifled our travel plans, at least Russ didn’t have to try walking or driving to work.  It took us an hour to walk downtown, turn around, and come back.  But we made it without falling!

Then, a week later, temperatures were near 10°C (50°F) and we barely needed a sweatshirt outside.  Nice day to walk up to the castle!


Supposed to start cooling down again soon, so it’s back to winter.  But it was a nice preview of spring while it lasted!

One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Will on February 1, 2011 at 1:39 am

    Lauren and Russ,
    More nice pics. Sure was great having you guys home to visit. The dogs are absolutely totally spoiled after your visit.


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