Canoeing on the Lahn

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Three people in a canoe on Lahn river near Weilburg, some 65 kms (40 mls) north of Frankfurt, Aug.25. According to a local tourism board ‘a canoe trip on the Lahn River is one of the most relaxing ways to enjoy the Mittelhessen [the central part of the federal state of Hesse] countryside’ which is probably true.

Twisted City

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An impression of Frankfurt’s Museumsuferfest (museum embankment festival), taken Aug.27 with a Nikon Coolpix A at an exposure time of 0,8 seconds. The festival  is  considered one of the biggest cultural events in Europe, drawing a crowd of some 2 million people every year.

Olympic Training at Night

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Marco Koch (bottom), the men’s 200-meter breaststroke world champion in 2015, during a nighttime training session at Darmstadt’s Nordbad, some 45 kms (28 mls) south of Frankfurt, July 14, just a few days before flying to Rio to take part in the Olympics. The scene is lit by floodlight and two remotely triggered studio flashlights positioned diagonally left and right.