What may look like a very remotely located beer festival on a gray day actually is a very remotely located beer festival on a gray day on Walberla mountain about halfway between Bamberg and Nuremberg in Franconia, Bavaria, May 03. The ‘Walberlafest’ can be traced back to 9th century May celebrations on this site with its stunning view (and its strange name) that was already populated in the Bronze Age.
Spectators stand in the courtyard of Schloss Johannisburg castle in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, some 50 kms (30 mls) east of Frankfurt, April 3, while the 400 year-old walls of the Renaissance building are colorfully illuminated by light artist Ingo Bracke.
A cat sleeps in a a small tailor’s workshop while apprentice Sofia Peschka works at the sewing machine in Hammelburg, northern Bavaria, March 5. The shop specializes in individual made-to-measure clothing for women.
A bench and a flag on a rock above the village of Waischenfeld near Bayreuth, northern Bavaria, Aug.11.
A colorful container, seen through the window of a motorhome during a thunderstorm at Friesen near Bamberg, northern Bavaria, Aug.10.