An Angel

Posted in Bergheim / Weststadt, church on March 31, 2013 by D.B.


Above the entrance to Christ church.

Happy Easter, everyone!

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criss cross

Posted in architecture, Bergheim / Weststadt, business on March 30, 2013 by D.B.


Looking up the back facade of Galeria Kaufhof department store.

Passion of the christ

Posted in Bergheim / Weststadt, church on March 29, 2013 by D.B.


Ceiling decorations of St Boniface church.

Spring, sort of

Posted in Bergheim / Weststadt on March 28, 2013 by D.B.


The pidgeons on Bismarck square. The weird thing that is Bismarck fountain can be seen in the back, as grey and cold as the season 😉

Deep purple

Posted in Bergheim / Weststadt on March 27, 2013 by D.B.


Outside Christ Church in Weststadt. No idea what these berries are. But they do look intriguing.

Demolition

Posted in architecture, Bergheim / Weststadt on March 26, 2013 by D.B.

Former court and administration buildings in Bahnhofstrasse, now long gone.

What’s in a name?

Posted in castle, funny on March 25, 2013 by D.B.

This is quite odd.

There’s five lines on Wikipedia about “Schloss Heidelberg“. This might be because it is a forgotten place in Switzerland that does not attract THAT much attention.

Not quite our Heidelberger Schloss, probably the most famous ruin in Germany (even Europe?). And yet, the powers that be, far away in the regional capital of Stuttgart, officially use the term Schloss Heidelberg. Minor details that actually make a difference in German. As if it was the building’s name, such as Schönbrunn in Vienna oder Sanssouci in Potsdam. For what it’s worth: There was a place called Heidelberg before the castle came around starting in the 1220s.

It’s just that those in charge don’t seem to know it.