Tag Archives: Castellberg

More Visions of Fastnacht

I could hear the noise coming from the main street, which is only a block away, but I avoided it completely. Mind you, I broke some rules to do so. It was raining all Sunday morning, and the weather app on my phone said it would continue throughout the afternoon. That made a trip to […]

That Pot of Gold

The forecast said there was only a 10 per cent chance of rain, so I didn’t bother with an umbrella. Needless to say, I got wet as a flash storm hit Dottingen. The rain hadn’t stopped when the rainbow came out. I saw it first over the post office, then, as I began walking back […]


Went for a walk in the vineyards on the side of Castellberg, just as the sun was setting in the distance. Hadn’t thought to bring my camera, so we have to make do with these shots from my phone. It was a beautiful sight, and sadly I don’t think the pictures really convey that as […]


There’s a hill on the outskirts of Sulzburg that is mostly vineyard, with some trees at the top, and just begging to be climbed. Looks pretty steep, but you don’t go straight up unless you are part mountain goat. The vineyard paths will get you to the top, eventually. I have joked on occasion that […]