A short Sunday walk through our “Hinterland”

So today I took the car and went to Aberystwyth, which greeted me with a friendly “Croeso!“. And that lovely little university town is also the home of the TV series “Hinterland“, which we Germans of course had to translate, because nobody here would understand a German word I guess – so here that series was called “Inspector Mathias – Mord in Wales“, followed by the names of the respective episodes which made the whole construct just ridiculously long…

No, I went to Kronberg im Taunus, and one of its partner cities is Aberystwyth:

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Croeso!, Kronberg im Taunus 2020

I took a short walk there but then decided to drive a bit further to Königstein im Taunus, where I left the car again. It’s a wealthy area, with some nice architecture, so first I took a few photos of houses, like these:

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Poor goose, Königstein im Taunus 2020
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Architecture 1/2, Königstein im Taunus 2020
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Architecture 2/2, Königstein im Taunus 2020

Then I decided to walk up to Falkenstein Castle, and on the way up I saw that sign with explanations:

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Explanations, Königstein im Taunus 2020

And although the castle itself was closed for winter already, you still have a breathtaking view from the top:

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Dettweiler Tempel and “Teufelskanzel”, Königstein im Taunus 2020
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View from “Teufelskanzel”, Königstein im Taunus 2020
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Falkenstein Castle, Königstein im Taunus 2020
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Catholic church, Königstein im Taunus 2020

Some signpost in town said: walk 800m further and turn left, then take the way past the Catholic Church – and this is the church when coming back down from the castle…

Interesting side note: the step counters on Android and iOS count differently – I had these phones in the same pocket:

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Step Counters, Mörfelden-Walldorf 2020

As always, thanks for viewing, and for reading.

I took today’s photos using the 14-42mm “kit zoom” lens mounted onto my Olympus E-M10 Mk2 camera. No music today – not until now, that is. Not even in my head…

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