germany. cologne. christmas markets & decorations.

     i ventured out last saturday evening to take some photos of the christmas markets and decorations around the old town here in cologne. but since my little point & shoot doesn’t handle night time shots too well and and i don’t handle large crowds too well (seriously, the amount of people on the … More germany. cologne. christmas markets & decorations.

germany. cologne. rheinauhafen with instagram.

a huge cactus and one of three “kranhäuser” (crane houses) at rheinauhafen, an urban regeneration project situated along the rhine river in the south of cologne. the 3 houses are build to resemble the old harbour cranes… … which still can be found around the area. kids playing in the nearby fountain on one of the … More germany. cologne. rheinauhafen with instagram.

germany. cologne. sculpture garden.

[i visited the sculpture garden last week, while i had some days off and played tourist in my hometown. the park’s exhibit gets rearranged every two years; right now kölnskulptur#6 is on view, consisting of almost 50 artworks.] the park cafe with michael sailstorfer’s “hoher besuch-köln” (2009) on top and hubert kiecol’s “acht helle” (2011):