0 Likes

In the swamp near Fichtelsee Pt. 2
Franconia

The Fichtelseemoor in the Fichtelgebirge is in the saddle between Ochsenkopf and Schneeberg. Here in one of the most valuable nature reserves in northern Bavaria, there are very interesting communities typical marsh plants like the sundew, the mountain pine, several species of orchids and of course moss-plants. Insects - even the little blood suckers - buzzing around -. And everywhere, it gurgles and gurgles and the dark brown bog water seeps into the shoes ... Never mind, the experience is worth it!

;-)

From the so called Seehaus-parking lot at the highway B303 there is a short, very popular hike through the marsh down to Fichtelsee. Here you get a good impression of this pristine landscape.

View More »

Copyright: Martin hertel
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9886x4943
Uploaded: 23/06/2010
Updated: 16/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: fichtelsee; bog; fichtelberg; bavaria; fichtelgebirge; moss; swamp
comments powered by Disqus

Martin Hertel
Im Fichtelsee-Moor
Günther Roth
120908 0088 fichtelsee
Martin Hertel
Lake Fichtelsee
Martin Hertel
Winterwald
Martin Hertel
Wintertime at Seehaus
Martin Hertel
On top of Lake Mountain - Fichtelgebirge - Bavaria
Martin Hertel
Paschenweiher
Martin Hertel
Wintertime
Martin Hertel
Eberthuette troestau winter
Martin Hertel
Winterday on top of Nusshardt - Fichtelgebirge
Martin Hertel
Early Morning on top of Nusshardt - Fichtelgebirge
Martin Hertel
Stary night over the mountains
kmnet
Yhg
Min Heo
Nue-dari (Silk bridge)
www.360tourist.net
Temple Of Luxor 12
Konrad Łaszczyński
Marrakech Souk
Richard Chesher
Seabirds New Caledonia, Noddy Terns
Wolfgang Stich
Mountain Village Humac
Andrea Biffi
Façade musée d’Orsay
Stuart Searle
Red rocks
Sergej Esnault
Curious observers in quarter Bab Al-Yemen in Sana'a - Yemen
Brian Opyd
Bussaco Palace Hotel Lobby
Sijo Abraham
tribals adimaly
Saša Stojanović
Miroc mountain
Martin Hertel
Erg Foum Zguid
Martin Hertel
Bavarian Winternight
Martin Hertel
Main-Rhine-Confluence
Martin Hertel
Welcome at Hells Gate - Soos / CZ
Martin Hertel
Bassano del Grappa - Ponte degli Alpini
Martin Hertel
On Top of Grand Haberstein
Martin Hertel
Castel del Monte - Innenhof
Martin Hertel
Bassano - Piazza Garibaldi
Martin Hertel
Oxenkopf Outdoor Park
Martin Hertel
Hamburg - Miniature Wonderland
Martin Hertel
Pizzaiolo
Martin Hertel
Apple Market Covent Garden
More About Franconia

Wikipedia: Franconia (German: Franken) is a region of Germany comprising the northern parts of the modern state of Bavaria, a small part of southern Thuringia, and a region in northeastern Baden-Württemberg called Heilbronn-Franken. The Bavarian part is made up of the administrative regions of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken), Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), and Upper Franconia (Oberfranken).Franconia (like France) is named after the Germanic tribe of the Franks. This tribe played a major role after the breakdown of the Roman Empire and colonised large parts of medieval Europe.Modern day Franconia comprises only a very tiny and rather remote part of the settlement area of the ancient Franks. In German, Franken is used for both modern day Franconians and the historic Franks, which leads to some confusion. The historic Frankish Empire, Francia, is actually the common precursor of the Low Countries, France and Germany. In 843 the Treaty of Verdun led to the partition of Francia into West Francia (modern day France), Middle Francia (from the Low Countries along the Rhine valley to northern Italy) and East Francia (modern day Germany). Frankreich, the German word for "France", and Frankrijk, the Dutch word for "France"; literally mean "the Frankish Empire".