Tag: biking

Mushroom hunting!

Today I went mushroom hunting. I was riding my bike to the forests around Berlin to enjoy one of the last summer days when i noticed that i was already quite close to a chanterelle spot! However, it was pretty obvious that somebody else has been there shortly before me – there were some traces of picked and left mushrooms and, unfortunately, hardly any chanterelles. I looked very careful, and found a total of 7! Here are all of them. Luckily, i also found 2 rather large Birkenpilze (birch boletus), so it was at least enough to add some mushroom

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Biking from Berlin to Paderborn

The plan to bike to Paderborn hatched shortly after getting the notification of acceptance for a paper at the Workshop on Wireless Network Measurements (WiNMee) 2012. A little research revealed that the R1 European bike route is going almost all the way from Berlin to Paderborn. However, the R1 follows not exactly the line of sight between the two places, it rather zigzags you around beautiful sights and landscapes along the way. Thus it is an awesome route, but adds a bunch of extra kilometers to your agenda. For this reason, i created a modified version with gpsies resulting in a

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