Fire Walk With Me

We continued our yearly tradition of celebrating the new year with our dear friends Thorsten and Verena, but this year Elise discovered a torchlit forest hike to an Alsatian castle ruin where we toasted the arrival of midnight with champagne around a bonfire. Happy 2018!

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Cold Springs Valley

The Kaltbrunnental is an eight (or so) kilometer-long, narrow karst valley full of waterfalls, springs, caves, and the icy cold Ibach river. I have driven through or past it many times, so when I finally decided to explore it on foot this weekend, it was only fitting that the car was left behind.

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