I love nothing more than to see the world. I love to explore wide landscapes, swim in the sea, drive through the endless savannah. Glaciers and deserts, jungles and lakes. But these hills? These hills are deep sighs and content smiles. They are home.
Wow, I cannot believe I never noticed that I didn’t post this until now.
The new years fireworks and christmas presents indicate that this is happened not lately, but quite some time ago. I apologise for the general lack of blog posts these past couple of months. With spring finally here and a resolution I made to go out and take more photos, I hope this blog will get more attention as well.
/Christmas lights in Vienna. /Quality time with books, tea, and my favourite socks, gifted to my by unitedbyblue /Snowy rides are simply magical. /One of my favourite Christmas presents. Gentle reminders are much needed. /Fireworks in front of Karlskirche in Vienna. Stunning backdrop. /Winter wonderland in my hometown. Grateful for living in such a stunning place. /Coffee me-time at Jonas Reindl.
A while ago a friend from work mentioned that she goes horseback riding in Hungary and invited me to come along with her. I declined. After all, I do have a horse here and driving to Hungary just to gor for a ride didn’t make much sense to me.
A few months passed and another very good friend of mine started talking about wanting to go horseback riding again, as she had been as a child, but not in over 10 years. Once again the topic of going to Hungary came up and this time we agreed we’d give it a try. After weeks in which the weather was more than awful we finally packed our things and drove to Hungary yesterday.
We spent over two hours trotting through the forest or along wine gardens. We let the hungarian puszta pass us by as we let our horses run in full galopp across the fields. The sun was shining, the wind still cool though and the time way too short.
We rode along Lake Neusiedl and through reeds, through vine branches and trees. The view, my god, the view was nothing short of breathtaking!
I will shut up now and let the pictures do the talking.
[Above: An old wine cellar we discovered on our ride up the hill. | Below: The breathtaking view. Hills, vineyards and Lake Neusiedl in the background.]
[Above and Below: Lake Neusiedl is surrounded by lots and lots of reeds. So were we.]
[Above and Below: Picnic at the lake. The perfect end for a perfect day.]