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multitude of overlapping basalt terraces

Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER

...mainly basaltic lava and pyroclastic deposits were formed - GPS N 50°29'45.0'' E 9°12'10.9''

 

"From Andes to Himalaya, from the Great Divine Range to the Western Ghats, from Atlas Mountains to Sierra Madre Occidental, from the Rocky Mountains to Kilimanjaro and simply from the Alps to Bilstein/Vogelsberg."

"From Mexico (Cobá, Chichén Itzá & Tulum) via Guatemala (Tikal), Panama & Venezueala to Colombia. From Peru & Chile to Bolivia & Argentina and from the Drake Passage to the Antarctic."
"From Mexico (Cobá, Chichén Itzá & Tulum) via Guatemala (Tikal), Panama & Venezueala to Colombia. From Peru & Chile to Bolivia & Argentina and from the Drake Passage to the Antarctic."
"You have to go the gradient differently: measure the optimal speed and the best gear at the bottom of the hill, and than go with a round footstep and like always with high frequency."
"You have to go the gradient differently: measure the optimal speed and the best gear at the bottom of the hill, and than go with a round footstep and like always with high frequency."

...in the midst of the largest contiguous volcanic region in Central Europe: at the bottom of Bilstein (666 m)/VB - 60 km northeast of Frankfurt - with a view to Hoherodskopf (763,8 m), the second highest peak of Central Europe's largest basalt formation @Mona-Liza

...highest peak: Taufstein (773 m).

Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E.  The beautiful shapes of the landscape as well as the imposing Bilstein are perfect for..."team building activities."
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E. The beautiful shapes of the landscape as well as the imposing Bilstein are perfect for..."team building activities."
Vogelsberg - multitude of overlapping basalt terraces: Bilstein/GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Vogelsberg - multitude of overlapping basalt terraces: Bilstein/GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E

...extraordinary and spectacular Bilstein-Viewpoint, VB / GER: Skyline Frankfurt, Donnersberg (Rheinland-Pfalz/Mons Jovis/Mont Tonnerre), Darmstadt, Odenwald, Taunus (Feldberg), Westerwald, Gießener Land, Rothaargebirge (Hessen/Nordrhein-Westfalen),Friedberg, Wetterau.  

...in the event of danger or in certain critical situations: the forces of nature keep you moving almost without your conscious effort. Get ready for it!
...in the event of danger or in certain critical situations: the forces of nature keep you moving almost without your conscious effort. Get ready for it!
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Rolling Stones? You can see one of my cameras gigantically haunted on the (standing) Stones of Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Rolling Stones? You can see one of my cameras gigantically haunted on the (standing) Stones of Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...direction of view: Freiensteinau, Lichenroth, Wüstwillenroth (Birstein), Schlüchtern, Sinntal. Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E.
...direction of view: Freiensteinau, Lichenroth, Wüstwillenroth (Birstein), Schlüchtern, Sinntal. Bilstein, Vogelsberg / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E.
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...north & south: embrasser see'est Francais; french kissin' at Bilstein, GER
...north & south: embrasser see'est Francais; french kissin' at Bilstein, GER
...on the summit of Bilstein, Vogelsberg (666 m) / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...on the summit of Bilstein, Vogelsberg (666 m) / GER - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...purple on one day, slate on another day, more blue on another day and maybe more red on another day. Rocky Mountain in the morning sun, exactly a year before: Bilstein, Vogelsberg...
...purple on one day, slate on another day, more blue on another day and maybe more red on another day. Rocky Mountain in the morning sun, exactly a year before: Bilstein, Vogelsberg...
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...a dream within a dream.
...a dream within a dream.
Sign o' the Times...can really blow your mind: but - not in this event. Straight ahead...and trust the plan!
Sign o' the Times...can really blow your mind: but - not in this event. Straight ahead...and trust the plan!
Kernfläche Naturschutz Ringwall alte Burg Geotop Wanderweg wandern Wald Baum Bäume Buche Rundwanderweg Schild Schilder Wegweiser Nidda Freiensteinau Salz Herchenhain
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Bilstein, Vogelsberg - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...Hoherodskopf sublimely protrudes up and out of Vogelsberg, and you can enjoy a walk throug the "lush tropical" flora and fauna, perhaps in the company of colourful butterflies...
...Hoherodskopf sublimely protrudes up and out of Vogelsberg, and you can enjoy a walk throug the "lush tropical" flora and fauna, perhaps in the company of colourful butterflies...
...or right among these friends - between Bilstein, Hoherodskopf and Taufstein.
...or right among these friends - between Bilstein, Hoherodskopf and Taufstein.
Basecamp: from this parking spot it goes to the Bilstein...and back - 50° 30′ 1″ N, 9° 13′ 8″ E
Basecamp: from this parking spot it goes to the Bilstein...and back - 50° 30′ 1″ N, 9° 13′ 8″ E

Basecamp GPS-Coordinates ("Parkplatz Waldsiedlung/Geotop Bilstein"/Segelflugplatz; L3338, Busenborn/Schotten: 50.495833, 9.203028

...from Bilstein to Hoherodskopf - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
...from Bilstein to Hoherodskopf - 50° 29′ 44.98″ N, 9° 12′ 10.61″ E
Hoherodskopf - 50° 30′ 39.6″ N, 9° 13′ 37.2″ E
Hoherodskopf - 50° 30′ 39.6″ N, 9° 13′ 37.2″ E
...volcanic mountain range of Vogelsberg, main peaks (highest: 773.0 m/2,536.1 ft), within High Vogelsberg Nature Park - 50° 31′ 12″ N, 9° 13′ 48″ E
...volcanic mountain range of Vogelsberg, main peaks (highest: 773.0 m/2,536.1 ft), within High Vogelsberg Nature Park - 50° 31′ 12″ N, 9° 13′ 48″ E
See you and good bye - until...
See you and good bye - until...

 

Dear friends on the other side of the Atlantic- and Pacific ´O:

thank you all for your time...and goodbye -

till the next time high up on Bilstein/VB!

J.R. Skye

 

"Die glücklichen Sklaven sind die erbittersten Feinde der Freiheit."

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, 1830-1916

 

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dem unterwürfigen ist keine ebene zu tief

...to be continued. 12/09/21

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