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Carol singers as custom that still subsists at Samerberg

Girls and boys are actively engaged in their free time as carol singers, collecting donations for suffering people in developing countries. With chalk they write the letters C M B on the front door of each house to bless the entryway. It stands for Christus Mansionem Benedicat, the Latin words meaning, may Christ bless this home. Every year around Epiphany the catholic church does this campaign: groups of children dress up as the Three Magi and their entourage. They are then blessed at church and sent out to visit houses, sing their songs, bring the blessing to the houses, and collect donations for charity.  Continue Reading…

New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden, neighbor to the Bronx Zoo, is a wonderland not only for everything that grows. It`s an event space as well…

Central Park is one of the NYC attractions that locals love too

Sure, it’s one of the top, but it’s not just lawns, trees and picnic spots…Few observations made in the park:

The Brooklyn Bridge connects two great New York City boroughs:

Manhattan and Brooklyn. You can walk it, drive it, bike it, or just admire it.

The trip took me to New York City

The trip took me to the New York City, what a very special place! Great City and Very Busy! I’ve seen busy people, busy street, towering buildings and a lot more. Great cultural diversity, anything you want and more. I had a wonderful experience and enjoyed every minute of it. I was very impressed with what I saw.

A Distinguished Landmark: Brooklyn Bridge

Night view from Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center

Panoramic view of New York City from Empire State`s 86th floor

The Empire State’s 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories feature panoramic views of New York City

Manhatten Bridge in New York

View from Brooklyn towards Manhatten Bridge. You can see the Empire State Building in between. (Leica M240, 90 Summarit)

Winter at Samerberg