Kaffeenierung in Bavaria – Ride 5

Autumn Glow in Westpark

Took a ride to Westpark to see what autumn is doing there.

*The rose garden wasn’t what it was but the blossoms weren’t completely finished yet. Some other autumn bloomers were still showing their colors, too.
*There were no more turtles sunning on the stones in the lake.
*It didn’t smell like autumn, it smelled like grilled sausage. There were still a good number of Turkish families out for a Saturday barbeque and picnic, almost as many as in the summer months.
*The beer garden was closed.
*Lots of families out, children on their trikes and scooters and little bikes or seated in a cargo bike.
Altogether a friendly scene, nothing sensational to take pictures of, but certainly warm enough still to stroll leisurely with camera in hand and enjoy a Saturday afternoon in the park.

I didn’t feel like having anything to eat or drink, but I did have to do some grocery shopping on my way home, thus supporting the local economy and hopefully satisfying the challenge’s requirements.

The first bridge as we enter the park
Last roses
Closed for the season
Spending discretionary time
Making friends
Family barbeques, with a swan in attendance
Fountains haven’t been turned off for the winter yet.

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Just snails, no turtles
Larch trees – the brightest of all
Rust
Run
On my way home
Food for later

I'm a US born ex-pat, having lived most of my adult life in Munich, Germany. I have three kids and eight grandchildren - so I'm pretty old. Cycling, photography and walking are my favorite things.

8 response to "Kaffeenierung in Bavaria – Ride 5"

  1. By: Seasidejanet Posted: October 21, 2018

    Stunning! We donโ€™t get fall color much here. Being a mid-westerner I miss it. Thank you!

    • By: Suzanne Posted: October 21, 2018

      We’re lucky! I’d like it even more if it didn’t mean that winter is around the corner.

  2. By: Rich-Illinois Posted: October 21, 2018

    Beautiful day, beautiful park, beautiful photos!
    I think your camera and skills are just a ‘bit’ up the ladder from my CoolPix and me! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Winter is not a happy thought.

  3. By: NancyG Posted: October 21, 2018

    I agree with all that they said! Including the winter not a happy thought thought ;โ€™-0. And my cool pix will never compare ;โ€™-). But it is still fun to look for photo ops on my rides, then come here and really enjoy yours.

    • By: Suzanne Posted: October 22, 2018

      Thanks, Nancy!
      To get a few keepers, I do take about a zillion pictures.

  4. By: Lah Posted: October 21, 2018

    You’re off on another ride and I haven’t managed to get my last one posted. Looks like you’re having the perfect kind of weather for being outside. Reminds me of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” “Ahhh, this day is just right.”

    • By: Suzanne Posted: October 22, 2018

      The weather this year is incredible – I could actually have 7 rides in 7 days. But I do have a life aside from cycling. ๐Ÿ˜Š

  5. By: Tony Cullimore Posted: October 22, 2018

    Great, atmospheric pictures make me want to ride there. BUT things are shutting ready for winter – so I don’t think I will.

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