A very seldom
play of the nature:
The lake Baldeney in Essen is frozen.
You can find such hard winters only every 20 years in the
Ruhr - district. Normal winters offer some snow only at
3 to 5 days per year. The snow normally becomes to be mud
very quickly. The snow is normally better about 8 miles
southern of the Ruhr.
Wet and cold dusty wheater is normal in the Ruhr .- district.
But the nearby Sauerland attracts a lot of snow fans from
the Ruhr - district, but also from the nearby Netherlands
(Holland) for short vacations.
But such winter so also have advantages: You can save gas
for heating, you mustn´t sweep snow for years, and
you don´t need winter tyres for your motor - car.
...and you are locking friendly forward to a very nice spring!