Bicycle tour 31.7.2005

At least yesterday´s heat (35 Grad C) is gone. Today it is cooler, cloudy and windy with 26 C maximum. Short tour with the mountain bike via Brunn and Fischauer Berge to Muthmannsdorf and back to Winzendorf.

Horses at the upper outskirt of Muthmannsdorf and View in direction of Hohe Wand

Orange Mullein (Verbascum phlomoides)

View from Gaaden near Steinmühle over harvested corn fields to Hohe Wand and Schneeberg

Even yet very small rests of snow ...

Thistles already have infructescences with seeds

Ruined castle of Emmerberg

View in direction Netting

Chicory (Cichorium intybus) near the road

More flowers are blooming near the road. The weather being not so good, however, I enclose some fotos of them, taken at the same season and the same places in 2004.

Meadow Cranesbill (Geranium pratense)

Horse Mint (Mentha longifolia)

Lady´s bedstraw (Galium verum)