Up On the Rooftop, European Style

 

Saint Nick gets to see rooftops all around the world.  The rest of us, not so much.

Here are a few rooftops from my corner of the globe.

Rooftops of Bitche, France
Rooftops of Bitche, France
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A few photos of the rooftops of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
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Rothenburg, beautiful “fish scale” roof–decrepit yet still sound

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Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany, slate "fish scale" roof, 2014
Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany, slate “fish scale” roof, 2014

 

Rooftop at Trier Christmas Market, 2014
Rooftop at Trier Christmas Market, 2014
Rooftops of Paris from the Eiffel Tower, 2008
Rooftops of Paris from the Eiffel Tower, 2008

 

Rooftops of Heidelberg, Germany, 2008
Rooftops of Heidelberg, Germany, 2008

 

Rooftops of Ripon, England in freezing fog, 2008
Rooftops of Ripon, England in freezing fog, 2008

 

Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany, 2014
Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany, 2014

 

Bernkasel-Kues, November 2014
Bernkasel-Kues,
November 2014

 

And, just in case Santa is reading, please don’t forget this neighborhood:

Snow-covered rooftops looking out over my village in Germany
Snow-covered rooftops looking out over my village in Germany

And, one more note:

That roof belongs to naughtly neighbors. (They threw a liquor bottle in our bushes, I'm just saying. . .)
That roof belongs to naughtly neighbors.      (They threw a liquor bottle in our bushes. Not nice. . .)

 

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Up On the Rooftop, European Style

  1. It is beautiful, isn’t it? Thanks. I took that photo in the early hours of the morning in early December. The weatherman says we may wake up to the same scene tomorrow morning–I’m keeping my fingers crossed and my camera ready! Merry Christmas!

    1. I’m guessing their teenage son is the culprit. You know those crazy teenagers… Please don’t say “dogpoopapult” in my son’s presence; it will just give him ideas! Happy New Year!

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