Regensburg Stone Bridge - Dirk Steffen Photography

After seeing Walhalla we went on to a Danube Island directly at the Stone Bridge (Steinerne Brücke), according to Wikipedia, "a 12th-century bridge across the Danube linking the Regensburg Old Town with Stadtamhof. For more than 800 years, until the 1930s, it was the city's only bridge across the river. It is a masterwork of medieval construction and an emblem of the city."

Now as always with those historic buildings, it would be kind of nice when you can still see the building through some scaffolding at all. Also the Stone Bridge is currently under restoration, which is supposed to be finished by 2014.  

Obviously we were heading for sunset and I was trying to find a good spot to shoot sunset. There was a bar nearby which provided a very good location to enjoy a "Weißbier" and at the same tire some test shots from my tripod put on the table, like this one:

The cathedral in the background is the Regensburg Cathedral (German: Kathedrale St. Peter or Regensburger Dom), dedicated to St Peter, is the most important church and landmark of the city of Regensburg, Germany. It is the seat of the Catholic diocese of Regensburg. The church is the prime example of Gothic architecture in Bavaria. [Wikipedia].

Once the light got better I ventured down to the pier and got a couple of shot nearer to the waterline to have some better reflections:

I like the middle one most.

When we turned to leave, there was beautiful light on the other side and I took the following images:

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