The Hala Gąsienicowa cabin, which is located at the Tatra National Park in Poland.

Hala Gąsienicowa cabin – summer in the Tatra Mountains | Poland

The day was sunny and it was a pleasure to climb up, even though there were many people who were going with us. Our tour started at 1000m of altitude and ended at 2000m to Kasprowy Wierch. In two third of the way, we reached Hala Gasienicowa – a meadow in between mountains. As soon as I saw the composition of the wooden cabin with high mountain scenery I knew it was worth to carry ten kilos of camera backpack with me.

Night picture of Kotor Bay, taken from the Kotor Fortress.

Kotor Bay View At Night | Kotor, Montenegro

Those of you, who have been to Kotor in Montenegro, would remember its well-preserved medieval constructions, which attract tourists and people of art from around the world. What can I say, same as all of them, I couldn’t resist the charm of this Adriatic Sea port. In order to catch the special beauty of Kotor Bay during the blue hour, Daria and I spent almost the entire day on the slopes of the mountain above Kotor.

A photo from journey to the Anaga Mountains in Tenerife, Spain. Enjoy the beauty of nature on one of the seven Canary Islands.

Sunny day in Anaga Mountains | Tenerife, Spain

Macizo de Anaga or Anaga mountain range is located in the northeastern part of the Tenerife Island. This is the largest and therefore most populated island of the seven Canary Islands. The highest point is Cruz de Taborno with 1,024m of height. UNESCO has announced the mountain range as a Biosphere Reserve.

Halny storm in Zakopane, Tatra Mountains

Halny | Zakopane, Poland

Halny is a special foehn wind that occurs only on the Polish-Slovak border in the Tatra Mountains. First, clouds push in for 2-3 days on the Slovak side, bringing heavy rain. In the same time on the Polish side it is warm and sunny. After the 2-3 days, Halny comes to the Polish side. Hurricane force winds then come down from the peaks into the valley.

Bergamo's Lower City at Sunset

Golden Bergamo | Italy

Bergamo has the big advantage that you don’t have to search long to find a high view point. Being split in upper and lower city you always have a good view over the lower new part of Bergamo (Città Bassa). With the panorama of mountains in the back, Bergamo is still one of my favourite places in Italy.

Peleș Castle in Sinaia during a sunny day

Peleș Castle | Sinaia, Romania

After our long way down from the Bucegi Mountains, we were pretty exhausted and just wanted to find a pub to finish the day with a well-deserved beer. But when we came to a parting of the ways (one toward the town and the other one had “castle” written on it) we just had to go the extra mile. And as so often, we got rewarded for it. The Peleș Castle (Castelul Peleș) is a real beauty in the Romanian Carpathians.

Forest in the Ore Mountains close to Mariánská, Czech Republic

Ore Mountains | Mariánská, Czech Republic

Last May we celebrated the 80th birthday of my Grandma with a trip to her birthplace. Even though there was pretty much nothing left of the old houses – the nature stayed the same. Luckily the sun came through the cloudy sky at least from time to time. Here it was just enough to set up the tripod and take the photograph of the amazing forest in the Ore Mountains.

Classical example of Italian Architecture. This house stands on top of Bergamo with view over the valley and Alps

Italian Architecture in Bergamo

This photo stands for so many reasons why I love Italy. Starting with the landscape: From up there in Bergamo you have perfect view over the mountains, the beginnings of the Alps. With clear sky our view seemed to be unlimited. And then there is this typical, Italian architecture. Is anybody not dreaming about living one day in such Italian mansion?

Zakopane and Tatra Mountains at Night from Gubalowka Hill. HDR Photo from Poland

Glowing Zakopane | Poland

The lanterns in Zakopane were still shining bright as we walked up to Gubałówka hill in total darkness. We arrived just in time on a plateau from which you had a good view over the town without having to climb up the whole mountain. The sun was still under the horizon, but you started to notice the first light.