Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria - daytime view; Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria | Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria | Germany Bavaria, Germany If literally translated from the German ‘Neuschwanstein Schloss’, the name would be ‘Castle of the New Swan Stone’. A perfect term for this fairytale castle located near the village of...
Tróia - beach at sunset overlooking Serra da Arrábida; Portugal

Tróia – beach at sunset | Portugal

Tróia - beach at sunset | Portugal Portugal, Setubal The Tróia peninsula near Setubal has become our regular destination when we want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. For the beach of Tróia to do its best job (calming our distracting thoughts) it must be...
Camels in the centre of Doha; Qatar

Qatar and camels – Doha

Qatar and camels - Doha Doha, Qatar Camels have always been friends of the Bedouins. These graceful animals can survive extreme desert temperatures, and lack of water even for weeks and can run several hundred kilometers a day carrying their riders bravely.  ...
Santana, cottages and flowers in Madeira; Portugal

Santana – Madeira | Portugal

Santana - Madeira | Portugal Madeira, Portugal Santana in Madeira is known mainly for its characteristic houses with sloping roofs covered with straw. These houses used to be used by farmers but today they are just a tourist attraction.   May is the month when...
Madeira Ponta de Sao Lourenco Hiking Trail

Madeira – Ponta de São Lourenço | Portugal

Madeira - Ponta de São Lourenço | Portugal Madeira, Portugal Ponta de São Lourenço is the easternmost peninsula of Madeira. It is one of the parts of Madeira, where traces of civilization can be counted on your fingers.   The peninsula is named after the ship...
View of the Zugspitze from Fern Pass | Germany/Austria

Zugspitze from Fern Pass | Germany/Austria

Zugspitze from Fern Pass | Germany/Austria Germany, Zugspitze At 2962 meters above sea level, the Zugspitze is Germany’s highest alpine peak. Its slopes spread out gently in the daylight in this photo. It was taken from the Fern Pass mountain pass in Austria at...
South Tyrol, Antholz Lake in the Dolomites in Italy in the Summer

Antholz Lake in South Tyrol | Dolomites, Italy

Antholzersee, translated Lake of Antholz in English, is the third largest Lake in South Tyrol. Surrounded by mountain peaks, it is one of the most picturesque places in the Dolomites which we saw. When we reached this viewing point, we almost felt overwhelmed by the silence and yeah… the fresh air, which at a height of 1642 meters over the sea level, was not so easy to breathe.

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