Burano's water canal at sunset; Italy - Venice area

Burano waterway | Italy – Venice area

Burano waterway | Italy - Venice area Italy, Venice Burano is an island just 7 kilometers from Venice, Italy. You can get there by water bus from Venice (Vaporetto) or by water taxi. Although Venice itself is an intense experience that will take you a minimum of a few...
Ponte Vecchio by night in Florence, Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence | Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence | Italy Florence, Italy Florence’s Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge” was probably one of the first bridges spanning the Arno River. Its history is therefore not straightforward. It was destroyed in 1345 and rebuilt anew. During...
Sunrise over Lisbon as seen from Ajuda; Portugal

Sunrise in Lisbon | Portugal

Sunrise in Lisbon | Portugal Lisbon, Portugal For over two years we had been beating ourselves up with thoughts of moving to Lisbon. On the one hand, in Berlin, we had family, friends and a fairly settled life in a country where we knew the language and culture. On...
Seljalandsfoss at sunset in winter; Iceland

Seljalandsfoss | Iceland

Seljalandsfoss | Iceland This photo of the Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Iceland was taken in February just before the first lockdown in Europe. A day in Iceland in winter is extremely short, so this brief sunset was Nico’s last opportunity to contemplate the wild...
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...
The Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos) in Lisbon; Portugal

The Monument to the Discoveries | Lisbon, Portugal

We were very lucky to see the Monument to the Discoveries following its renovation, which was accomplished a few years ago. This shot was taken during a winter sunrise; when the sun was rising just behind the monument, softly enlightening the limestone statues. You could almost imagine the Portuguese discoverers, setting sails early in the morning and leaving the safe Lisbon shores to explore the new lands.

Lisbon - Queijo de Azeitão and Vinho Verde; Portugal

Wine and cheese | Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon delicacies always test the health of our bodies – in particular, our liver. With so many quality bottles of wine and cheese, it’s very difficult to survive just even a day, without trying one of these or better yet – the duo combination…

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