Beech trees and chalk cliffs

The massive chalk cliffs on its northern shore are the main claim to fame of Germany’s biggest island, Rügen. Separated from the mainland only by a 2km bridge, the island is easy to reach from Berlin and other northern cities. The cliffs can be admired on a boat tour and there are also viewpoints that […]

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Walking up a mountain on a mostly flat trail

‘Purely relaxing’, ‘mostly flat’, ‘2.5 hours’ and two beautiful temples on the way. The Mangwolsa-Hoeryongsa trail sounded like a good deal for an afternoon in Bukhansan National Park, the closest one to South Korea’s capital Seoul. And so we took our guide book’s advice and headed out for this little walk.

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Forces of Nature

For this week’s photo challenge, I am reposting a picture from the South of Germany. The Breitachklamm is an impressive gorge and a prime example for a landscape formed by the forces of nature.

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