nature & landscapes Tag

SWITZERLAND / 15.04.2013

Awarded  as 'the prettiest village of French Speaking Switzerland' by a local magazine,  as soon as I saw Evolène it was not difficult to understand why.[pullquote]Charming old houses decorated with colored flowers. Evolène is an idyllic hamlet in the Valais region[/pullquote] Far from the glamour of Zermatt or Saas-Fee, Evolène is all about traditions and authentic...

NEW ZEALAND / 15.01.2013

A hike in the forest, amidst fascinating countless shades of greenThe thought of the countless shades of green came up to my mind short after I arrived in  New Zealand. Together with the rugged coastline, the unique greenery of New Zealand caught my eyes at fist sight.[pullquote]Green is New Zealand dominant colour[/pullquote]From the iconic silver fern to the giant kauri trees of North...

NEW ZEALAND / 14.12.2012

New Plymouth and the coastal walk are nothing worth crossing the ocean, but the town has a nice easy-going allure and the walk along the coast is peaceful and in some points offers rewarding views on the ocean and the surrounding nature.I decided to head towards East, giving the back to New Plymouth harbor whose...

SOUTH AFRICA / 20.02.2012

After I left Johannesburg, I started my journey down to Cape Town by the BazBus with no specific itinerary yet. I just decided that my first stop would be in Northern Drakensberg, to see the spectacular Amphitheatre.[caption id="attachment_21964" align="alignnone" width="750"] Breathtaking View on the Drakensberg Mountain Range[/caption]The view on the high and steep semi-circular cliffs...