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...

SWITZERLAND / 10.10.2012

I just spent a few days in Valais, a lovely region of Switzerland known for its beautiful mountains and the lovely vineyards. The mountains of the Valais region are awesome at any season, but the warm colors of autumn have something special Home to the famous Zermatt (with the iconic Matterhorn symbolizing Switzerland), Verbier and Saas-Fee mountain resorts, the Valais...

ITALY / 20.03.2012

Is there possibly a better combination than experiencing all together a stunning mountain scenery, tasting delicious food and hearing good jazz?[caption id="attachment_8223" align="aligncenter" width="599"] The Awesome Latemar Mountain Range[/caption]During Dolomiti Ski Jazz, the yearly event taking place at the beginning of March, the awesome Val di Fiemme gets swinging to the rhythm of jazz. Open air performances...

ITALY / 13.03.2012

Do you like mountains, winter sports, excellent food and good music?[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Latemar Mountain Range, in the Dolomites. Photo courtesy photolupi on Flickr[/caption]In March, during Dolomiti Ski Jazz, the Fiemme Valley (Val di Fiemme) has them all. Now at its 15th edition, the music Festivalprovides a rich program of concerts in warm...