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Merry Christmas

To all the readers of this blog – thanks for following, and best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Dolomiti di Sesto, South Tyrol, Italy © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. This image may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.

Europe by Rail

I was recently sent a copy of the latest (15th) edition of the book Europe by Rail – The Definitive Guide, by its Berlin-based authors Nicky Gardner and Susanne Kries (who are also the lovely people behind hidden europe magazine, to which I have been a regular contributor since 2007). It’s a wonderful book – …

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#BGTWawards (2)

…and shortly after receiving the award for Best UK Feature last night at the British Guild of Travel Writers Awards, I won the BGTW Photographer of the Year award as well – which, obviously, I was also rather pleased about. The award, which was generously sponsored by FujiFilm UK, was for a portfolio of four …

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#BGTWawards (1)

I was very pleased to win an award for Best UK Feature, at the British Guild of Travel Writers Awards last night at the Savoy in London, for my article Mountain Playground – Cairngorms for Kids published in BBC Countryfile magazine earlier this year. You can read an online version of the feature here here. …

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Peaks of the Balkans (2): Man on a donkey

Man on a donkey, near the Pejë Pass (Qafa e Pejës) leading to Theth. Peaks of the Balkans trail, Albania. © Rudolf Abraham The Peaks of the Balkans is a recently developed 192km cross-border hiking route through mountainous borderlands of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro. I’ve just finished writing the first English-language guidebook to the whole …

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