hiking

Mykines

A couple of shots from the island of Mykines in the Faroe Islands, which we reached today by helicopter from Vagar – a place of huge cliffs and innumerable seabirds amid a seething North Atlantic swell, where locals still lower themselves by rope over the cliffs to take gannets for food. Thanks to Harald Joensen …

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Plitvicka jezera in winter

A few images from today, taken in a very snowy Plitvicka jezera (Plitvice Lakes) national park, Croatia. I timed this particular visit to arrive after four days of snow and sub-zero temperatures, so that the icicles on the waterfalls didn’t melt. This also meant that the section of the national park I planned to visit …

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Patagonia images

Chilean Patagonia has some of the most spectacularly beautiful landscapes on the planet, from massive, sprawling glaciers to fang-like mountain peaks, ancient forest – and some of the most amazing skies I have ever seen. With that in mind, and the fact that HidroAysén would dearly love to submerge/desecrate a few areas (namely the Rio …

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Croatia and Montenegro guidebooks

WordPress blogs started for updates to the two Cicerone guidebooks, Walking in Croatia and The Mountains of Montenegro: http://walkingincroatia.wordpress.com/ http://montenegromountains.wordpress.com/