Hiking through a small but fine high mountain range from Poland to Slovakia: In 3 days past the lake Morskie Oko, over the via ferrata Orla Perć and to the peaks Rysy and Kôprovský štít.
Probably the (historically) most important outcrop of geology is located on the coast about 40 miles east of Edinburgh. In 1788, at a time when geology did not yet exist as an independent science and hardly anyone doubted the common teaching that the earth — according to the creation story in the Bible — was … Continue reading “Unconformity at Siccar Point”
The Scottish mountains of the Cairngorms reminded one Sámi so much of his homeland that in the 1940s he released reindeer from Lapland, which we actually encountered. Here are some of the highest mountains in Britain, mostly rounded knolls and relatively flat plateaus, with a harsh climate and sparse vegetation. On some mountains there are … Continue reading “Hike in the Cairngorms”
Hike to the Hidden Valley in the former Caldera (Scotland)
Boat trip to fascinating basalt columns, seals and puffins (Scotland, Inner Hebrides)