Old town in Oaxaca de Juárez, ruins of Monte Alban, excursion to Mitla and Hierve el Agua (Mexico)
At the highest mountain in the Andes (Argentina) — and the highest outside Asia.
Karst landscape with lakes and waterfalls in Croatia
Monasteries in the South of Armenia
At the toe of the Kazbek in the High Caucasus
Antique ruins at a strange karst spring
How pleasant to be met by Marta at the airport! We spend the first night in Guatemala City, a chaotic metropolis with broken, crowded streets, street kids, …. In a minibus we drive down from the coffee town of Coban through beautiful tropical karst landscape. In a village with a colourful market, more and more … Continue reading “Guatemala”
Three weeks in Turkey – exactly the time of the war in Iraq, which gave us a cheap flight. I am particularly excited by the ignimbrite landscape of Cappadocia, eroded into fascinating shapes. Early Christian churches set the mood for Byzantine and Ottoman architecture in Istanbul…. and the antiquity of Pergamon or Ephesus. The sinter … Continue reading “Turkey 2003”