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Glaciers of Kilimanjaro

Glaciers of Kilimanjaro

Photo of the week: Glaciers on top of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. The dormant volcano is Africa’s highest mountain reaching 19,341 ft (5895m) and the world’s tallest free standing mountain. The ice and snow that cap Kili are melting at such a rate that scientist predict all ice will be gone completely within by 2060. […]

My first impression of Naxos, Greece

My first impression of Naxos, Greece

Photo of the week: Naxos, Greece as seen upon my arrival via ferry from Athens. Gorgeous island!

Lights on the lake

Lights on the lake

Photo of the week: Lights on the  lake of Zurich as seen from Stäfa, Switzerland. To see more photos of Stäfa CLICK HERE.

The Duomo and the Moon

The Duomo and the Moon

Photo of the week: The Duomo and the moon – Milan, Italy To see more photos of Milan CLICK HERE.

Hiking in the Alps – Klöntalersee

Hiking in the Alps – Klöntalersee

Photo of the week: Klöntalersee is a natural lake found in Glarus, Switzerland in the Alps. The beautiful lake also serves as a reservoir for electricity production. There is a great hiking trail that takes you up 1800 meters (5500 feet) to a mountain pass and loops around for stunning views. CLICK HERE to see more photos from […]

Kölner Dom

Kölner Dom

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom), the largest church in Germany. Construction of the cathedral started in 1248 and was not completed until 1880. CLICK HERE to see more photos of Köln, Germany.

Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Photo of the week: Süleymaniye Mosque as seen from Hamdi Restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey. To see more photos of Istanbul, Turkey CLICK HERE.

Lycian Tomb of Amyntas

Lycian Tomb of Amyntas

Photo of the week: Lycian Tomb of Amyntas, built in 4th Century B.C, carved into into sheer rock on a cliff above Fethiye, Turkey. On its walls is written in Greek letters “Amyntou tou Ermagiou”, telling us that Amyntas was the son of Hermagios. This tomb is the largest and highest, so we can assume Amyntas was a very […]

Turkish Hot Air Balloon

Turkish Hot Air Balloon

PHOTO OF THE WEEK:  Sunrise balloon ride over mystical Cappadocia, Turkey.  

White girl can jump!

White girl can jump!

… but needs to work on height and hang time! I didn’t get big air on my first jump, but I was happy to FINALLY be off the water! Photo of the week: My first jump while kitesurfing in El Gouna, Egypt. To see more photos of kitesurfing in El Gouna, Egypt CLICK HERE.

The nymph of Lake Carezza (Rainbow Lake)

The nymph of Lake Carezza (Rainbow Lake)

Photo of the week: Lake Carezza is in the Dolomites mountain range in South Tyrol, Italy. The surface of the lake gleams with colors of the rainbow for reasons that can only be explained by local legend. According to legend … in Lake Carezza there once lived a beautiful water nymph, who often sat and sang […]

Manarola, Cinque Terre Italy

Manarola, Cinque Terre Italy

Photo of the week: Sunset on Manarola village, one of the “Five Lands” in Cinque Terre, Italy. To see more photos of Cinque Terre, Italy CLICK HERE.

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