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Lines and roofs – Mosel, Rhein and other curves (31 photo)

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Once a yellow blanket of nature fell from the sky and tightly covered the vineyards around Mosel and Rhein, even the hedgehog got to understand that the season has changed. Soft tones invaded little sleepy towns, adjusted all shapes and lines. Lines, that lead to…

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Autumn high in the Alps – Skiers paradise (6 photos)

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Sunshine, some fresh snow in the beginning of the week and some things to do in Innsbruck in its end made it a great reason to start the ski season. 1 meter of snow combined with over 15 open lifts and slopes resulted in a perfect start.

Mid-October might not be exactly the high season for skiing, but warm sunny afternoons, rich gear tests and a little crazy atmosphere created by the most fanatic skiers and boarders chilling together compensate for everything else.

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Nuclear ghost town – Vogelsang military base (27 photos)

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Deep in the woods of Brandenburg lies sleepy Vogelsang. From the first sight, it does not look any different from other villages with a similar population of 100. What makes this area interesting is another, much bigger and more mysterious Voglesang hidden in the forest nearby.

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Where two continents meet – Night in Istanbul (13 photos)

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“Some call it chaos, we call it home” – kept repeating posters on the walls of an old bar. To me, it looked anything but. Actually, Istanbul was more like a last acclimatisation stop before getting back to everyday’s ordnung.

Well organised transportation, streets that are even possible to cross and only a couple of motivated salesmen made the city of two continents look rather calm, especially when compared with Georgia.

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Where monsters live – Papierfabrik Wolfswinkel (20 photos)

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Colourful, fury and cute. They are called monsters and they live in and old abandoned paper factory in Eberswalde.

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Vilnius from above – Touristing at home (12 photos)

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Fresh look, another point of view and new perception of the usual. Being a tourist at home makes everything a little different: attention gets drawn to completely different things and understanding of “interesting” gets a whole new meaning. However, observing the city from a hot air balloon adds a completely new dimension to everything.

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Iceland – Colours of the wild (22 photos)

Lush fjords, volcanic peaks, glittering icecaps and endless multicolour lava fields. Remote and natural. Sunny and warm (12°C). Such was Iceland in the beginning of July.

Couple of days in “must see” south to start. More time for severe highlands and completely forgotten by tourists yet amazingly charming Westfjords. Unpredictable Snæfellsnes and eclectic Reykjavík for the end.

This was the long story short. Photos will do the further talking.
 

Skogafoss waterfall, Iceland, Vytautas Serys
Skógafoss, one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland falling from a 62 meter cliff, a former shoreline. These rocks create a clear border between Highlands of Iceland and 5 km wide coastal lowlands that emerged when the coastline receded seaward.
 

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