Today I was not feeling well but when I saw the slight mist over the city I decided to go for a short hike anyway.
Location: S-Bahnhof Mühlenbeck-Mönchmühle – along Kastanienalee direction north – directly after the Bridge head into the forest on your right– follow the small path around Schönerlinder Teiche – back to S-Bahnhof Mühlenbeck-Mönchmühle / Distance: 5 km / Public Transport: S-Bahnhof Mühlenbeck-Mönchmühle / from city center: 17 km / EastWeather: 7 °C, autumn mist / Camera: Nikon D90, 18-105 mm lens
Along the Lake We saw a thousands of birds – ducks, goose, herons – but unfortunately they where all very far from us and I had only my wide-angle with me. I’m sorry 🙂 Langer See next to the Castle of Reichenow
Location: Rehfelde Herrensee – direction Garzau Pyramide – Brandsee – Langer See – Haussee – Garzin – Garzau – Rehfelde / Distance: 19 km / Public Transport: S-Bahn to Hegermühle or Regionalbahn to Rehfelde/Herrensee (1h) / from city center: 35 km / EastWeather: 15 °C, autumn sun / Camera: Nikon D90, 35mm lens
The Monastery was build in 13th century and is picturesquely located next to the gorge of Kasagh river. One peculiarity of this Monastery is the tympanum of the “Bearded Virgins” which are obviously also depicted in Hovanavank Monastery. There is the myth that there are five wise virgins and five stupid virgins with beards and Jesus […]
The Gorge of Dsoraget partially looks like if a giant would have cut into earth with a giant knife. I didn’t find anything like an information about the geological formation history of this site, but looking at the clear and straight edges, it nearly seams impossible that a river should have done this. Even if it […]
Gukhtak Churches Matosavank Monastery I saw a sign for the Transcaucasian Trail on the way and was surprised because I always thought the trail to be located in the upper Caucasus in Georgia. I looked for a map and the only thing I found was a map from a planned […]
Sevan Lake is located at an altitude of 1,900m above sea level and its total surface is around 5,000 km2 (1/6 of Armenias total surface). Therefore Lake Sevan is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia. During Soviet times the lake was dramatically exploited and lost more than 40% of its water. If you […]