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
On one of our last days we wanted to climb Mount Azhdahak but some of us were still suffering from different physical afflictions so we decided to take our sleeping bags and mats and install a “hospital” camp in the mountains to wait on the others to come back from the trail. I was kind of disappointed to miss the opportunity to see the famous crater lake, but frankly, when have you ever done this: Hanging around in the greatest landscape at an altitude of 3000m in an ocean of colors?
The only distraction we had was a horse and a donkey coming from different directions, meeting each other finally and run away together.
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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 […]
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