Dilijan Haghartsin Monastery Kloster

Armenia: A Hike From Dilijan to Haghartsin Monastery

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Location: Dilijan Lodge – uphill north –  direction Haghartsin Monastery / Distance: 17 km / 1100 m ascent / Weather: 23 °C, sunny and cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90

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Haghartsin Monastery

Haghartsin Monastery was built between the 10th and 13th century. Haghartsin means playing eagle.

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Berlin Day Hike: Small Worlds Around Bötzsee

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Location: Postbruch – western shore of Bötzsee – Spitzmühle – eastern shore of Bötzsee – Eggersdorf Siedlung – Postbruch  / Distance: 12 km / Public Transport: S-Bahn to Strausberg, Bus to Eggersdorf (ca. 1h30m) / from city center: 33 km / East / Weather: 23 °C, sunny and cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90, 70-300 mm lens.

Brandenburg By Boat: Marvelous Müggelspree

We made a family excursion by canoe along river Spree and the wild Müggelspree which is highly recommendable. We went from Fürstenwalde to Hangelsberg, which means we went with the flow but anyway: you can’t do it  without effort. You have to have at least one sporty guy/girl on board :-).

You can rent a boat here.

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Camargue: Infinite Plains Dotted With White Horses

We hired some bikes and made a tour in the direction of the famous lighthouse. It was so hot this day that we didn’t get there but already the part we did was wonderful. It’s pure green and dark blue vastness with horses, birds and endless, empty beaches.

At the end of the day there was one more color: The shiny red of my sunburn.

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