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
This is my final post from Armenia. It was really a fantastic journey. Look at all those divers landscapes! I can really recommend this country for people who love to go somewhere, where there is no touristic infrastructure in every corner. I would have liked to speak Russian to talk to people more, they all […]
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 […]
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 […]
Location: Dilijan Lodge – uphill north – direction Haghartsin Monastery / Distance: 17 km / 1100 m ascent / Weather: 23 °C, sunny and cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90 Haghartsin Monastery Haghartsin Monastery was built between the 10th and 13th century. Haghartsin means playing eagle.
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 […]
This was frankly one of my favorite excursions in Armenia. Not so much because of the Petroglyphs which are quite interesting as well but because of the vastness of this fantastic landscape high above the green valley of Jermuk. Even people, mostly Yazidis, live here at those heights. I can barely imagine this live amongst […]
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.