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Archive for November, 2008

Laurent Geslin – Donna Nook, Lincolnshire, UK

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 17 Comments »

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Ok, first mission: Donna Nook, England, UK. After checking on Google, Donna Nook appeared to be a RAF bombing range... Hmmm, what a funny choice for a Wild Wonders mission to photograph soldiers at a military camp. But since Obama has ...

Magnus Elander – Torla, Spain II

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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In the late afternoon of Nov 8 we continued to the high Pyrenees and the Parque Nacional de Ordesa. Julian Gayarre had arranged accommodation in the city of Torla at an altitude of 1005 metres. After a very late (normal ...

Magnus Elander – Serra de Beaumort, Spain I

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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The mission started out of Girona in Catalunya on Nov 5. The airport that Ryanair calls Barcelona North. My assistant Stefan Strandbergh and myself headed out in a heavy-duty 4WD, absolutely necessary to negotiate the winding dirtroads in both the ...

Erlend Haarberg - Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy II

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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November 8-21, 2008 After investing into two pair of snow shoes, we were ready to move up to our “basecamp” again. The snow had settled during the last two days and the climb upwards went well with our new footwear. On ...

Sandra Bartocha & Claudia Müller – Pollino NP, Italy III

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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The alarm clock signalled the end of our last night – a short one. A first glance at the overcast sky made us hope for good conditions on our last day in Pollino. A strong coffee brought back the life ...

Sandra Bartocha & Claudia Müller – Pollino NP, Italy II

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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After a bland sunrise our second day was cloudy so we finally had the chance to take images in the beech forests. They are really impressive as they look completely different from the beech forests in the northern parts of ...

Sandra Bartocha & Claudia Müller – Pollino NP, Italy I

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Fall is one of the most exciting and beautiful seasons for landscape photographers, so we decided to go on a short discovery trip to Pollino National park in the south of Italy for a first look. We took the very ...

Erlend Haarberg - Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy I

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

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29 October – 7 November I arrived at Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy at the end of October. The warm and sunny weather of the previous weeks turned to grey and cold on the day I arrived. It started to ...

Cornelia Dörr – Transylvania, Romania III. Cheile Bicazului and Hasmas Mountains

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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October 20th to 24th The National Park Cheile Bicazului and Hasmas Mountains are situated in the central North-East-region, also known as Moldo-Transylvanian-Carpathians. This region is located between the zones of Harghita and the Neamt area. The road meanders from Gheorgheni through ...

JOSÉ B. RUIZ – NARODNI PARK CESKE SVYCARSKO, CZECH REPUBLIC - MISSION PART TWO III

Thursday, November 13th, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Day 5. It’s really a shame! We had planned the flight with a Cessna plane for weeks, but the wind and the mist haven’t given us a chance. I really needed some aerial photographs to compliment all the report. The most ...