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Archive for December, 2008

Magnus Lundgren - Saltstraumen, Norway III

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 19 Comments »

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A coalfish, Pollachius virens, swimming in the current creating its own vibrating pattern. Only a couple of days remained and we still had two main characters on the list: the world’s largest anglerfish and the biggest flatfish to be found. Hmm…the ...

Iñaki Relanzon - Tenerife, Spain

Saturday, December 27th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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A few days before leave my town, Barcelona, to my first mission in the Canary Islands, some of my friends were joking with me about the weather. The winter in Spain began so cold, and Canary Islands are southern, near ...

Magnus Lundgren – Saltstraumen, Norway II

Saturday, December 20th, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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Short-spined seascorpion, Myoxocephalus scorpius, lurking in the kelp The bright sun is doing what it does best and at the same time a gentle cool breeze caresses my skin. On the balcony everything is warm, yet cool, and calm. Distant sounds ...

Staffan Widstrand - Spanish Ibex and the Art of Flirting…

Saturday, December 20th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized, Western Europe | 4 Comments »

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It starts with the very macho male goat peeing in his own face. Iuuww! And then he approaches the Lady of his choice, an elegant little mountain goat girl, obviously in heat, since 5 horny goat males are standing all around her. The ...

Verena Popp-Hackner – Barrika Coast, Spain

Saturday, December 20th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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I arrive at Barrika in truly bad weather. Leaving all the photo gear in my campervan, I go for a scouting hike, looking for possibilities to get down to the coast, which seems to be mostly steep rocky cliffs. I ...

Erlend Haarberg - Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy III

Sunday, December 14th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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23 November – 30 November During the last week it was the cold weather that challenged us, spending the nights in the unheated mountain refuge, Rifugio di Sella, at 2.588m altitude. The morning temperatures ranged from -11 to -18 degrees, so ...

Magnus Lundgren – Saltstraumen, Norway I

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

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The rough & tough Atlantic wolffish is one of the main characters in Saltstraumen. This mission brought me to one of my loved ones – the northeastern Atlantic. The Norwegian coastline is one of my top “subzero smultronställen” (translates favourite spots ...

Florian Möllers - Klampenborg Dyrehave, Denmark

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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The first thing I see is a dirty blue pacifier*. The first thing I hear is a train, The first thing I smell is, uhm, something VERY musky. Welcome, to the realm of the most published stags in the world, wlecome, to the ...

Florian Möllers - Gemenc, Hungary

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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I hate blinds. I hate being stuck at this one and only place. And I completely disagree that if I had only brought a good book to read this morning, I would feel better now. Athough, it is a movie-scene setup, ...