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David Maitland - Lake Prespa, Macedonia III

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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18th – 24th June, 2009 The mountains of Galičica National Park dominate the west side of Macro Prespa Lake. Clouds hang ominously over the ridge feeding the oak-cloaked east slope with rain. Mountain pastures are at their best as we drive ...

David Maitland - Galičica National Park, Macedonia I

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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15th June 2009 – Introduction Wild Wonders of Europe has brought me to Macedonia to photograph “small things” in Galičica National Park, a spectacular mountain range rising to 2254 m between Lake Ohrid to the west and Lake Prespa to the ...

Anders Geidemark - Albania II

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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In the South, just outside the lovely coast-city Saranda, there is a ”must-visit”: The ancient city of Butrint. The oldest ruins date back to 800 B.C. and to make a walk in these excavations is a great historical experience. Now, ...

László Novák - Lödersdorf, Austria

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

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Everybody has one or more very favourite things about the world that makes her or his heart tick much faster than usual. Until now I had two of them. The first two are the national anthem and the crane migration ...

Staffan Widstrand - Flatanger, Norway 3

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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Golden eagles – the most powerful raptors in Europe OK. I confess. This is when I realise that I am a complete nerd. But I truly enjoy it. Spending 7 days in a cold hide, from hours before sunrise to after ...

Milán Radisics – Durmitor, Montenegro

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Day 04 - Black Pines in Tara Canyon Crna Poda (Black, steep mountain) is part of the Tara Canyon where the black pine (Pinus nigra) population is the highest in all of Europe. This time in the early mornings the forest ...

Cornelia Dörr – Transylvania, Romania II

Thursday, November 13th, 2008 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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October 9th to 19th On the way in the Piatra Craiului National Park When I saw the steep Piatra Craiului mountains (in German: “Königsteingebirge”) for the first time, I realized that it won’t be an easy task to hike and photograph there ...

Peter Cairns - Laponia, Sweden

Monday, September 22nd, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Before I start, I must thank both Rolf Steinmann and Florian Leo from Gulo Films who accompanied me during this ambitious mission. Without their hard work, commitment and good company, my time in northern Sweden would have been less fulfilling. ...

Orsolya Haarberg - Iceland 04

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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During the first three weeks of July I experienced high and low days. First of all, from experience the optimal length of a photography trip is 4-6 weeks. When out in the field, I am working very intensively. No free days, ...