a photo journal


24 September 2023

The name "Pinzgau" is derived from the Celtic tribe of the Ambisonten (cf. Moosleitner). The counties of Ober, Mittel and Unterpinzgau in Austria were first mentioned in 923.

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Gran Sasso

22 July 2023

Gran Sasso is the highest mountain in the Apennines. Corno Grande reaches 2.912 meters and many others are over 2.500 meters in height.

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17 July 2023

Bolzano, the provincial capital of South Tyrol, is anything but provincial. Once a stop on the coach route between Italy and the flourishing Austro-Hungarian Empire, this small city is worldly and engaged, a long-time conduit between cultures that has more recently become home to Europe's first trilingual university.

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Brenta Dolomites

16 July 2023

Western outpost of the fossil archipelago of the Dolomites, spaced from the rest of the geological sisters of over 30 km as the crow flies, the Brenta group is wild and majestic.

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19 April 2023

Golden Age canals lined by tilting gabled buildings are the backdrop for Amsterdam's treasure-packed museums, vintage-filled shops and hyper-creative drinking, dining and design scenes.

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11 March 2023

The historic capital of Catalonia is packed with galleries, museums, attractions and thriving restaurants.

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La Sagrada Família

10 March 2023

Dreamed up by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, the basilica exemplifies Gaudí’s philosophy that nature is the work of God.

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30 September 2022

Built in the center of the island’s countryside, among lush vegetation, olive trees and grassy fields, Pyli is located 15 km southwest of Kos town.

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Mt. Dikeos

27 September 2022

Kos is an island of endless treasures. Visitors soon become blasé at sidestepping the millennia-old Corinthian columns that poke through the rampant wildflowers – even in Kos Town, the lively capital, ancient Greek ruins are scattered everywhere.

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26 September 2022

Seated on the slopes of Mount Dikeos, the unexpected mountainous village of Zia is known for its iconic sunsets, traditional delicacies and picturesque alleys.

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