Category Archives: landscapes

Top of Belgium

September, 12-14, Hoge Venen. At the highest point of Belgium, the landscape breathes serenity and purity while a slight breeze takes away the heat of the late summer. Just below this plateau, “La Hogne” carries away the acid peat waters.

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At the observatory

Jan, 24th, 2016. The last sunset of this January campaign seen from the observatory of Roque de los Muchachos (2400 m) merited a quick stroll to the edge of the mountain crater…

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Best Wishes, 2016!

New year =  a reset or fresh start?

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The Cumbrecita pass

July, 30th, La Cumbrecita, La Palma. Before travelling to the observatory of Roque de los Muchachos (2400 m), a short stop at this scenic place to view the inner Caldera de Taburiente seems always rewarding..

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Estanys de Aigues Tortes

June-July, 2015. Val de Boi, Aigues Tortes. The mountain lakes are the perfect spot for escaping the heat wave… Below you find a) the view above the “Embalse de Cavallers” and b) the Estany Dellui.

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Val D’Aran, the forgotten valley

June, 27th, Bossòst, Spain. In Val d’Aran, the language is the Aranees. Though part of Spain, it lies on the Northern flank of the Pyrenees. In a glimpse, you are on the sunny side taking the tunnel, but strolling a bit in Val d’Aran reveals some wonderful spots, … Continue reading

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Preserved sites

December, 31st, the Vézère, Dordogne. The last day of the year is spent in a well-preserved site of the ‘Vallée de l’Homme’. The site is a 60-m high cliff named the Grand-Roc just outside Les-Eyzies-de-Tayac. It contains a richly decorated cave with a lot of “excentrics” as well … Continue reading

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Estany Roi II

June 19th, 2014, Vall de Boi, Catalunya, Spain. Viewed from the watery edges of Estany Roi at about 2300 m altitude, this mountain (Pic de Ferro) located very near the Aigüestortes national park, Spanish Pyrenees, has the looks of a children’s fantasy mountain…This colourful display is due … Continue reading

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