Feb 24, 2011

Cinque Terre - 5 villages of Tuscan coast...

On the way south to Tuscany we have been dying to see a strap of water for some kind of summer refreshment as late May heat was exceeding 40 C. That's how we were driven to beach heaven of Ligurian coast.

Feb 18, 2011

Mangrt - my most favorite summit

It was our first encounter with Julian Alps, in Slovenia. We drove from Villach (Austria), through Kranjska Gora towards Trenta and Bovec - centers of local hiking frenzy. On the way to camping we stopped at Mangrt Saddle, the highest asphalt point in whole Slovenia, and we took up 5 hours hike.

Feb 17, 2011

Kutna Hora - surprising noblesse

Medieval, silver mine city 60 km east of Prague is one of the most admirable sights of Czech Bohemia. Built upon steep slopes of Vrchlice Creek it's a perfect example of real 3D architecture - something you don't see in flat lands.

Feb 16, 2011

Umbria - Tuscany for modest at heart

We discovered its beauty by utter accident - coming back by car from Sicily we wanted to avoid well known route through Tuscany so we took direction towards east. And that paid off splendidly...

Feb 12, 2011

Bitter bite of Flores

It takes one hour to fly from Denpasar, Bali to Labuanbajo on the island of Flores. Yet, it seems like a thousand of light years - from friendly civilization to rough wilderness.

Feb 11, 2011

Best Austrian lakes

Primarily, you might want to visit Alps around Salzburg for mountains themselves - whether you're into climbing, trekking or just taking cable line all the way up. That's something we did in 2008 for several days and then tired we sought refuge at the lakes. And that was truly the best part...

Feb 10, 2011

Uluwatu - the most magical temple of Bali

In the most souther tip of Bali you'll find Bukit Peninsula - scenic cliffs and windy beaches flooded with Australians which have surprising tendency to behave like arrogant colonizers. Nevertheless, it's still a wonderful place to be...