The construction of dams, reforestation and reforms have led to a veritable rural exodus in Spain, in the 1960s and 1970s. Hundreds of mountain villages stood empty for a long time until they were occupied and revived in the 1980s.
Dmitry, Mountain Rider and Seven Summit Climber, tells about Elbrus and his passion. A story with passion and a lot of sweat!
No land in sight, eternal water. And champagne. My days on the MS Europa 2, between Iceland and Greenland.
Chiang Mai is surrounded by lush green rice fields and stunning natural surroundings. Come on a day trip to the hill tribes in Mae Taeng.
"It's lovely to live on a raft. Sometimes we have the whole flow to ourselves for a long time. The riverbanks and the islands would all be far off in the distance. "
When we moor down at the pier with the MS Nordstjernen, it does not seem as if there could still exist a human soul in this godforsaken place. Only the thin rising smoke above the two chimneys at the edge of the settlement testifies to life.
Standing there alone, the ship is waiting
All systems are go, are you sure?
Control is not convinced
But the computer has the evidence
No need to abort
The countdown starts
Today it goes out to the Wadden Sea. But do not worry, it will not be unbearably exciting.
It is also called "little sea" here, because the mountains on the other side can only be seen with a very clear view. The water radiates royal blue, on the shore colorful flowers and small beaches.
With the Trans-Siberian Railway to Lake Baikal.