On April 26, 1986 reactor number 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded and contaminated half of Europe. A visit to the still highly contaminanted Exclusion Zone around the former power plant
Today I’m writing about the third and last hiking suggestion from our vacation in Bavaria. We take the Bernadein path to the mountain station of the Alpspitzbahn and the AlpspiX viewing platform! 🙂
Today I have a simple and very nice hiking suggestion: we are going to hike around the Eibsee lake and then go the top of the Zugspitze using the ropeway or the rack railway! 🙂
Not far from Garmisch-Partenkirchen lies one of the most famous gorges in the entire Alpine region. For thousands of years, the turquoise-colored Partnach has eaten its way deep into the soft rock, leaving behind a narrow valley with spectacular views of steep rock faces.
You’re in Helsinki and want to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city for a day, but a trip to Porvoo also sounds too stressful? No problem 🙂 Several national parks can be reached within an hour by car 🙂
Wooden houses so beautiful that they have been proposed as an UNESCO World Heritage site? Those exist in Porvoo, about an hour east of Helsinki in Finland 🙂
Hot air balloons are always a good photo motif. We had already intended to go to the Warsteiner International Montgolfiade in 2017, and this year it finally worked out 🙂
Hell is somewhere in Finland, at least if you believe in Finnish folklore. About 60 kilometres north of Tampere and 15 kilometres from Ruovesi lies the Iso Helvetinjaervi (Great Hell Lake), which together with some other lakes forms the Helvetinjaerven kansallispuisto (Hell Lake National Park).
The last stop on my trip through Belarus was the border city of Brest. Only the Brest Fortress has survived the Second World War, but not just the giant memorial complex is worth a visit! 🙂