The Blue Lagoon experience

No visit to Iceland is complete without swimming in the Blue Lagoon. The name alone evokes memories of a movie…

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Trekking in the rain (or how to get soaking wet)

After four amazing days in Iceland it was already time to pack and go home again. But not before we…

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Back down from Altyn Arashan to Karakol

It was a cold morning. There was no heating except for the wood stove on the other side of our…

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From Karakol to Altyn Arashan

At breakfast I felt like my old self again, ready to eat what ever was set in front of me. Sylvia…

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“Cotton Castle” or a world heritage site

It started raining the evening before. Since I have arrived, not one drop. But then in the evening the flood…

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An imperial splash

Last weekend was again record-breaking hot, and no, I am not making this up. Austria really broke its all time…

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