I should have been travelling in Ecuador for more than a week already. However, due to illness, I had to postpone my flight by a week. So, instead of spending eleven days along the Avenue of the Volcanoes, I only spent a couple of days in Otavalo. Still, it was a nice taste of the Ecuadorean Andes that has wet my appetite. Continue reading Andean peeks
San Marino is not only the oldest republic (since 301 AD), and the fifth-smallest country on Earth, but also a very scenic place. Continue reading Visiting the oldest Republic on Earth
The last three days of my stay in Crete I spent in Loutro. This small town on the South coast can only be reached by ferry or on foot. And even though the weather was a bit rainy on one of the three days, it was a very nice end to my holidays. Continue reading Leisure time in Loutro
So far, I focused on the coast during my stay in Greece. Now, it was time for some inland action, namely the most famous hike in Crete (if not Greece): the Samaria Gorge. Continue reading Gorge(ous) Samaria
Today, I went on a day trip to Stavros for some hiking. The hike turned out to be a different one from the intended, but it was still enjoyable. Continue reading Stavros vs. Bernhard 1:1
After twelve years, I finally returned to the holiday destination of my childhood: Greece. The first three days, I spent on a (very popular) island that I have not visited so far: Santorini. Continue reading Santorini – a must-see (by popular vote)!
In spring 2017, seven years after my previous trip, I finally returned to the United States for another holiday. This time, I crossed the whole country by train: from New York via Chicago and Utah all the way to California.
I spent the last three-and-a-half days of my stay in the United States hiking in the (Red)woods. These tree giants are very impressive to see, which is why I kept strolling through the forest almost until the last minute. Continue reading Into the (Red)woods
For the past one-and-a-half days I have been making my way up the coast in California – on a very windy road. Continue reading California Coast