To take nothing but photographs, and leave nothing but footprints.
Where in the World is Alice
I'm currently in Kathmandu and just had a once-in-a-lifetime experience on board Buddha Air flying over the highest mountain in the world: Mount Everest or Sagarmatha or Holy Mountain. Five days ago I tried to take a flight over Mt Everest, but all flights to the mountains got cancelled. I tried again today and my persistent paid off. It was a freaking amazing experience. The best birthday gift to myself.
Hiking the Live Volcano of Nea Kameni Santorini, with its iconic sunsets and stunning landscapes, is a destination that beckons travelers from around the world. Having previously explored the touristy villages of Oia and Fira, I returned to Santorini with a new purpose – to venture into the heart of the earth itself. My journey led me to Nea Kameni, a live volcano that stands as a testament to the island's fiery origins. In this article, I recount my extraordinary experience of hiking this living force of nature, transcending the boundaries of mere tourism and embracing the raw power of the Earth. A Return with Purpose: My return to Santorini was marked by a desire to delve deeper into the island's geological heritage. The Nea Kameni volcano, a part of the National Geographical Park, offered the opportunity to experience the island from a different perspective. This was not the Santorini of postcards; this was an exploration of its primal roots, a confrontation with the very
Mykonos, an island steeped in charm and renowned for its vibrant energy, offers photographers a visual feast that spans from the bustling seaport to the tranquil farmsteads. Sadly, I did not bring my big camera during my visit as my purpose in going to Greece was to hike a volcano. I embarked on a photographic journey through the picturesque island using my iPhone. I was fortunate enough to capture some of the most photogenic and breathtaking scenery. Exploring Kalafati Beach One of the highlights of my trip was the stunning Kalafati beach, framed by the majestic Breast of Aphrodite mountains. The contrast of the sandy shoreline against the rugged mountain backdrop was a photographer's dream come true. From Seaport to Farmstead: A Tranquil Contrast: My adventure continued as I explored one of the charming villages on the island. It was a glimpse into the everyday lives of the residents, and I couldn't resist capturing the authenticity of the village. Beyond the glamorous facad
Exploring the Enchanting Land of the Trolls Nestled amidst the rugged terrain of Norway, Trollstigen stands as a testament to the raw beauty of nature. Known as the "land of the trolls," this enchanting destination promises an unforgettable adventure for those seeking to immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring landscapes and mythical tales that surround the area. My recent trip to Trollstigen was a remarkable experience that brought me face to face with the dramatic scenery, hair-raising drives, and captivating waterfalls that define this remarkable region. While climbing the mountains might have been off-limits, the drive to the top of Trollstigen mountain was a thrilling and heart-pounding experience. I had to trust our driver who was a pro at negotiating the narrow winding road with its seemingly endless hairpin turns. The road seemed to dance along mountainside, offering stunning panoramic views that alternated between awe-inspiring and nerve-wracking. The sheer cliffs on