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Kryptonice

We had planned to visit Iceland in June, but due to a few circumstances beyond our control we were forced to postpone our trip to September. In the end this turned out to be a good choice: less tourists and the prospect of viewing the northern lights…

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Torres del Paine: W-Trek

For many hikers the W-Trek is a first introduction to multi-day trekking in Patagonia. Parque Nacional Torres del Paine offers everything you'd expect from Patagonia - the rugged mountains, the turqoise lakes, the endless glaciers and of course the unpredictable weather. Get dressed and ready for a first class adventure between granite spires, icebergs and…

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Rise Above

When we boarded our plane to Colombia we were considerably more excited than usual (for obvious reasons) but despite it’s questionable reputation as a tourist destination, Colombia proved that it has a lot more to offer than cocain and gun-toting guerrillas…

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Fitz Roy at sunset in winter

Gentle Call

Leaving bed early to go on a pre-dawn walk with unknown outcome often turns into a mental challenge for me. The uncertainty that comes with landscape photography made me change my mind many times before. I have skipped alarms, turned…

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Cerro Hermoso at sunset.

Beauty Ahead

The last news about Patagonia that made it into austrian newspapers was when a tourist accidentially set Torres del Paine National Park on fire in December 2011. A few days ago, on May 16th I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read a headline…

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