where time stands still

  Continuing my stories from outworldly Iceland, here’s one of the most memorable ones — the day trip to the Laki area in the south of the island. For that, we needed something much bigger than our minivan šŸ˜‰   Once you get off the main road, you basically drive on gravel / dirt roads …

lac blanc

  I just love the four layers of this shot šŸ™‚ The bluish-green/turquoise color of Lac Blanc (named after the infamous peak, naturally) is some sight early in the morning… it just beckons you to dive in after walking for a few hours up to it. The spectacular reflections of the opposing 3,500+ meter peaks …

the mighty alps

I can’t think of a better word to describe the Alps than “mighty”.. it was an incredible two-week trip that took us around Switzerland, Italy and France, from neat little towns huddled at the foot of the mountain to snow-capped peaks way over 4,000m and anything in between. One thing is certain – it is …

chasing the sun

From sunrise… ‘…it all started with a stumble and i get old and i get humble the sky cracked a million ways making me blind…’ Black Sea Coast, Bulgaria September 19, 2010 * * * … till sundown ‘my mind is in a state but all i need to do is change my pace and …

sky high

to be honest, whenever i hear boards of canada’s dayvan cowboy, i always imagine flying around, feeling absolutely free and reveling in nature’s immense beauty all around me. i’ve been trying to find an image that captures the essence of that feeling for a while now, but it’s so hard to contain it within a …

the steps thatĀ matter

Shipka peak, overlooking Koprinka dam, Bulgaria May, 2009 ‘you know there will be days when you’re so tired that you can’t take another step the night will have no stars and you’ll think you’ve gone as far as you will ever get … i can’t really say why everybody wishes they were somewhere else but …

invictus

Lake Titicaca, Peru May, 2008 ‘It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishment the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.’