the welsh 3000s

  In preparation for Mont Blanc, a couple of friends and I decided to take on the Welsh 3000s challenge. In essence, that means climbing all 15 mountains in Wales over 3,000ft in under 24 hours, without using any transportation means. Luckily, all fifteen fall within 3 mountain ranges (so we had to do 3 …

don’t go to iran

  “… you might just fall in love”. That’s how I thought I’d start this post (inspired by this video) after buying the tickets for my 10 day trip and reading up on this otherwise atypical tourist destination. That’s what my research showed me — that it was a country that took you by surprise, …

all is well in the rhodope

  The Rhodope mountains have always had a certain magnetic appeal to me. Unlike other mountains in Bulgaria that are known for their high peaks, rocky climbs or great winter sports opportunities (so much that we’ve even had people very likely set fires on purpose to clear out forests for future ski runs…), the Rhodope …

my toes in the sands of maine

  I was in Maine for my friends Nicole and Nevin’s wedding back in June, for which they had rented a beautiful house on the beach. I’d never been this far up north in the US and I was pleasantly surprised of just how beautiful and green (and colder than expected) it was. This view …

crazy adrenaline sunday

  My buddy Chris and I luckily both ended up being in Bulgaria around the same time (doesn’t happen that often nowadays) which always warrants some craziness. So naturally we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather last weekend and do an insane adrenaline Sunday — skydiving and bungee jumping in one day 😀 …

sonnentanz

Over the past couple of months I haven’t been that lucky when it comes to finding the time to travel around Bulgaria. But a recent trip to the city of Ruse for a friends’ wedding turned out to be just the thing I needed to get at least some of my photo groove back — …