Foggy morning in the Lüneburg Heath
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On one of the first foggy mornings, I had gotten up early in the morning, loaded the bike onto the carrier on the car and set off for the Lüneburg Heath before sunrise. The core of the nature park can … read more or write a comment …

At the Wilseder Berg
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The northern slope of the Wilseder Berg in the Lüneburg Heath Nature Park is full of juniper bushes and heathland. Most people will know the view from Wilseder Berg, but I liked it much better the other way around. Across … read more or write a comment …

Behind the beech trees
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On the east side of the Totengrund there is a group of trees with large beeches and it was beautiful to walk under them in full sunshine. The light under them was characterized by the green of the canopy of … read more or write a comment …

Lüneburg Heath Nature Park – Totengrund
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The Totengrund in the Lüneburg Heath Nature Park, located a little south of the heath village Wilsede is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes of the Lüneburg Heath. It is surrounded on three sides by walls about 30–40 meters … read more or write a comment …

Fagradalsfjall volcano on Iceland II
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At the beginning of my Iceland vacation, the Fagradalsfjall volcano had been active for more than 5 months and after I had experienced it active on Aug. 31, 2021, it had initially gone dormant for the two weeks I was … read more or write a comment …

Háifoss & Granni
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Háifoss is one of the great Icelandic waterfalls and plunges with its neighbor the Granni over 100 meters into the depth. Here in the backlight, you can see only the spray of the Granni, which keeps moving into the valley … read more or write a comment …

Black Desert
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Black highlands are abundant in Iceland, but here the peculiarity was that it was a riverless highland valley where only a few small plants can survive. Mostly only the black ash layer and some old volcanic vents were visible. Great … read more or write a comment …

Crossing Track
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Beautiful how the outflow from the lake winds through the barren landscape. The sun came somewhere a little through the cloud cover and let the water of the river glisten. In the background just black hill ranges and above them … read more or write a comment …

Grasses
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It is always amazing how individual plants can survive in the black deserts of the Icelandic highlands. There are no trees here, the more moss and isolated small tufts of grass, as here in a slope.

Salt liquorice and cotton candy?
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This day was supposed to be completely in the rain, but exciting motifs were still there. So this ridge, whose summit region was covered in moss and had jet-black scree slopes. Small pebbles were everywhere on the slope, so it … read more or write a comment …

Landmannalaugar — Barmur and Suðurnámur
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I have always dreamed of Landmannalaugar. I really wanted to see the red/yellow rhyolite mountains of this landscape shining in the sunlight and was rather cautiously excited when we set off there on our fourth day in the highlands. After … read more or write a comment …

Axlarfoss in backlight
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Actually, I find waterfalls from the »normal perspective« not so interesting. But when I stood here at the edge of the gorge of Axlarfoss and aligned my camera on the waterfall and its outflow, suddenly the sun came out of … read more or write a comment …

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