Impressions of Malta

Sun and warm weather November. The island of Malta is a favourite destination for those seeking sun, fun and sea adventure. It is particulalry attractive in late autumn/early winter when the tourist numbers are down and one can enjoy what the island has to offer in...
A Pilgrimage to Mariazell

A Pilgrimage to Mariazell

Located in the picturesque valley of Salza amid the north Styrian Alps, the city of Mariazell is rather small with a population of just over 3000 inhabitants. Yet, its reputation is larger than life. More than a million people visit the city each year. While some do...
Rushing through Rome

Rushing through Rome

Its’ never a good idea to rush through a city, particularly one with a lot of history and too many sights to offer. But that’s what we did last September during a quick layover in Rome on our way to Assisi. Nevertheless we still managed to...
Doors of Morocco

Doors of Morocco

It happened quite by chance really. I did not fully intend to photograph doors while in Morocco. In fact, I had a totally different expectation of how our three-day ports of call to Tangier, Casablanca and Rabat would turn out to be. I was expecting to photograph more...
The Ancient Temples of Angkor

The Ancient Temples of Angkor

It’s been exactly a year ago this month when we visited Siem Reap and the ancient temples of Angkowr Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Phrom, Preah Khan, Bayon, Bantay Srei and others. There are more than 1000 temples around Siem Reap and it would probably require months to...