Skye or the Isle of Skye is the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The island’s peninsulas radiate from a mountainous centre dominated by the Cuillins, the rocky slopes of which provide some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the country. Although it has been suggested that the […]
I would like to go back to Sicily and spend some time in its western part: first of all see the Valley of the Temples, near Agrigento, but also other great archaeological sites like Selinunte or Segestae. Then there are the islands near Trapani, that are told to be really spectacular (thinking about Favignana). The […]
Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole. The group of islands range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° to 35° east longitude. The largest island is Spitsbergen, followed by Nordaustlandet and Edgeøya. Administratively, the […]
Bruges is a well-preserved medieval town in Belgium. The historic centre of Bruges has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Many of its medieval buildings are notable, including the Church of Our Lady, whose brick spire reaches 122.3 m, making it one of the world’s highest brick towers/buildings. The sculpture Madonna and Child, […]
The moonscaped region of Cappadocia (Central Anatolia, southeast of Ankara), is most famous for unique geological features called fairy chimneys. The region is also plenty of underground cities, and stone-carved houses.