Triple A – For Attersee, Austria and my summer at the Lake
Nestled like a jewel, framed by hills and mountains lies the crystal clear lake Attersee. The multifarious colours are just unbelievable and lake Attersee, which is situated in the upper Austrian region of Salzkammergut, is the biggest lake in Austria which is entirely in Austria. Distinctive mountains like the Schafberg (1783 m), southwest of the lake, or Höllengebirge (1862 m), southeast […] Der Beitrag Triple A – For Attersee, Austria and my summer at the Lake erschien zuerst auf Itchy Feet.
Oman – Part II, Wahiba Sands & Al Hajar Mountains
Fascinating, moving and an oriental mixture of ‘Thousand and One Nights’ (by Alfred E. Green) with modern times… were our first impressions and experiences in Muscat, the Sultanate of Oman. As usual and like most of the time by arriving at a country I haven’t been before I got overwhelmed by the wave of new impressions. In situations […] Der Beitrag Oman – Part II, Wahiba Sands & Al Hajar Mountains erschien zuerst auf Itchy Feet.
Oman – Part I, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque & Off-road Tour Sugar Dunes
After 80 days around the world… I landed in Muscat, the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman. For this last phase of my three month long trip I am not prepared at all, but I do not have to be, Christiane took over and checked all the necessities. Christiane visited Oman in December 2016 for her […] Der Beitrag Oman – Part I, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque & Off-road Tour Sugar Dunes erschien zuerst auf Itchy Feet.
Frankincense, Opium War and Hong Kong Today
After four exciting, stirring but cold weeks in South Korea and Japan I was happy to feel some warmth of the sun on my skin. It was late afternoon when I arrived in Hong Kong and right away I strolled down towards the bay. But where am I? The same questions asked the British East Indian […] Der Beitrag Frankincense, Opium War and Hong Kong Today erschien zuerst auf Itchy Feet.
Shanghai, how small can big be ?
For some travellers a city like Shanghai with its population close to 25 000 000 might appear tremendous, intimidating or even overwhelming. Others appreciate the anonymity in such a metropolis, enjoying its variety and feel a vast extend instead of tightness. The spectrum why, whom and what each individual enjoys or attracts to this huge […] Der Beitrag Shanghai, how small can big be ? erschien zuerst auf Itchy Feet.
Multifarious Langkawi – Malaysia, Part III
Langkawi is a group of islands on the northwest coast of Malaysia. The archipelago consists of the main island Langkawi and around 100 more small islands, all part of the Andaman Sea , where the Strait of Malacca connects with South China Sea. Just a few kilometres apart and to the north you can find the island of Ko Tarutao which is already part […] Der Beitrag Multifarious Langkawi – Malaysia, Part III erschien zuerst auf Itchy Feet.