Dolomites, Italy, Val Di Funes

Dolomites, Italy, Val Di Funes
Continuing to explore the Dolomites in Italy, my road trip brought me to the Val Di Funes, where a small baroque church stands. Visible on many pictures of the Dolomites, the Ranuiā€™s Church of St Johann was built in 1744 (Chiesetta di San Giovanni in Ranui). It was really impressive to discover it with my own eyes, after seeing it through photographs on the web. Nearby is the church of Santa Maddalena (or St Magdalena) which saw its first building …

Lago Di Braies, Italy

Lago Di Braies, Italy
Lago di Braies in Italian, or Pragser Wildsee in German is a small alpine lake in the north-east of Italy. Known as the pearl of the lakes of the Dolomites, it is at 1,495 meters above sea level, at the feet of the Croda del Becco mountain (The Seekofel). It is possible to rent a boat to sail the turquoise waters of the lake. Hiking trails start from Lago Di Braies and allow you to explore the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Natural Park …

Las Vegas – Yosemite Park – Road Trip USA part 3

Las Vegas – Yosemite Park – Road Trip USA part 3
Hi photographers and road trip lovers, This is part 3 of my road trip in the USA in 2011. Continuing the road trip adventure from Las Vegas to Yosemite Park, before to go back to San Francisco. Leaving Springdale and Zion National Park, we took a ride to Las Vegas, Nevada, to spend a night there. I must say that I didn’t take that much photos in Las Vegas, as I spent nice time with my sister and friends, and …

Antelope Canyon – Zion Park – Road Trip USA part 2

Antelope Canyon – Zion Park – Road Trip USA part 2
Hi photographers and road trip lovers, This is part 2 of my road trip in the USA in 2011. Continuing the trip from Antelope Canyon, to Zion Park in Utah, and visiting Horseshoe Bend and the Lake Powell on the way. Coming from the Grand Canyon that we explored during the day, we were able to enjoy the sunset over Horseshoe Bend (also known as Big Bend), before to get some rest in the city of Page. It is a …

San Francisco – West Coast – Grand Canyon – Road Trip USA part 1

San Francisco – West Coast – Grand Canyon – Road Trip USA part 1
Hi photographers and road trip lovers, This is part 1 of my road trip in the USA in 2011. Starting from San Francisco, driving along the West Coast in California, and heading Grand Canyon in Arizona. I couldn’t spend that much time in San Francisco unfortunately, but it was still nice to have a glimpse of the city in one day, joining my sister and friends. An early short walk on San Francisco docks with a view on Alcatraz jail, …