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 Ranui’s Church of St…

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…

Bisse de Savièse Torrent-Neuf, Switzerland

The bisse of Savièse Torrent-Neuf, in the Valais in Switzerland, is a bisse old of more than 500 years. Built between 1430 and 1448, this impressive Valais bisse remained in operation until 1934. In 1935,…

Travel To Japan, Part 5 Nikko

Located at the entrance of Nikko National Park, Nikko is a little town in Japan, known for Toshogo Shrine, Futarasan Shrine, Tamozawa Imperial Villa, Kanmangafuchi Abyss with its Jizo statues, and many other great places…

Zernez National Park, Switzerland

The Zernez National Park in Switzerland, is located in the Engadine area, in the Canton of Grisons. Only Switzerland National Park, and first national park in Europe, it was founded in 1914 (August 1, the…

Travel To Japan, Part 4 Kyoto

Travel to Japan, and discover the city of Kyoto, as part 4 of my amazing trip to Japan. Located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Kyoto was formerly the Imperial capital of…

Zermatt, Matterhorn, Switzerland

The Matterhorn, near the town of Zermatt in Switzerland, is also known as the Cervin (in French), and Cervino (in Italian). It is one of the highest peaks in the Alps, with an altitude of…

Mer de Glace, Chamonix Mont Blanc, France

The Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice) is a glacier located near Chamonix, on the northern slopes of the Mont Blanc massif, in the French Alps. It is the longest glacier in France, with 7km…

Travel To Japan, Part 3 Nara

Travel to Japan, and discover the city of Nara, as part 3 of my amazing trip to Japan. Nara is located less than an hour from Kyoto and Osaka. The city remains full of historic…