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Niceland: (32) Stykkishólmur

Stykkishólmur is a very nice village of about 1100 inhabitats in the Snæfellsnes peninsula with a natural harbour, a big basalt formation, and many colorfull houses Stykkishólmur, Iceland. August 2011    

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Niceland: (22) Sailing

Sailing in Skjálfandi from Húsavík is the best way to watch as many whales and dolphins as possible. The “Haukur” is a very beautiful 20 tons schooner of “North Sailing” built in Reykjavík in 1973. We could see Humpback Whales … Continue reading

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Niceland: (21) Húsavík

Húsavík is a very nice and small port village in the north coast of about 2300 inhabitants. It´s the best place in Iceland to watch whales. Besides it has a excellent whale museum, a local museum and even a Phallological Museum … Continue reading

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Niceland: (17) Seyðisfjörður

Seyðisfjörður is a very nice vilage of the east fjords with a beautiful landscape, fishing boats, houses and nice people. It also has a ferry service directly to Denmark. Seyðisfjörður, Iceland. August 2011    

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Niceland: (14) Djúpivogur

Djúpivogur is a tiny fishermen village located on the east fjords of Iceland.  The views, the harbour, the houses, the sheds and the fish soup are marvellous here. Djúpivogur, East fjords, Iceland. August 2011  

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U Bein Bridge

Built in 1849 with more than one thousand teak stilts over the Taungthaman lake, the U Bein is the largest teak bridge in the world (1,2 Km). Monks use to walk along it in the evening enjoying the magical light … Continue reading

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A boat trip around the Inle Lake (&6): On the way back

Inle Lake (Burma): August 2007

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A boat trip around the Inle Lake (5): Under the rain

Inle Lake. Burma. August 2007

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A boat trip around the Inle Lake (1): Some boatmen

22 Km long, 11 Km wide. Inle Lake is inhabited by the Intha people. Villages are built on stilts inside the lake. They are also famous for the way they propel the boats with their legs. Inle lake. Burma. August … Continue reading

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Ganges boats

Esta es la vista sobre el río Ganges desde la terraza del Vishnu Guest House de Varanasi. Bonito, verdad? Sin embargo el Ganges, a pesar de ser sagrado para los hindúes, es uno de los ríos más sucios y contaminados del mundo. A su paso por … Continue reading

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