Climbing the Mountains of Europe Camera in Hand

With this post, I have the pleasure of introducing Bethany Lloyd, walk leader and photographer in the Alps, as a regular contributor to the Travel Stories section of the site. From now on, Beth will contribute one article every month about her adventures across the mountains of Italy, Austria, Spain, and others. Besides being an experienced walk leader and a …

Plitvice Lakes NP

Photo Essay: Plitvice Lakes

The Plitvice Lakes National Park (Nacionalni park “Plitvička jezera”) in Croatia is likely the most popular tourist attraction of the country and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It contains 16 lakes, separated from each other by natural travertine dams that form a large number of waterfalls. Given its unique beauty and its popularity, it is unsurprising that the park is very crowded, …