After the heavy rains this winter in the North of Chile an extraordinary blossoming of the Atacama Desert could be expected. A quick two-day trip to the region between Huasco and Totoral early August confirmed that the “Desierto Florido” had already started and that this would probably become the most spectacular event of the last ten […]
This picture gallery is a selection from our ten-day trip to the Aysén region of the Northern Chilean Patagonia between Christmas and New Year. Taking the overnight ferry from Puerto Montt to Chaitén allowed us to drive down the Carretera Austral until Puerto Puyuhuapy on the same day. After visiting the Queulat National Park including its Hanging Glacier and […]
These picture and panorama galleries are a selection from our three week-tour to Iceland and East Greenland in August and September last year. After we had circled Iceland by car already in 2010 we concentrated this time on some of the areas we had to skip like the highlands around Kerlingarfjöll and Landmannalaugar. Of course we rediscovered a […]
Have a look at some recent photospheres (360 degree x 180 degree panoramas) of the ESO Paranal Observatory featuring the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at day and night. In particular, don’t miss to have a look around the winter sky with the Milkyway stretching across the firmament at the beginning of the night. The heart of […]
Last weekend we did a beautiful hike to the top of Cerro El Roble, with 2222m the highest peak in the coastal mountains near Santiago de Chile. We started our hike at 1650m – just above the clouds with the first spectacular panoramic views to the West to the Pacific ocean and to Cerro La Campana sticking its […]
I have added some panorama shots from the Antarctica, Spitsbergen, Southwest USA and the Pumalín Park tours. They are shown on dedicated pages using a panorama viewer that allows panning and zooming. The 360-degree panorama of the Chaitén Volcano is a 64 Megapixel image and provides high-resolution views. Have fun!