The Montsant mountain range is located deep in the hinterland of Tarragona. The path to the highest peak, the 1,163 metre high Roca Corbatera, leads through steep and narrow gorges, along rock walls and past a deep cave.
The Montserrat mountain range does not just house the famous Monastery, but also offers beautiful walking routes of with great views of the surrounding area.
Many cities in Catalonia celebrate a Festa Major in August. These festicaly get quite crazy! In Manresa we got pretty wet during the “Correaigua”…
In Taubergießen, one of the largest nature reserves along the Rhine, you can book boat tours. So for a change we get to see some nature without any effort… 😉
In the 1970s and 1980s Albania had an extensive rail network with connections between all major cities. Now entire lines are turning into Lost Places.
The south is the most beautiful part of Albania. Between Vlorë, Berat and Sarandë there’s the sea, mountains, villages, national parks and beaches.
The power plant in Fier was the largest combined heat and power plant in all of Albania. Operations ceased more then ten years ago, and now it is rotting away.
Albania’s dictator Hoxha ordered the construction of 750,000 bunkers to protect the country. About 170,000 were built. Most are still in place and rotting away.
In the town of Krujë everything is about Albanian national hero Skanderbeg. Not just the museum, but even the mountains are named after him 🙂