Mountains of Death – attendance #2 – plus Bernese Oberland

Trümmelbach FallsAgain I had a strong feeling emerging, that I would need some more heavy earache through live music. Since I loved the Mountains of Death Festival so much the year before, I decided that I should go to Muotathal again. This time I joined some people for the train ride from Vienna. Then at the Mountains of Death festival I met a guy who I often have seen at concerts in Vienna. He was traveling on interrail and since I was on vacation anyway, I joined him for a few days after the festival.

It turned out to be a great decision: by train we went to Interlaken, where we build up our tents for a few more nights, making some exciting day trips. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article

By Train From Vienna to Murmansk

Kirovsk
Kirovsk, City Center

The winter 2006-2007 in Vienna was no winter at all: hardly ever that the temperature went below 0 °C, hardly any snow. That of course is reason enough to plan a trip further north, to catch up with some winter impressions.

Looking on an European train map Murmansk popped immediately into my eyes. After a short talk with my friend who joined me for that trip it was pretty soon clear where we will spend our vacation: Mostly in the train, but not without seeing several interesting places such as St. Petersburg, Murmansk, Kirovsk, Belomorsk and Warszawa. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article