Visit to St. John’s, Newfoundland

End of August / early September I visited St. John’s in Newfoundland for a week, to attend a course and a conference. Unfortunately this didn’t leave me with much time to explore the city or its surroundings, however, I nonetheless managed to take a few pictures along that trip. Carrying my dear and precious Nikon FM with me, the only images I took where captured on film. Here are some scanned images of the prints, from this beautiful coastal town on the North Atlantic Ocean.

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What an Arrival: Backwoods Brewdown in Greensboro, Vermont

Crossing Pahtajärvi
Backwoods Brewdown Campfire

In the first night in the US, after traveling for a few days from Lovozero – in the high North of Russia, to Vermont – in the Northeast of the United States, my friends, who I was visiting, asked me if I would be interested in joining them to a small beer festival in the region. They didn’t have to wait long for an answer .. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article

Visiting NYC and Hiking in Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada

Icefields Parkway
Icefields Parkway

In late August 2004 a seminar brought me to Calgary, not before stopping ove the weekend in New York city, visiting my cousin. However, after one week of cracking the brain over geology I had another week free to travel a bit further to the north in Alberta. Renting a car and leaving Calgary as soon as possible, I found my self in the beutiful environment of Alberta’s nature scenery. In the gallery you find some of the pictures I took while my hikes. Unofrtunately it was cloudy most of the time which often limited my view pretty much. However, since it was autumn and the first snow just calmly covered the wonderfully colored trees, I still had an extraordinary experience in the Canadian wilderness, where I also got to see a grizzly beer with her two cups in the wild. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article