The Viking Voyage

Numb feet and glorious vistas at sunrise. Dramatic mountain slopes rising from cold salt water. Remote waves shared with friendly sea- and land-dwelling mammals. The golden light of the autumn sun igniting a mind-blowing explosion of colors.  

Portugal

Where the fragrance of gumtrees and pines blends into the salty chill of the Atlantic ocean, where food and wine are just as diverse and vibrant as the regions they represent.  

Yvon Chouinard Hits The Mark 17 Times

The untiring outdoor enthusiast Yvon Chouinard hits the mark 17 times in this inspiring quote collection: 1. “Taking a trip for six months, you get in the rhythm of it. It feels like you can go on forever doing that. Climbing Everest is the ultimate and the opposite of that. Because you get these high-powered…

Colombia

Beautiful people, scenic views, delicious food and the urban buzz of the big city: Missing the ocean, but inland Colombia is just too good to run away and rejoin the surf circus.

Sparksart

Using exclusively graphite pencils and paper, Australian illustrator Susan Sparks creates mandala-like pictures that are simply mind-blowing – both technically and aesthetically.        

Michael Grab’s Gravity Glue

Unbelievable: So great or extreme as to be difficult to believe. That’s the the most appropriate description for what Michael Grab does with rocks, namely piling them up in the most unreal, gravity-defying manner possible. All pictures © Michael Grab.

Ellen Jewett Sculptures

The wonderfully wondrous creatures of Canadian artist Ellen Jewett originate from a dimensional cross-section of Realism, surrealism, Fantasy, Steampunk. All pictures © Ellen Jewett.

Late Summer Day In The Black Forest

A late summer day in the Black Forest, South Germany. Surrounded by the peaceful beauty of the landscape it’s amazing to see that the shapes and colours of mushrooms are just as surreal as corals, and that a walk through the woods can be just as amazing as a dive in the ocean.

New Zealand

And after the next turn of the road… it got even better. Random photos from my recent trip to the south island of New Zealand, one of the most mind-blowing places I have seen.