Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge – The walk down the ravine starts with this view: One day walk in Samaria Gorge – on the Island of Crete, in mid-summer in the middle of the day? Doesn’t it sound burning hot? Happily, it was not! There was a slow and refreshing air-movement down here in the valley, cooling it all […]

Daytrip to Charyn Canyon

from Almaty to Charyn Canyon, Kazakhstan’s Grand Canyon. The Charyn Canyon is a fascinating alien landscape, and without a doubt on the; “One-of-hundred” must-see destinations in the world. Charyn Canyon is composed of sedimentary iron-rich rocks. Smaller than its brother “Grand Canyon” in America, but equally impressive. Charyn Canyon is Kazakhstan’s most popular tourist attraction (not […]