Pink Northern Lights


I  know nothing with any certainty but the sight of the stars makes me dream. (VincentVan Gogh)   Due to an high Kp index last night we were able to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights, even though very subtle. The pink colouration in the left part of the image is due to this …

El Tatio Geysers – Panorama


The geysers of El Tatio lie high up in Northern Chile at 4,320 meters above sea level. Most if not all tour groups drive up there early morning to witness the sunrise in the steam. We chose to have a nice breakfast first and arrived there well after the crowds and had this amazing landscape …

D-5!  Adventure road trip


In a couple of days we will be off again. No diving this time. Different continent as well. Getting close to flamingos, guanacos, vicūnias. Getting above 4000m. Staring at deep blue clear skies in the driest desert on earth. Gazing at snow covered volcanos. Did you guess?

The Belvedere


“The Poetry of Earth is never dead.”- John Keats (On the Grasshopper an the Cricket) The title says it all : Belvedere. From Latin bellus meaning “beautiful“ and  vedere  “to see“ . These images are taken at the newly built belvedere at the Burfelt Forest Discovery Centre in the Upper Sure National Park. All images …

Snow cristals


Nature is an Artist. It’s sunny out here but the temperature hovers at -9°C. Here are some details on the snow in my garden. All images are taken with RRM technique (reverse ring macro). Can you feel the crisp ? All images ©2017 Mona Dienhart