The Fjords

Dalsnibba and the Geiranger

Norway, visited august 1994.

The Fjords of Norway are an attraction to many, the combination of the clear (cold) waters and mountains , like in Yotunheimen, is just fantastic.
Of course a boat trip is recommended.
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Mt. Kailash

Sacred mountain Kailash

Sacred mountain Kailash

Tibet, China, 6714m – visited june 2001.

The awe inspiring mountain, never been climbed by anyone , sacred mountain to four religions and the source of four of the largest rivers in China and India. 

Read the whole story here.

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Emei-shan

Mt. Emei

Mt. Emei

China, 3077 m – visited september 1999.

Wonder how you can reach the golden summit of this Holy mountain ?

Read further here

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Mount Fuji

Japan, 3776 m – visited july 1998.

To read the full story of the climb to the top of Mount Fuji, please read Climbing Mt. Fuji

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Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai

Egypt, 2285 m – visited october 2004.

The biblical holy mountain, easily climbed using the camel track , at night, to reach the freezing temperatures on top and admire the stunning sunrize. (Do not visit the toilet on the top – don’t)

At the bottom , on the way back , visit the Catherine monastery.

If you want more pain, take the steps all the way up (not recommended)

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Mount Olivia and Mount Five Sisters

Olivia and the five sisters
Olivia and the five sisters

Ushuaia, Argentina – visited october 2005.

The backdrop of Ushuaia is full of interesting peaks.  On the picture Mount Olivia on the left and Mount five Sisters on the right, the mountain with the five peaks.
Stunning views from a boat trip on the Beagle canal, great sea wildlife .
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Martial Glacier

Martial Glacier

Martial Glacier

Ushuaia, Argentina – visited october 2005.

The backdrop of the entire city of Ushuaia is truly dramatic.  One of the peaks is Cerro Martial, and it has a glacier which is easily reached by going up the mountain along the sides of the cable cars used for skiing in winter.

Reachable from the centre of town by a couple of minutes taxi drive …

Fantastic views over Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel.

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Torres del Paine

Torres del paine

Torres del paine

Patagonia, Chile – visited october 2005.

One of the most iconic series of peaks of South-America, maybe of the world…

The Torres can only be seen from specific locations inside the N.P.

The hike to the base of the Torres is strenuous but rewarding.

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Paine Grande

Paine Grande

Paine Grande

Patagonia, Chile, 3050m – visited October 2005

Also seen from the boat trip on Lake Pehoe, the Cerro Paine Grande. the highest peak in the Torres del Paine N.P.

Hidden behind this massive mounain are the famous Torres del Paine.

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Los Cuernos

Los Cuernos

Los Cuernos

Patagonia, Argentina , 2600 m- visited october 2005.

Los Cuernos (The Horns) is one of the many iconic mountain tops of Patagonia. 

Great views are to be seen when making a boat trip on lake Pehoe.

Also wonderfull views from the campsite near the Horns, especially in the evening when the sun sets…

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