Transylvanian Alps from above

Back in time...  april 2008 - flying over the highest mountains of Romania, Fagarasului Mountains, also called The Alps of Transylvania and their southern neighbour, Iezer - Papusa Massif. A plethora of peaks of 2000 meters covered with large masses of snow.          

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Bernese Alps. At the heart of alpine glaciers

A romanian journey at the heart of alpine glaciers Written by Sebastian Sava // Photos by Sebastian Sava, Catalin Crauciuc and Lili Crauciuc   As a mountaineer and geographer I was constantly fascinated by glaciers and countless times I dreamed of exploring the realm of ice. Well, that dream came true in high detail in the … Continue reading Bernese Alps. At the heart of alpine glaciers

Monte Rosa ( Castor & Pollux )

In the summer of 2012 I had the privilege to spend one week in the heart of the alpine kingdom of Monte Rosa, a mountain chain of the Pennine Alps, extending across the border between Switzerland and Italy. Here is the highest concentration of  peaks over 4000 meters, a real mecca for climbers. We were a team of … Continue reading Monte Rosa ( Castor & Pollux )

Rodnei National Park: Pietrosu Rodnei

The paradisiac ridge Written by Sebastian Sava // Photos by Igor Sirodoev, Catalin Crauciuc and Sebastian Sava   There is heaven on earth even if fragmented one. At least to my mind it does exist. Personally, I see the reflection of heaven in natural protected areas, unspoiled by human activity. In every national park a small … Continue reading Rodnei National Park: Pietrosu Rodnei