The Itaipu Dam is located on the Parana River on the border between Paraguay and Brazil, and its a joint venture between those two countries. The dam is 196 meters high and 7919 meters long, and has an installed capacity of 14 GW, with a record producing year in 2016 with staggering 103 TWh (103 098 366 MWh), witch even surpasses the Chinese Three Gorges Dam in annual energy production.
Nerja is small city on the country’s southern Mediterranean coast, about 50 km east of Málaga. The city has about 20 000 inhabitants, which triple during high season. Nerja has a long history, started in modern time with the Romans, but in the nearby caves there has been found evidence of humans as far back as 25 000 BC.
The National Museum of Ceramic and Decorative Arts is Valencia’s wonderland of luxurious, fantastical and rare old objects. You feel in awe when you walk towards the building and see the walls made of different colored stone, plaster and metal.
We have been in the beautiful and cosy city of Valencia, Spain, about a year ago. It wasn’t meant to be a photo trip… But we took a lot of pictures and snapshots, which we have recently transformed into a book.
It has been quiet here at the blog/gallery the past days… That’s because we have been traveling through the fantastic parts of southern Spain. Meanwhile we sort through the new pictures, we leave you with some older shots we took from Geirangerfjorden, Unesco World Heritage site some years ago.
Sognefjellet is a mountain pass – the highest in Northern Europe – between Sognefjorden and Lom, in Norway. You can use the Tourist Route 55 and indulge in wild towering mountains of Jutunheimen Nasjonallpark and open views, where you basically go from sea level to the roof of Norway in 30 minutes driving.
We are not animal photographers, but sometimes, nature has gifted us with some fun, great opportunities to capture wildlife like this. Here you see a few shots of deer we have taken on different occasions – all of them in Hemne/Aure in Mid-Norway.