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lower, Zugspitze

Austria (here Bundesland “Tirol” also possesses a part of the Zugspitze summit plateau but only a lower and smaller part. The austrian buildings such as the summit station of their gondola cableway are more like hanging on the side of the mountain. Crossing the border is easy, Sheila did not have to show her passport.    Picture on […]

Laos Wat Xieng Thong

The Royal temple Wat Xieng Thong (royal timple until 1975) is one of the major tourist sites in Laos. The temple of the golden city is situated in the town Luang Phrabang along the Mekong river.    

Brocken, Hartz

As no Duck here has been documented to have been travelling with a authentic steam train Sheila took the opportunity to take such a train up on top of Germany’s most iconic mountain, the “Brocken” in the low mountain landscape “Hartz”.  The trainstation on the “Brocken” is situated at an height of 1125 m and […]

Austria 2013

The Plansee is situated close to the German Border and there is a nice road connection from Germany/”Ammertal” to Austria. The pass over (“Ammersattel” 1118 m) through a wild mountain valley is very popular amongst bickers and runs by castel “Schloß Linderhof” on the German side. The start of the river “Ammer” is often said to be […]

Seborga-Italy border

The Principality of Seborga is a self-proclaimed micronation located in the northwestern Italian Province of Imperia in Liguria, near the French border, and in sight of Monaco. The principality is in coexistence with, and claims the territory of, the town of Seborga, which is an Italian municipality.

Israeli-Syrian border

Majdal Shams, Golan Heights

Majdal Shams (Arabic: مجدل شمس.‎; Hebrew: מַגְ’דַל שַׁמְס‎‎) is a Druze village in the northern part of the Golan Heights, in the southern foothills of Mt. Hermon. Since the June 1967 Six-Day War, the village has been controlled by Israel, first under martial law, but since 1981 under Israeli civil law, and incorporated into the […]

Israeli-Lebanese border

The Israel-Lebanese border is defined by the Blue Line. The Blue Line is a border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel published by the United Nations on 7 June 2000 for the purposes of determining whether Israel had fully withdrawn from Lebanon. At the same time, an extension, expressly not to be called the Blue Line […]

Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

Taken at Checkpoint Charlie in  Berlin, Germany, Nov 2006.


Duck at the Berlin wall, in front of the Mauer Museum, 2006

Storskog: Norwegian-Russian border

Border between Asia and Europe

Andrik at the Asian-European border, just outside Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk oblast) in Russia.

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