• Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Schilthorn – Piz Gloria

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 82,400 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Schilthorn – Piz Gloria was last modified: July 25th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Lauterbrunnen Valley & Trümmelbachfälle

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 82,400 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Lauterbrunnen Valley & Trümmelbachfälle was last modified: July 20th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol 5-lake Hiking Trail

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 32,850 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol 5-lake Hiking Trail was last modified: July 14th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – from Naraus to Alp Nagens via Segneshütte

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 32,850 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – from Naraus to Alp Nagens via Segneshütte was last modified: October 11th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Oeschinensee

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 82,400 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Oeschinensee was last modified: July 6th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol Panorama Höhenweg

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 32,850 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol Panorama Höhenweg was last modified: June 30th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Expedition Tschinglen

    As the UNESCO comments: The Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in the north-eastern part of the country covers a mountainous area of 32,850 ha which features seven peaks that rise above 3,000 m. The area displays an exceptional example of mountain building through continental collision and features excellent geological sections through tectonic thrust, i.e. the process […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Expedition Tschinglen was last modified: June 21st, 2020 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • Stari Grad Plain (2/2) – the plain of Stari Grad

    In my previous post about Stari Grad, I focused on the attractions and cultural heritage sites in the town, and in this post I’ll introduce in detail my cycling tour through the plain. The first chapter will be about the property’s universal value, or in other words, the reason why it is inscribed on the […]

    Stari Grad Plain (2/2) – the plain of Stari Grad was last modified: June 3rd, 2020 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • Stari Grad Plain (1/2) – the town of Stari Grad

    As the UNESCO comments: Stari Grad Plain on the Adriatic island of Hvar is a cultural landscape that has remained practically intact since it was first colonized by Ionian Greeks from Paros in the 4th century BC. The original agricultural activity of this fertile plain, mainly centring on grapes and olives, has been maintained since […]

    Stari Grad Plain (1/2) – the town of Stari Grad was last modified: May 30th, 2020 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards – the Church of St. Barbara

    As the UNESCO comments: This serial property combines 28 sites, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Serbia, western Montenegro and central and southern Croatia, representing these cemeteries and regionally distinctive medieval tombstones, or stećci. The cemeteries, which date from the 12th to 16th centuries CE, are laid out in rows, as was the common custom […]

    Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards – the Church of St. Barbara was last modified: May 6th, 2020 by Dong