Europe - Views of the old world

Assorted images from Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Greenland, France, Italy, Turkey, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Finland and other weird places.

  • Row your boat

    The river La Riera divides the city into Upper town and Lower town.

    Palma, Spain

  • Unyielding

    This bridge crosses the Rhine river. It is the most heavily used railway bridge in Germany, since it connects Hauptbahnhof and Messe/Deutz stations.

    Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne

  • Thy fearful symmetry

    The old warehouses are divided by canals.

    HafenCity, Hamburg

  • Frozen world


  • Top of the world

    A beautiful early morning in the snowy mountains.

    Snowboarding in Hemsedal, Norway

  • Ice ice baby

    Opera House in Oslo, Norway

  • Tidal homes

    Since estate is very expensive, many chose the houseboat alternative for a life in the canals.


  • Reach for the sky

    This is the largest church in Germany. Construction began in 1248 to store the remains of the three wise men (Melchior, Balthazar and Gaspar), brought from Milan by the Roman Emperor Barbarossa in 1164.

    Kölner Dom

  • Where ocean pulls me close

    The northernmost part of Denmark is named Grenen, a small slice of mud where two oceans meet: Skagerrak and Kattegatt.

    Skagen, Denmark

  • Across the Rhine

    Mittlere Brücke from 1226 is one of the oldest Rhine crossings.


  • Bay of the maiden

    According to legend, the stretch of sand across the bay was named after a girl who filled her skirt with sand and tried to make a bridge for herself across the water to escape the pirates raiding her village.

    Kizkumu, Turkey

  • Dinner with a view

    Narvik is located below the mountain Rombakkstötta (1300 meters high) and this restaurant is located at 653 meters.

    Fjällheisrestaurangen in Narvik, Norway

  • City on the edge of forever

    The most remote birthday celebration I've ever attended.

    The village of Svolvaer in Lofoten, Norway

  • Above the senate

    The cathedral at Senate square in Helsinki, Finland

  • Bay of prey

    The harbor of Narvik is free of ice all year due to the Gulf Stream. Also being an export harbor for Swedish iron, it became a target of strategic importance during World War II.

    Narvik, Norway

  • The pine hills are alive

    This is the city of Marmaris, located at the meeting place of the Mediterranean and Aegean sea. It has one of the world's largest natural harbors and is preferably entered by boat.

    Marmaris, Turkey

  • Man with a hat

    One of many statues in Helsinki.


  • The white tower

    Kastrup airport

  • Palm avenue

    Avenue de Gabriel Roca in Palma, Spain

  • Call David Bowman

    The Monolith Plateau features 36 figure groups, surrounding The Monolith itself which took 14 years to accomplish and was unveiled in 1944, featuring 121 human figures.

    Vigeland installation within Frogner Park in Oslo, Norway

  • Wish you were here

    A beautiful spring day along the water.

    Overgaden Neden Vandet, Copenhagen

  • Keeping an eye out

    Randers, Denmark

  • Rising above the mud

    Kronborg is a castle situated on a small island just off the coast of Denmark. It was the model for Elsinore in Hamlet, and according to legend it is the final resting place of Danish king Holger Danske, who fought side by side with Charlemagne against the Saracens.

    Helsingör, Denmark

  • The two towers

    Christiansborg to the right might be impressive, but the Dragon Spire on the left completely steals the show. It consists of the tails of four dragons twined together, reaching a height of 56 meter.


  • At the edge of Black Forest

    Freiburg is located on the western edge of the southern Schwarzwald, neighbouring the Schlossberg.

    Freiburg, Germany

  • Shades of green

    The trees outside Esca are a colorful contrast to the old bricks of St Pauls Church.

    Strasbourg, France

  • Into the air

    The Schauinsland is a mountain in the Schwarzwald area, 1284 meters above sea level.

    Getting a lift in Schauinsland