landscapes & natural heritageCategory
Brates Lake seems small today; it attracts the local population for its strand and there is still some fishing going on. When I first saw this lake, its clean-cut shoreline drew my attention and I asked myself why. Read below some findings.
From beautiful castles to crystalline lakes, Slovenia has plenty to offer its visitors. But there’s more to the country than meets the eye…
How has trees affected our relationship to the natural world throughout history?
Learn about the cultural importance of several sacred trees in Scandinavia, Britain and Greece.
We are looking through a keyhole back into the history
How many colours can a landscape have?
Personal stories about living under the shadow of an active volcano.
Maybe those were not the exact words, but the feeling of amusement is probably not so far. In 1420, when the Portuguese navigators arrived this island, in the Atlantic Ocean, they were impressed with the majestic presence of the forest. And that forest was and still is the Laurisilva of Madeira.