august 2016 june 2016 the hong kong island waterfront at night, shot from the avenue of stars at tsim sha tsui, kawloon side (november 2010) the canary island of teneriffa, seen from pico de la nieve, la palma (october 2014) january 2009 january 2009 clouds loom above a mountain scenery in the swiss national park in the canton of graubuenden. founded on august 1st, 1914 by a few enthusiasts it was the first national park in the alps of its kind. (may 2012) august 2015 the sun is setting near montaione, tuscany region, italy (may 2009) a macro shot of a ripe date  (december 2008) an hdr-shot of the famous \ volterra is a town in the tuscany region of italy (may 2009) may 2009 july 2013 october 2014 july 2013 beautiful autumn colors in this picture of a ticino forest, near the onsernone valley (october 2010) lake luetzel, or \ january 2016 june 2016 a rare sight in switzerland, unless you happen to live (and hike regularly) in the ticino region. amanita muscaria, commonly known as the fly agaric or fly amanita, is a poisonous and psychoactive basidiomycete fungus (september 2008) december 2016 san gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of siena, tuscany, north-central italy. it is mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometers outside the town (may 2009) august 2016 may 2010 a macro shot of a water drop, early morning in a forest near zug, switzerland (july 2010) situated on lantau island, the tian tan buddha statue is one of the major tourist attractions of the region. the 34 meter statue is located near the po lin monastery and symbolises the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and religion. it is a major centre of buddhism in hong kong (november 2010) april 2009 an old sign at the the retired airport of berlin tempelhof (may 2015) view towards the valais alps, upon close inspection, the matterhorn peak is just visible  (october 2010) may 2010 a very misty morning in the bog near lermoos and ehrwald in the zugspitze area, austria  (september 2008) july 2016 september 2008 june 2011 may 2011 july 2016 july 2016 sailboats in the baltic sea (august 2015)