One company has exclusive rights to the source of the iconic pigment—a copper mine’s supply of iron deposits that may last just a century more…
A centuries-old copper mine that once provided two thirds of the world’s copper supply.
Source: Falu Gruva (Falun Mine)
Falun: The Swedish town you’ve never heard of that changed the history of the world; Kash; Budget Traveller
Falun is the town that changed Sweden’s history-from the UNESCO World Heritage listed Falu Gruva to the enchanting Carl Larsson garden in nearby Sundborn, this small area of Sweden has had a huge impact and is definitely a place worth visiting.
From a mixed-gender swimming pool to strikes and demonstrations – Sweden was a country transforming into a more modern society in the beginning of the 20th century. Here are ten pictures that show what that looked like.
A photo essay reflecting on my 2017 travels to over a dozen countries on four continents.
2017 was an odd year for me. It was the least amount I have traveled since I started traveling full time in 2007. I “only” stepped foot in 14 countries this year. I did make the most of it as I visited 27 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites this year (plus 1 that was added this year which I previously visited). I also managed to visit over a dozen National Park Service sites in the US on various domestic trips I took.
Photography wise, I launched the Travel Photography Academy, which is my online travel photography training course. I won 11 awards in annual North American Travel Journalists competition and took home a bronze prize in Single Subject Portfolio category of annual Society of American Travel Writers photography competition.