POTD: Argentina: Monte Fitz Roy

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I absolutely love to go hiking. There's nothing like being alone in the wilderness with nothing but your thoughts and beautiful scenery! In 2011/2012 I had the great pleasure of hiking through on the of the most beautiful sections of Patagonia, Monte Fitz Roy National Park. The peak of Monte Fitz Roy can be seen here commanding all of your attention. Such beauty!

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POTD: Romania: Stairway to Heaven, Sucevița Monastery

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I visited Romania back in May 2004 with my very first digital camera, well before I started developing my photography hobby. Because of that there are very few photos from this trip, but this is one that does exist. It is of the "Stairway to Heaven", a fresco depicting the Stairway of Virtue. While sinners fall to eternal damnation (to the left), Paradise is still there (top right). The fresco was painted on the exterior of the Sucevița Monastery sometime in the early 1600s. It wasn't until 2010 that the monastery became inscribed by UNESCO as one of the painted…

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