A man jumps over to one of the rocks of the Walberla mountain, May 4, at Franconian Switzerland (Fränkische Schweiz) in Upper Franconia, Bavaria. In the age of romanticism in the 19th century, it was quite common in Germany to describe regions with rocks, mountains and valleys as ‘Switzerland’.
Here is another photo from my journey to Rwanda a couple of years ago, showing the hilly landscape near the village of Ruganza in the southern part of the country. I was reminded of Rwanda when taking pictures of a trial dealing with the 1994 genocide.
A layer of haze over the Taunus hills just north of Frankfurt is sharply separated from the sky above, Dec.3.
Hiking the Wutachschlucht canyon in the southern part of the Black Forest near the border between Germany and Switzerland on a rainy day, Oct.20.
The setting sun behind a dark cloud over the Taunus hills, west of Frankfurt, Aug.19.