Europe

Hiking Crveni Kuk – Exploring the Bosnia countryside

Crveni Kuk, a hike in Bosnia

The initial part of the hike involved tramping through a meadow, then climbing up through a mossy forest. Although we did this hike in late March, conditions were still pretty wintry, with snow lying in uneven patches on the ground. Small, interlocking streams wove like ribbons down the mountainside.

Ancient Romans Exploding Mountains: Las Médulas

Stunningly beautiful landscape, or a site of exploitation and environmental catastrophe? Visit Las Médulas in northern Spain for a fascinating glimpse into the ancient world of the Roman Empire–and understand all the effort it took for the Romans to make so many gold coins!