ADVENTURE  TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY
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             by  R O M A N   G A R B A   [about]  


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 ASIA (MIDDLE & NEAR EAST, CAUCASUS & CIS)
iran98 Iran 98
Mt.Damavand 5670m, Esfahan, Shiraz, Perseopolis, Bam
oman03 Oman 03
Muscat, Salalah, 8x castles, trip to mountains
arart04 Orient 04
AZERBAIDJAN - Baku, mud volcanos.
IRAN - climb to Mt.Sabalan 4811m volcano.
TURKEY - climb to Mt.Ararat 5160m
jordan 04 Jordan 04
Aqaba, treking in Petra, Wadi Rum, Humeima
Orient 05 Orient 05
TURKEY - treking Nemrut Dagi (Van lake), climb Mt.Ararat 5160m (second time!)
SYRIA - Palmyra, castle Crac, Hama, Aleppo, dead cities
jemen 06 Yemen 06   2.galery
cities Sanaa, Thula, Shibam, Kawkaban, At-Tawilah; treking in Al-Mahwit area; treking in Djebel Bura (2260m); famous Soqotra island !
Orient 06
TURKEY - trekking in Kačkar mountains
GEORGIA - Vardzia monastery, attempt to climb Mt.Kazbek 5033m, Tbilisi
Yemen 07
treking in Djebel Haraz, Wadi Hadramawt - Shibam, Sayun, wadi Doan
Orient 07
ARMENIA - Vanadzor, monasteries Sanahin a Haghpat, climb to Mt.Aragac 4090m volcano, Sevan lake, Dilijan
GEORGIA - Tbilisi, Vardzia and Sapara monasteries, TURKEY - climb to Mt.Suphan 4434m volcano
Saudi Arabia 07
Abha, Djebel Shoodah, Rijal Alma, flower people from Asir mountains, Najran, Tabuk, Taima, Madain Salih, Al Ula, Jeddah
Transarabia 08
Arabian peninsula overland by bus (Dubai-Salalah-Hadramawt-Sanaa-Hodeidah). Trips from Sanaa (Zabid, Jibla, Taiz, Mocca, Mukalla, Bir Ali)
Bahrain 08
Manama, Qala´at al-Bahrain, Diraz, King Fahd causewaz, Al-Areen, Al-Jasra
Qatar 08
capital Doha - suq Waqif, business district
Kuwait 08
Kuwait city, trip to desert, sheep market
United Arab Emirates 08
Dubai, Hatta, Ras al-Khaimah, Al-Ain, Fujeirah, Liwa
Oman mountains 08
DJEBEL AKHDAR (Bahla, Djebel Shams, Nizwa, Sayq, Hatta in UAE)
MUSANDAN peninsula (off-road trip)
Yemen 08
Sanaa, Djebel Haraz
Turkey / Cappadocia 08
old Ankara, Goreme, underground city, canyon Ihlara, hot air baloon flight !!, cave monasteries
UAE 09
desert Empty Quarter, Liwa
Lebanon 09
Baalbek, vine cellars, Cedar - mountains, Qadisha (Eden) valley, Beirut
Northern Iraq / Kurdistan 09
Dohuk, Lailesh, Erbil, waterfalls on Zab river, Akre, Amadyia, treking in mountains
Orient 09
KYRGYSTAN - Karakol, trek Tian Shan, Osh, BC Pik Lenina, CHINA - Kashgar, Karakoram Highway, PAKISTAN - trek Rush Lake, Gilgit, Lahore, INDIA - Amritsar, Delhi
Oman - Snake Gorge 10
canyoning through Snake Gorge in Wadi Bani Awf, via ferrata in Snake Gorge
Expedition Apalucha 10
OMAN - Muscat, Wadi Shab, Duqm, alongside the coast to Salalah, Mirbat, treking around Rakhyut, DUBAI - Atlantis Aquaventure, Burj Khalifa, fontain
 ASIA (FAR EAST), AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA
China 90 China 90
via Russia, Mongolia. Peking, Xi an, Lanzhou, Xinning, Kukunor lake, Labrang & Taer lamastery
tibet94 Tibet 94
Kathmandu, Lhasa, monasteries around Lhasy, Xigatze, Mt.Everest
Hong Kong 06
photogalery from short stay in Hong Kongu + transit via Seoul
Sri Lanka 07
around Sri Lanka: Sigiriya, Polonaruwa, Kandy, Kitugake, Kataragama, Galle, Bentota
India 08
Rishikesh, rafting on Ganga river, Delhi, Rajastan - Amber palace and Jaipur
Papua New Guinea 09
climb to volcano Mt.Giluwe, original sing sing dance, Goroka - sing sing festival, Madang diving
Brunei 09
Omar Ali mosque, boat trip to Bangor, long house visit, sultan palace, village on poles
Cambodia 10
Cambodia - Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, trip to villages, MALAYSIA - Kuala Lumpur
Laos 11
LAOS - Luang Prabang, Mong Noi, treking to mountain vallages, waterfalls, THAILAND - Ayuthaya, Bangkok
     
 AFRICA
tenerife97 Tenerife 97
Pico de Teide, Barranco del Inferno, Masca
maroko99
Marocco 99
sand dunes Merzouga, palm oases, climb to Djebel Toubkal 4165 m
Ethiopie Ethiopia 2000
Lalibela rock-hewn churches, Gondar castle, Simien - the mountain fairytale, Lake Tana monasteries, Blue Nile falls, Crater lakes around Debre Zeyit
Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro 2000
5-day trek Machame - Mweka trek through western wall via Arrow Glacier Camp to the summit 5895m
Madeira Madeira 2002
trekking alongside water channels - Levadas, climb to the highest mountain Pico Ruivo 1886m
Uganda 08
Kampala, Jinja, one of the world's most difficult commercial rafting, lake Victoria, Entebbe
Kenya 10
treking Mt.Kenya up to 4200m, safari NP Masai Mara and NP Nakuru
     
 SOUTH & NORTH AMERICA
Venezuela 99
Trek to table mountain Roraima 2806m, Venezuelan Ands, National park Henri Pittierr
Bolivie/Chile 2002 Bolivia/Chile 2002
La Paz, Tihuanaco, Huayna Potosí, NP Sajama/Lauca, desert Atacama, climb on Licancabur 5917m and world's highest volcano Ojos del Salado 6880m  text in Czech
Mexico 2001 Climb to volcanos Colima 4330m a Orizaba 5700m, ruins Palenque, Monte Alban, Teotihuacan, waterfalls Agua Azul, pacific coast
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 EUROPE
Korsica96 Korsica 96
Mt. Cinto, Bavella, GR20
crete98 Crete 98
Samaria, Ibros, Aradena, Irine gorges. Psiloritis mountain. Monasteries
Bonn99 Germany 99
Mosel, Trier, Schwarzwald, Zugspitze...
Kavkaz2000 Caucasus 2000
Climb to na Gumaci 3885m, Mestia-tau 4130m and Elbrus 5633m. Adyl-su, Adyr-su, Irik and Terskol valleys
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Silvretta Alps - Silvretta 2001
Ascent Piz Buin 3312m and Dreilanderspitze 3197m
Glockner Alps - Grossglockner 2001
Climb to Grossglockner 3797m
Island Iceland 2003
Mini winter expedition in March 2003, climb to Mt.Hekla 1491m, geysires, waterfall Gulfoss, volcano Elborg, peninsula Snaefells
Athos Athos 05
short visit of the Holy Mountain (8 monasteries, climb to Mt.Athos 2033m)
Spain 07
family trip through central Spain: Barcelona, Tortosa, Teruel, Albaracin, Cuenca, Belomonde, De La Mancha, Baeza, Nevado Espuňa
Slovenian Alps 07
Adrenalin weekend: trekking, canyoning, rafting and speleo-trip.
d Spain / Andalucia 08
family trip to Andalucia, Granada, Alhambra, treking in Sierra Nevada (climb to Mulhacen 3482m, Veleta 3394m), Alpujarra, Capilera, Cabo de Gata
Russia 08
around Moscow (golden triangle) and city itself
 SLOVAKIA
Rohace Rohace, spring 2001
Crossing Rohace (Westen Tatras) ridge in tough winter conditions on easter time.

Report written by Dan Michálek
Text in Czech
Nizke Tatry Lower Tatras, spring 2001
Weekend trek to the highest Dumbier 2043m
Malá Fatra Lower Fatra, summer 2001
Attempt for crossing of Lower Fatra range
Nizke Tatry Lower Tatras, summer 2001
Range crossing, west part (Donovaly-Chopok)
Slov. Raj Slovak Paradise, summer 2002
gorges of Slovak paradise, ascend Stolica 1477m
Little Fatra, autumn 2002
crossing of Little Fatra range (Stefanová-Strecno) , end of November, within 24 hrs
Roháče Rohace, spring 2003
II. anniversary of easter crossing of Rohace mountain range (Huty - Jamské sedlo)
Expedition Apalucha 07
3. anniversary, 4-day hiking in Little Fatra, two fathers with their sons


LAST TRIPS

  • Nepal (Apr 2011) - Anapurna region treking Gorepani, Gandruk, Chitwan NP, Kathmandu
  • Laos (Feb 2011) - Luang Prabang, Mong Noi, treking to mountain vallages, waterfalls, THAILAND - Ayuthaya, Bangkok
  • Kenya (Dec 2010 - Jan 2011) - treking Mt.Kenya up to 4200m, safari NP Masai Mara and NP Nakuru
  • Cambodia (Dec 2010)- Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, trip to villages, MALAYSIA - Kuala Lumpur
  • Papua New Guinea (Sep 2009) - climb to volcano Mt.Giluwe, original sing sing dance, Goroka - sing sing festival, Madang diving

LAST PHOTO EVENTS

  • Following the Frankincense Route - exhibition of photographs from Oman, Yemen and Saudi Arabia, May 12-15, 2011, International Bookfair SVET KNIHY, Prague
  • Oman (Nov 2010) - slideshow, ZS Dobrichovice
  • Mizici Romantika Arabie (Feb 2008) - photo exibition, Holiday World 2008, Prague
  • Saudi Arabia (Nov 2007) - slideshow, Setkani Cestovatelu, Prague
  • Saudi Arabia (Oct 2007) - photo exibition, Ovocny bar, Prague
  • Promeny Berounky (Sep 2007) - photo exibition, Dobrichovice

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