Mountains

Bulldozing Buddha: a final glimpse of a spiritual centre in the Urals

Bulldozing Buddha: a final glimpse of a spiritual centre in the Urals

By land and water: from sparkling lakes to towering peaks, make this summer a New East adventure

By land and water: from sparkling lakes to towering peaks, make this summer a New East adventure

Days without sun: winter comes to a summer resort in Crimea

Days without sun: winter comes to a summer resort in Crimea

Don’t look down: would you stay in this precarious Slovenian mountain cabin?

Don’t look down: would you stay in this precarious Slovenian mountain cabin?

Estonia to grow taller in a single day

Estonia to grow taller in a single day

High plains drifter: getting back to nature in Kyrgyzstan, a land where time flows slow

High plains drifter: getting back to nature in Kyrgyzstan, a land where time flows slow

Off track: a guide to getting lost and finding yourself in Georgia without really trying

Off track: a guide to getting lost and finding yourself in Georgia without really trying

Savour the slopes at the Georgian ski resort crafted from shipping containers

Savour the slopes at the Georgian ski resort crafted from shipping containers

Scaling the peaks of the New East

Scaling the peaks of the New East

Take some time out on a Romanian mountain

Take some time out on a Romanian mountain

Tell it to the mountain: a personal view from the top of the Caucasus

Tell it to the mountain: a personal view from the top of the Caucasus

The elusive beauty of the slagheap: searching for the sublime in a Russian mining town

The elusive beauty of the slagheap: searching for the sublime in a Russian mining town

Watch this Slovenian cabin hitch a helicopter ride up a mountain

Watch this Slovenian cabin hitch a helicopter ride up a mountain

What lies beneath: a quest to dig up the strange, secret history of uranium mining in Poland

What lies beneath: a quest to dig up the strange, secret history of uranium mining in Poland