Description This image shows a part of the amazing ' AVILA - TOWN WALLS '. From Romans built, the wall has a lenght of 2600 m, a height of 12 m and is up to 3 m thick. With intervals of each 20 m, the wonderful located town AVILA is sourrounded by 88 semicircular towers.
Juergen Weiss, Montréal (CA) Member Since January 2011 Artist Statement At the age of 25 years Juergen Weiss, the photographer, discovered the passion to travel, in order to become acquainted with stranger countries, people and cultures. After yourneys on the African Continent, the Seychelles, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, he continued to go further to the East. Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and also Hongkong were his goals. In the mid 90`s, Juergen fulfilled his dream finally, when he traveled for a backpack - route to South America. And only one year later, he crossed Central America, from Mexico City to Panama City.
After some Spain and Portugal-Journeys and after two Greenland Cruiseships, he traveled several times into the North American Continent, and also to Alaska, where Juergen was already seven times. The winter 2005 he spent again in Yukon and Alaska, with the Redington`s, on their Iditarod-Team. In May Juergen flew for a couple of weeks to Japan and came back again to Canada to continued his journey on the beautiful Eastcoast, in Québec .... WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD !!!