Geographer's travel photos

Photos of places in the Caribbean, Russia, Kenya and different parts of Europe.

Haghpat, Armenia


I visited Armenia at spring, 2009, with my sister. Apart from cities such as Yerevan, Etchmiadzin and Gyumri, we visited eight different monasteries (Sanahin, Haghpat, Haghartsin, Goshavank, Sevanavank, Tatev, Khor Virap and Geghard) and one pagan temple (Garni).

Les Saintes

Guadeloupe & Dominica

Mari and I, we made a honeymoon trip to Guadeloupe and Dominica in Nov/Dec, 2007. We also visited The Saints archipelago between them. Pictures from Roseau, the capital of Dominica, are on their own pages.


Moscow & Volga

At summer, 2007, I made a trip to Volga river with a friend of mine. On the way there and back we also visited Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Borovsk, Holmi festival, Kazan, Yoshkar-Ola, Kozmodemyansk and Tver.


Croatia and Europe

At autumn, 2005, I made a car trip to Croatia with some friends. On the way there we drove via Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and Slovenia. On the way back we visited Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

At spring, 2005, I participated in a meeting in Nairobi. Apart from the photos of Nairobi city there are some also from Kibera slum and the UN Africa headquarters at Gigiri.



At autumn, 2004, I had a conference in Athens after which there were few days time to visit also Poros and the Peloponnese.


France and Europe

At summer, 2004, I made a train and bus trip with my girlfriend Mari to France. On the way we also visited Latvia, Poland & Germany, Netherlands and briefly also Spain at the Pyrenees.


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These pages are made and most photos on them taken by Niko Lipsanen, a Finnish geographer living in Helsinki.

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