The Kupa / Kolpa River is a medium-sized river in Slovenia and Croatia, flowing in beautiful mountains in upper stretches and meandering in the plains.
The source of the central European river Mura is located in beautiful settings of Austrian Alps. See how it looks like, in photos and videos.
Even though the Alps look like an undefeatable fortress, many of its rivers are actually tamed, either by the dams or regulations. They are often torrents and cause flash floods. Tagliemiento in Italian Alps still resists the human encroachment, and we can observe almost pristine …
The Una River is one of the most striking rivers in Balkans. Flowing in deep canyon, through spectaculars waterfalls, it is a heaven for nature. Also, it is popular rafting venue.
Europe is inhabited for millennia and, therefore, nature is significantly reduced, rives of this continent are sometimes the only remnants of nature. On the other side, some rivers still roam freely.
Albania is a nature redoubt with short rivers that span high mountains, deep valleys, and short lowland parts before eventually meeting the Adriatic Sea. Many of them are threatened by the dams.
Hidden in the arid, karstic heartland landscape of western Herzegovina, Kravice waterfalls is an oasis of water, lush vegetation.
The Allier was destined to become another dead river in France, dammed and damned. Together with the Loire, it has, however, become the success story of coexistence of man and nature.