By Dirk Thomsen, Katinka Holupirek, Laura Joppien, and Michaela Jancauskas
A gorgeous, large-scale photo book packed with unexpected perspectives of the Atlantic and western European coastal areas, to inspire European visitors and residents as well as armchair tourists and photography buffs around the world
As the most visited region in the world, Europe offers a tremendousrange of attractions—a diversity that is even reflected on thecontinent's coastline itself. Europe's nearly 750 million residents and hundreds of thousands of annual visitors can make for crowded cities and congested towns, but the coastal areas offer plenty of spots for people to getin touch with nature—and to experience the majesty of the AtlanticOcean.
Nearly 450 awe-inspiring photos spotlight the Atlantic, which looms off the coast of western Europe as a mercilesslyuntamed, rugged, and endless expanse. The ocean is characterized byshoals and foaming spray, surging waves, and treacherous currents, yetit is also a unique habitat for whales and seabirds—and an invitingsight for us humans as it gleams in the light of the setting sun. Whererock, wind, and water collide—on coasts from Iceland to the CanaryIslands, from northern Norway to Algarve—the range of the sea’sstrength becomes evident in the empty beachesand imposing cliff faces, the black lava rocks, and the high surf pentup against stone walls.
Size: 15.0in x 10.0in | Pages: 360
| 446 color images