De Wijers is a unique Natura 2000 area in the province of Limburg, Belgium, counting 1.175 ponds. All those ponds add up to 700ha of water and reed, which is the equivalent of 1400 football courts.
The area offers a home to many rare plants and animals.
Image taken in Allemond, a town in the French Isère, located in the heart of the Oisans, in the Eau d'Olle valley. The village of about 1000 inhabitants lies at the foot of the Belledonne, just across the Grandes Rousses massif which one has a magnificent view. Created in the Middle Ages, the village was once turned to agriculture and livestock. After extensive mining activity, it is now focused entirely on tourism, winter and summer. On Lake Verney, Allemond offers a natural and enchanting visitors in search of outdoor activities.
Image taken in the Bruyant river canyon, located in the French Vercors department. A heavily swollen mountain stream because of the melt, and having its source within the limestone rock at 1100 m (3500 ft) altitude.