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28 October 2019

Fresh mountain air

Im Hochland von Arkadien am Peloponnes im kleinen Bergdorf Dimitsána. Das kleine beschauliche Bergdorf Dimitsána ist Ausgangspunkt für schöne Wanderungen in der Bergregion der Peloponnes. Der Ort liegt auf einem ...
25 September 2019

Draa

On the way in the Draa Valley, one of the most enchanting landscapes in Morocco.

In the southeast of Ouarzazate an idyllic valley opens up with palm groves, Berber settlements and old kasbahs. The lifeline is the Draa River, which flows along the ...
5. August 2019

The way back

The Mahar Sadan Cave near Hpa-An can be walked through in about ten to fifteen minutes, passing impressive rock formations, bridges, Buddhist pagodas and Buddhas. ...
13 July 2019

The island

On the Canary Island of La Gomera in the nineties. With the current rapid development of (package) tourism on La Gomera, there is a danger that the people who live on the island of La Gomera will be unable to find their way around the island. ...
20 may 2019

The crumbling time

Impressions from the old centre of the harbour town Mirbat.

Mirbat was already important as a trading base in the 17th century. Ships from India and East Africa ran into the sheltered bay of Mirbat. ...
12 may 2019

Nature games in the desert

A very small adventure in the wet Anti-Atlas

After the violent thunderstorm the evening before in Ourzazate a sunny morning welcomes us, after breakfast we plan to Agdz and ...
4. may 2019

Grapes in dry land

Viniculture in the Charikar plain. The Charikar valley in approx. 1600 meters altitude, 65 km north of Kabul, surrounded by the four and five thousand meter peaks of the Hindu Kush, lives mainly from viticulture.. ...
29 April 2019

Desolated Water

A wet evening in the desert town of Ouarzazate.

Late in the evening a thunderstorm is just breaking over the town of Ouarzazate and the last sun is shining for the last time over the river. ...
7 April 2019

Rocky bathing

At the edge of the Wahiba Desert is the Wadi Bani Khalid. If you walk further into the wadi, you get, beside bizarre rock formations, to small and cool pools to the ...
25 March 2019

The Curse of the Water

A report on the development of the water supply in Afghanistan.

Water is a particularly precious commodity in Afghanistan. Actually, there is enough for everyone, but in many regions the locals have to ...
6 March 2019

Network

I spend a sunny day on the Kunduz River together with a few fisher friends while the fishermen try to fill their nets. Some fishermen from the district ...
28 February 2019

Grain by Grain

Rice is also a staple food in Laos, where large rice fields can be found in the otherwise mountainous country, especially in the river valleys. For some years now, the Southeast Asian country has been able to increase its population by ...
21 February 2019

The cold work day

An icy and humid wind sweeps through the alleys of the bazaar. A hard working day breaks for the donkey and its owners in the small town of Taloqan. Early in the morning they transport ...