Arctic

Expedition to the Arctic Ocean

Arctic

Aboard the research vessel ‘Resolute’, I lent a hand as a temporary scientist and helped collect data. The expedition took us through the Canadian Arctic to the breathtaking fjords of Greenland.

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New Caledonia Photo Gallery

All endemic or what?

New Caledonia Photo Gallery

Grasshoppers, ants, cicadas, black flies, phasmids. Then 197 species of butterflies and even a leafcutter bee. The island is also home to endemic snakes, skinks, geckos, bats, 21 species of birds, including an entire family of bird species, the kagus.

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Sri Lanka Photo Gallery

Pearl in the Indian Ocean

Sri Lanka Photo Gallery

Sri Lanka: a small, extremely diverse country with the size of Bavaria. The tropical island delights with paradisiacal beaches, mountains up to 2,500 metres high, historical sanctuaries and an exuberant flora and fauna. I spent 5 months there with my family.

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Sweden Photo Gallery

On foot through Muddus National Park in Lapland

Sweden Photo Gallery

The tour starts in Luleå in the north of Sweden. During the tour we hike in the Muddus National Park, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Laponia. Three nights in huts or tents, no WiFi, no electricity, no running water. Instead, pure nature and outhouse toilets. Re-poaching – just the way I like it.

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Arctic Photo Gallery

With scientists on board

Arctic Photo Gallery

On board the ‘Resolute’, a comfortably equipped ship under the flag of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society, zoologists, ornithologists, oceanographers and glaciologists will conduct scientific surveys and counts over the next 10 days. And in the middle of it all, me, as a ‘temporary researcher’.

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Borneo – Family adventure

Publication in the Globetrotter-Magazine

Borneo – Family adventure

Together with my wife Annette and our daughters Amelie and Smilla, we are looking for big adventures and discoveries off the beaten track on Borneo. And indeed, for weeks we can hardly stop being amazed.

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Faroe Islands Photo Gallery

Rugged beauty in the Atlantic

Faroe Islands Photo Gallery

Who would have thought that my beard, of all things, would get me in front of the camera? I am invited to the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic to shoot an public relations film for an eco-energy provider. On board, of course, my camera.

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Spiders, Snakes, Cockroaches – My Fear Management

Insect desensitisation

Spiders, Snakes, Cockroaches – My Fear Management

I have a spider problem. No, not a phobia. But voluntarily touching such a creature? Never. Since I have to expect insects, creepy-crawlies and other animals – biting, poisonous or not – on my jungle trips, it’s time to take a closer look at my fear: I am undergoing insect desensitisation.

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Jordan Photo Gallery

On the road with nomads

Jordan Photo Gallery

The first day’s leg is already a tough one: we traipse through the sand for six hours. Our caravan is moving along the historic trade route that connected Jerusalem to Mecca for over a thousand years.

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