Uganda Photo Gallery

Full of treasures: The 'Pearl of Africa'

Uganda Photo Gallery

Where do you find something like that? Mountains growing out of the rainforest? Lions climbing trees? And gorilla visits that end (involuntarily) as wasp attacks!? Uganda is a sensation. The ‘Pearl of Africa’ surprises with its unimagined abundance of nature, wildlife and friendly people.

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Madeira Photo Gallery

Fifty Shades of Green

Madeira Photo Gallery

The sister islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are each beautiful in their own way and have much to offer nature lovers: fantastically dense laurel forests, countless hiking trails of all difficulty levels and lush flora.

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Bergün/Switzerland Photo Gallery

Family vacation in the Reka vacation village Bergün

Bergün/Switzerland Photo Gallery

In Bergün, the train is an integral part of the vacation experience. The famous UNESCO Albula-Bernina line of the fiery red Rhaetian Railway runs right through the picturesque Engadine-style village. And with the free rail pass from the Reka vacation village, you can ‘experience’ the whole canton.

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Costa Rica Photo Gallery

Colourful eco-paradise

Costa Rica Photo Gallery

Shortly before the 2nd lockdown, I take the opportunity for a short escape to Costa Rica. In almost deserted national parks, an exuberant plant and animal world awaits me. A detailed article on my trip will appear in Terra magazine in April 2021.

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Morschach/Switzerland Photo Gallery

Family vacation in the Reka vacation village in Schwyz

Morschach/Switzerland Photo Gallery

The Reka vacation village is located right next to the Swiss Holiday Park, the largest leisure and vacation resort in the country. Morschach lies above Lake Lucerne and is surrounded by an impressive mountain panorama.

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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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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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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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