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A visit to the Caribbean Coast of Colombia concluded our stay in this beautiful and diverse country. To be able to photograph both sunrise and sunset inside the park, we also had to stay inside, because the park officially opens only between 8am and 5pm. Luckily there are a few options, most of them campsites[…]

After our visit to the Pacific Coast of Colombia we flew up North to Santa Marta and from there made our way into the mountains. When I was planning this part of the trip I had set one objective for myself: getting up to Cerro Kennedy one morning for sunrise. To be able to do[…]

Back in September I traveled through Colombia for three weeks. I started my travels in Medellin from where I flew straight to Nuqui at the pacific coast. There I was picked up by boat to finally reach my destination for the next four days – the El Cantil Ecolodge. This was one of the more[…]

Two weeks after my last photography and hiking trip into the Alps I shouldered my heavy backpack once more, this time to explore the Kleinwalsertal just across the border near Oberstdorf. As I started my hike after four hours of driving in Mittelberg the sun was burning. There were some clouds, but those only provided[…]

It’s summer, which means it’s finally time for some overnighters in the Alps again. When it’s hot down in the valleys, it’s just great to breathe some fresh mountain air while enjoying a spectacular view. The only problem with such trips into the Alps for me is that I only have time at the weekend[…]

For a long time it has been a dream of mine to visit and photograph the desert. While we travelled through Peru a few years ago we already went to a desert landscape near Ica. But despite the enormous dunes, this didn’t feel like a real desert. There was too much tourism and noise there.[…]

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