Macro shots of butterflies in the greenhouse of Hortus Amsterdam.
As a kid, this place fascinated me: an infamous research facility on a small cold Island in the Ost See. Here the first ballistic missile was developed […]
In March 2018 I spent a month riding around Tasmania in search of amazing wildlife. One goal was to spot and try to capture a […]
Penang (Malaysia). Today Malaysia holds general elections to choose new members of parliament who, in turn, will elect a new prime minister. Malaysia has been ruled […]
“OK, so one of your tasks will be shoveling the cow shit of the ramp”. What a great introduction to this new job! Having mostly worked […]
Mammals, birds, frogs and reptiles, the rugged island of Tasmania has it all. The Island is quite small ( 68,401 km2 / 26,410 Sq mi) […]
Ko Phayam is small Thai island in the Andaman see near the Myanmar border. It is said to resemble Ko Samui in the 70s. Very calm and secluded, it has no cars, Tuk-Tuks, smelly busses and is far from all full moon parties and the like. Here the old ‘hippie’ vibe is still very much alive although it is being ‘discovered’ rapidly…A good reason to visit soon.
Prague. May 27, 1942. Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík – two young members of the Czech resistance – had been nervously waiting at a tram […]
BERLIN The Teufelsberg or ‘Devils Mountain’ in German is named after Teufelssee: a lake just to its South. Standing 120.1 meters tall it is considered the highest […]