Category Archives: Photography

Bathing in Nature

Two things dissuade people from walking through the wilderness for days: the thought of sleeping outside and the lack of a shower. But, depending on the time of the year (midge season is worse than cold), sleeping outside can be … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t this be red?

Like red phone booths and red double-decker buses, red postboxes feature in millions of touristy snapshots taken all over┬áthe UK. In anticipation of an independent Scotland, someone already painted this one blue: They will have to paint it red again … Continue reading

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Where is Mecca?

Everyone knows that situation: You are eating at McDonald’s or looking for the latest Jack London novel at the public library. You are running after bus no. 5B or slowly walking through the park once more to drag out that visit to the dentist. Exactly at that … Continue reading

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This is Sicily: Mountains

People associate Sicily with the sun, the sea, beaches, old cities, oranges, pistachios, some smaller islands, ancient temples, granita and quaint villages. To me, the most amazing aspect – among many other amazing things – about Sicily were the mountains. Maybe … Continue reading

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I am on the cover of a book.

Well, not me personally, but one of my photos. No, not a photo of myself, a photo I took. Maybe you remember this photo from my report on Europos Parkas, an outdoor museum hidden deep in a forest in Lithuania? … Continue reading

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The Path

You take that path. You don’t even consider veering to the left or swerving to the right for a bit, let alone a complete change of direction. Why? You don’t think about that. The thought doesn’t cross your mind, regardless … Continue reading

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These birds are having fun

(Photographed at the Municipal Park in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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