Detroit’s Renaissance Center

When I photographed Detroit’s Renaissance Center in early January 2016, it was extremely cold and the strong gusts of wind didn’t help to get it done. I had just come from a tour through the more derelict parts of...

Entrancing Balinese Dance

The very essence of the Balinese people is expressed by their dance. There is a great dramatic richness in their dynamic, angular and intensely expressive gestures of their fingers, hands, head and eyes. Balinese dance...

Sands of the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Erg Chebbi (Arabic: عرق الشبي‎) is one of Morocco’s two Saharan Ergs, which are sand or dune seas –  a large sea of dunes formed by wind-blown sand. The dunes of Erg Chebbi reach a height of up to 150 meters and span...

Detroit’s Terribly but Beautifully Derelict High Schools

Detroit, the derelict city of abandonment, has undergone a dramatic population loss like no other city in the United States. The result is that almost 50% of Detroit's square miles are vacant. The city architecture’s...

Surfing Salsa Brava in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a paradise, of course. But what can you do there? Here’s the answer: get somehow to Puerto Viejo and surf “Salsa Brava”, one of the most challenging and dangerous surf spots in the world, I heard. The...

Night Plane over Detroit

Who hasn’t sat at the window of an airliner at night, staring into the distance, lost in thoughts, wondering what you might see? Well, here you see a close encounter of a 747 heading directly towards you. This...

Living in the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Erg Chebbi (Arabic: عرق الشبي‎) is really a sea of sand – lots of intensely red and orange sand that reminded me of the sand dunes of Star Wars. To the east you will find nomads living in the desert ruins of an old...

The Ruined Factories and Industrial Buildings of Motor City

Motor City Detroit is famous for its decaying but fascinating industrial buildings. To me the ruined grant halls and caved-in factory ceilings that create a dark atmosphere of desertion are captivating but it is the...

Decaying Churches of Detroit

You enter the dark church through the sacristy. When you stand in its former sanctuary, you immediately notice the churches badly vandalized state, broken wooden benches in disarray, a half-destroyed grand piano lying...

No Vacancies here, at 6° 28′ 33.5″ S 39° 29′ 44.0″ E on Zanzibar

There is always something unexpected and fascinating to discover. When we were on Zanzibar, I heard from an abandoned beach resort at the very South of the island, not far from the lodge at Kizimkazi Beach where we...

This World is Beautiful

I invite you to visit my image showcase. It is a place to cure your travel fever with a daily dosage of images that will take you on a journey across our globe and that show you how awesome this world can indeed be. And you can buy a print or file.

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