Aras Valley
Berlin April 20th, 2014

Iran Set on Flickr

I finally found some time to upload the photos I took in Iran to my Flickr account. I hope you can get a glimpse of Iran's fantastic historical heritage and wonderful landscapes (the photos might just not do these justice).


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Tabriz March 27th, 2014

A Charming Man

I left my hotel this morning with something unusual: A plan. I didn't make a list but I knew exactly what I wanted to visit and where to go in Tabriz. Not longer after I stepped outside, it all came to nothing ... (more…)


Babak Castle
Kaleybar March 26th, 2014

Babak Castle

The Babak Castle dates from the 9th-century AD and was home to Babak Khorramdin, a Shiite rebel and leader who managed to ravage the anti-Shiite Abbasid-Arab regime. (more…)


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Caspian Sea March 22nd, 2014

A new year, a new life

It's early morning on the first day of the year 1393. Last night at 20:27:07 PM, the exact time of the Spring equinox, the ones who follow the Solar Hijri calendar, celebrated the beginning of a new year. Mr S. and I walk through…


Alamut Valley
Alamut Valley March 16th, 2014

Magic and Wonder on the Alamut Valley

Located around 4 hours northwest of Teheran, the Alamut Valley is a nest of wonderful landscapes and ancient history in the Alborz Mountains. Hidden among thick clouds and tall snowy peaks lays the 11th century Alamut Castle, one of the fortresses of Hasan-e Sabbah,…


Iranian traffic
Shiraz March 14th, 2014

On Iranian Traffic…


Iranian films
Yazd March 12th, 2014

Wandering Through Urban Millennia

Yazd dates back to the ancient Median Empire and it's over 3000 years old, making it one of the oldest cities on the planet. A massive network of underground water channels makes life possible in this torrid deserted area of central Iran. Yazd is…


Argentina 2013
Berlin August 11th, 2013

Sunday Photo-Service

Another late Sunday afternoon... Another set of pictures from my South America trip. This time, from the last country I had the chance to visit: Argentina.


South America Road Trip
Berlin July 8th, 2013

South America Road Trip

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Tierra del Fuego, part of Argentinian Patagonia, Buenos Aires, Iguaçu and a short stop in Salvador da Baía in Brasil: 5 months of road around a magnificent continent. I happy to be back in Berlin after such an incredible trip.…


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Buenos Aires June 29th, 2013

El Calafate

Unfortunately I haven't been having the time to post... I am currently in Buenos Aires, enjoying its bohème life, large boulevards and interesting cafés. Argentina is huge and I am starting to have the feeling I have spent more time travelling inside buses, than…


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Uyuni June 9th, 2013

Wonders & Disappointments

A whole part of Bolivia sits on the Andean Altiplano, which gives the country some of the most harsh and dramatic landscapes I have seen in South America so far. Around Uyuni, in the Southwest district of Potosi, close to the Chilean border, lay…


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Potosi

About Hair


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La Paz June 7th, 2013

The Land of Ancient Cultures


La Paz
La Paz June 4th, 2013

La Paz


Lake Titicaca & the Uros
Puno June 3rd, 2013

Lake Titicaca & the Uros

The Uros are a pre-Incan culture who runaway from the Tihuanaca in modern day Bolivia and found shelter on the Lake Titicaca. They live on top of artifical islands, made out of Totora reeds, a plant which grows on the cristal clear waters of…