In the middle of the jungle of the Colombian Sierra Nevada lies the Ciudad Perdida - The Lost City. For 350 years she was lost to the outside world until she accidentally spotted a hunter. A four-day trek leads to the remnants of an ancient Tayona civilization. An experience report on fleeting encounters with the Kogi Indians and a puppet show in the jungle.
The lifeless glow of the Namib deceives. If you immerse yourself in the dunes of the world's oldest desert, you will discover witty dwarf puffoons, hissing chameleons and upside-down beetles.
Portraits from Namibia. Some asked for money, others for food or water. Most just laughed at the camera.
A lonely road that pervades the barren hills. The sun burns the grasses to straw. The radio plays Fleetwood Mac and Johnny Cash and old windmills squeak on the roadside. Between Kingman and Seligman in western Arizona, the Route 66 is still primeval.
It was a life-threatening undertaking for Jewish Israelis, for us it was an adventure: During my volunteer stay in Israel, I got the chance to visit Jordan.
No roads, no internet, no television: The Parque Nacional Tayrona on the Atlantic coast of Colombia promises seclusion and tranquility. It's a place where switching off and unplugging is easy.
With my few words of Spanish I asked some locals from Bogotá if I could take a picture of them - they all agreed immediately.
After the night in the billiard bar and hundreds of punched bullets, I feel drained. Bright lamps illuminate the exposed sewers, everywhere plastic bags are blowing through the streets and I have to think of Peter Fox '"Black to Blue": "Good morning Berlin / You can be so ugly / So dirty and gray / You can be so terrible! Your nights are eating me up. "
The little II unlocks a barred door and together we climb up narrow steps, I have to stoop, and then we are on the roof of the pagoda. In front of us extends an unforgettable panorama. The first rays of light hit the steppe of Bagan, the wind is the only sound, and I see hundreds of weathered brick temples whose golden tips are shining.