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Focus Ghana: Migration Pressure?

November 09, 2016 - Migration Pressure in Ghana? - A personal story When the huge wave of Refugees coming to Germany reached its climax...
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Zeitperle - Tema Harbor

June 05, 2016 - ZEITPERLE Tema Harbor, Ghana, 2005 Tema Harbor is a nightmare harbor for any fisherman b...
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Rückblende: Mali 2004 Part 3

June 04, 2016 - Hiking in Mali - part 3 Some time ago I started the Mali series, for updating check out parts 1 and 2. We kept o...
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Rückblende: Mali 2004 - Part 2

November 22, 2015 - The spectacular Bandiagara Cliffs of Mali are a highlight in a country that has quite a few highlights for the individua...
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Zeitperle - Happy Kids of Anomabo

November 21, 2015 - Happy Kids of Anomabo Anomabo, Ghana 2005 Anomabo is one of a few coastal villages tha...
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Rückblende: Mali 2004 - Part 1

November 19, 2015 - In the southeast of Mali lie the great Cliffs of Bandiagara, a very unusual place to take a hike. That´s exactly what we...
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Zeitperle - Beach Walkers

September 15, 2015 - Beach Walkers Anomabo, Ghana 2005 Innumerable happy days have been spent at the beach in...
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Rückblende: Rif Mountains - Morocco 1990

December 14, 2014 - The green and mellow Rif mountain range runs along the Moroccan mediterranean coast until it meets the Middle an Tell At...
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Rückblende: Rabat - Morocco 1990

November 09, 2014 - Here is some more from my Morocco series, pictures from a trip that I took almost 25 years ago (here are my previous pos...
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Focus Ghana: Early Morning Fishermen

October 15, 2014 - Up early in the misty morning there is no familiar noise that normally echoes across the village like resort. The sun ha...
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Focus Ghana: Ceremony

June 27, 2014 - What a day it was. How a harmless visit became an almost official affair, I can´t quite remember. But somehow at some po...
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Rückblende: Tangier - Morocco 1990

June 02, 2014 - This is the second part of my long-ago-trip-to-Morocco-series. I remember Tangier being a very exotic city, it had the m...
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Focus Ghana: Volta River

May 12, 2014 - On an unusual cloudy day in the middle of summer I made a boat trip along the Volta River in Ghana, close to the town of...
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Focus Ghana: Jungle Hike

March 24, 2014 - One of my most memorable hikes has been along the borderline of Ghana and Togo. Before setting out we, a franco-german g...
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Focus Ghana: Bamboo Forest

March 03, 2014 - Bamboo: The largest member of the grass family, one of the fastest growing plants on earth, a staple for some animals, a...
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Focus Ghana: A day at the Beach

January 27, 2014 - In contrast to the cold weather presently I´d like to present some pictures from warmer days not so long ago. No, this i...
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Rückblende: Meknes - Morocco 1990

January 19, 2014 - Between 1988 and 1992 I travelled a couple of times to the Maghreb countries. My parents and my brother lived in Algeria...
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Focus Ghana: Aburi

December 19, 2013 - What to do when city stress catches up with you, but there doesn´t seem to be the right oasis around? What if the unruly...
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Focus Niger: The last West African Giraffes

December 05, 2013 - Once in a while there are good news about places where one is used to get bad news from. In this case it´s about the las...
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Focus Ghana: Elmina Castle

November 28, 2013 - When the Portuguese arrived at the Gold Coast in 1471 they discovered a thriving gold trade among Natives, Arabs and Ber...
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Focus Benin: Who do you do the Voodoo to

November 06, 2013 - ENGLISH The mixture of former socialist rule, a very underdeveloped infrastructure and the influx of voodoo cultism in...
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Focus Ghana: A trip off the coast - Ein Ausflug abseits der Küste

October 05, 2013 - ENGLISH With the incessant humming of an outboard engine in our ears we slipped out of sight of the coast. The head win...
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Focus Niger: Niamey

September 27, 2013 - ENGLISH On one of my travels through western Africa, I made a stop in Niamey, the capital of Niger, for a couple of day...
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Focus Benin: In and around Pendjari

June 12, 2013 - ENGLISH Pendjari National Park is located in the extreme north of Benin, along the border with Burkina Faso. Although n...
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Focus Ghana: Tema Harbour

May 30, 2013 - ENGLISH Tema is Ghanas biggest Port City, having being commissioned together with the Akosombo Dam upriver, in the 1950...
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Focus Ghana: Encounters - Begegnungen

May 18, 2013 - ENGLISH Ghana is a country where traveling is easy and safe. Of course in a relative way, roads and traffic can be trea...
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Focus Ghana: Cocoa - Kakao

May 09, 2013 - ENGLISH Most of us love chocolate in one form or another, but we never give much thought about the origin of the basic...
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Rückblende: Sahara Algeria 1989

April 30, 2013 - ENGLISH These are some pictures that were destined for the bin, but somehow survived that notion and spent more than tw...
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Focus Ghana: The German Connection

April 28, 2013 - ENGLISH One of the many interesting things I observed during my travels in and around Ghana were the references to Germ...
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