The colorful beach houses of Muizenberg

Colourful beach houses of Muizenberg, South Africa, through a fence

This blogpost is about a photogenic and touristic icon of South Africa: The colorful beach houses of Muizenberg. MORE

Top Ten 2019

Aerial of Whitsunday Island

2019 was a lot about travel. Dubai, Lisbon, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Hawai'i and Arizona are within year's collection. Check my Top Ten 2019!

Humpback Whales in Hervey Bay - What a season finale!

Humpback whale breaching at Fraser Island, Australia

This blogpost features the playful humpback whales at Hervey Bay, Australia. Check for some breathtaking pictures of breaching whales and their calfs. MORE

My Top Ten Australia pictures

Mangrove tree at Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia

This is my Top Ten Australia pictures fresh from a campervan trip along the east coast!


South Africa blogposts


Rooi-Els is an underrated nature gem

Fertilia coast during sunrise

This blogpost is about the coastal town of Rooi-ElsMORE

Bo-Kaap - Capetown's colourful heritage

Street scene in Bo-Kaap, Capetown, South Africa

A blogpost about the colourful district of Bo-Kaap in Capetown. This neighbourhood is not only rich in colour, but in Cape Malay history as well.

Fort Governors Estate is an antelope heaven

This blogpost covers my four weeks on Fort Governors Estate at the South African Eastern Cape during my sabbatical. Expect lots of antelopes and vast landscapes. MORE


South Africa photo gallery

Table Mountain and the city bowl of Capetown during dusk

After a round the world trip at the end of 2019 we started 2020 with two month in South Africa, escaping German winter. Although this trip was not only about photography I was still taking photos and recently updated my South Africa photo gallery. Hope you enjoy the Eastern and Western Cape shots as much as I do. MORE

Video: With the Elbe Pilots towards Sunset

Container ship on Elbe during sunset

I made my first proper video. It features my ride with one of the largest container ships on the Elbe river. Enjoy!

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