With the intense drought that faces Cape Town, National Geographic to focus on the impact of the water restriction on Cape town’s tourism. An interesting article that has been illustrated with some of my photography of Cape Town. Check it out!
Lying off Tanzania’s coast, the Zanzibar Archipelago consists of more than 50 islands, most of which have a long history and a rich cultural mix. The best-known island here is Zanzibar (or ‘Unguja Island’, as it is more properly known). Known as the Spice Island, the beautiful island of Zanzibar on Africa’s east coast is […]
New Zealand’s North Island thoroughly engages the body and the spirit, often at the same time. This island is known as Te Ika-a-Maui, or “the fish of Maui”, gaining this traditional Maori name from the story of the landmass’ formation. It’s the 14th largest island in the world. The North Island spans ~830 km from […]
An island escape conjures up visions of endless untouched white sand, crystal-blue water and days that roll into one another as you soak up the sunshine. But Reunion Island will take those perceptions of island life and toss them out to sea — because along with the expected coconut tree-lined beaches that meet warm waters, […]
Raiatea, which translates to “faraway heaven,” was once the cultural and religious center of the Society Islands. Known in legends as Hawaiki, “the homeland,” many cultures believe that this is where the great Polynesian migration began, from which large double-hulled sailing canoes set out to colonize Hawaii and New Zealand. Believed to also be the final resting […]
“A boat? a plane? a microlight? I’m not sure how to call this vehicle that I was in and allowed me to flew over the Taiarapu Peninsula.” The Taiarapu Peninsula (or Tahiti Iti) is the wildest area on Tahiti. Traditional Polynesian villages, beaches, archaeological sites, and caves are all part of the alluring charm of […]
The temperature was easily 90 degrees as Mohamed wrapped my head with a long blue chech, the sun protection worn by Moroccan desert nomads. Nearby, camels snorted and moaned while handlers outfitted them with saddles for the imminent journey. Behind us loomed a long two-story dune and an ocean of sand, undulating toward the vanishing […]
“It’s a photographers paradise”. You might have heard this before about Iceland. Well, I certainly have. But is it really? And if it is, what exactly is it that people are referring to, when they say that there is no place better to take a landscape photo than here, in Iceland. One thing is sure though. No way you […]