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Ladakh – Lamayuru to Hemis

 

Lamayuru, Ladakh, India

The road begins at Lamayuru, but it already ends a few kilometers further after Wan La. The only way to get to Hemis is on foot. For generations, nothing has changed the country and its people more than the seasonal rains that reshape the valleys every year. Due to the inaccessibility of the area, Ladakhis live an isolated life devout to Buddhism and largely free from western influences.

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Cappadocia Balloons

Cappadocia Balloons - TurkeyEvery morning around 90 balloons take to the skies in Göreme, Turkey. Flying conditions and landscapes are among the best in the world for ballooning. An unforgettable experience.


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Amsterdam Nightscapes

Amsterdam NightscapesLong shutter speeds to capture those peaceful moments before sunrise when the city is still asleep…

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Along the Pamir Highway – Tajikistan

Pamir Highway - TajikistanThe original Pamir Highway is part of the legendary Silk Road that led from China and India toward Europe and the Middle East. Much of the road runs along the River Panj, or Amurdarja, which flows into the Aral Sea.

We picked up the trail at Dushanbe in the Tajik lowlands. Civilization’s grasp fades with every mile driving into the Pamirs. Was it not for a few narrow, fertile river valleys, the Pamirs would be completely empty. A 2-day drive takes you to Khorog, an island of relative comfort and civilization in a vast mountain range.

We tried to reach the Geisev valley but due to …

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Syria – bumpy road to modernity

Syria - Modernity and TraditionalismSyria – a society separated by traditionalist and conservative religious elements on the one hand, and modern influences from the west through economic ties and ambitions of a free lifestyle on the other.

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Kingdom Of Mustang

Kingdom Of Mustang - NepalThe Kingdom of Mustang is a remote valley in the northern reaches of Nepal’s Himalayas. Devoid of roads and inaccessible on foot for much of the year, it has retained its Tibetan population and lifestyle.

Mustang has the most beautiful landscape I ever saw and I may not have done it justice with my photos.

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