Cusco

January 19, 2017 | The big Journey, Travel

The city of Cusco in the Andean mountains was the next stop on our journey through Peru. The picturesque red tile roofs, the cobbled streets, the colonial architecture and the surrounding mountains – all make Cusco an interesting place to explore and photograph. Our hotel was located just a few hundred meters from the Plaza[...]

After our trouble with Cruz del Sur and an 18 hour bus ride through the mountains we were glad to arrive in Cusco, although it wasn’t our final destination for the day yet. Cusco lies at around 3500 meters elevation and the air contained much less oxygen than we were used to. Everything was a[...]

Cruz del Sur

December 23, 2016 | The big Journey, Travel

Travelling by bus is very common in Peru. There are several agencies offering bus rides into all parts of the country. Some of the busses are even outfitted with so called cama seats, in which you have space comparable to that of business class seats on an airplane. Since it is much cheaper than travelling[...]

As a landscape photographer it’s my desire to find and capture beauty in nature. During my travels I’m searching for spectacular landscapes, secluded beaches, grand vistas and often when I have found those places, the photos I take just don’t do them justice. But in some cases it can also be the other way around.[...]

Vilcabamba is a little town within a mountainous area in the south of Ecuador. It lies at around 1500 meters above sea level and the surrounding mountains rise up to more than 2000 meters. Although I hadn‘t seen many photos of that area I was sure that I’d be able to find some nice viewpoints[...]

Puerto Lopez

November 12, 2016 | The big Journey, Travel

After nine days on the Galapagos islands we flew back to the ecuadorian mainland to continue our travels. In Guayaquil we had a short layover before taking a bus to Puerto Lopez. A few months ago a heavy earthquake occured in Ecuador, which hit the Manabi province just 100km north of Puerto Lopez very hard.[...]

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