Unterm Baobab – Under the baobab


Sambia/Zambia

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The Wanderers

North of Lake Kariba, Zambia

Among giants – Unter Riesen

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North of Siavonga, Zambia

Fairytale Baobab

North of Siavonga, Zambia

North of Siavonga, Zambia

Baobab night

Lower Zambezi River, Zambia

Lower Zambezi River, Zambia

Im Baobab-Wald – In a Baobab forest

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Im Baobab-Wald - In a Baobab Forest

Im Baobab-Wald – In a Baobab Forest

Auf dem Weg von Lusaka in den Süden Sambias an den Kariba-See geht es nach dem aufstrebenden und relativ modernen Kafue, das sich in den vergangenen Jahren und Jahrzehnten zu einer industriellen Stadt mit großen Textil- und Chemie-Unternehmen gemausert hat, auf herrlich Serpentinen-reicher Straße hinab ins Sambesi-Tal. Diese Straße führt weiter an die Grenze nach Simbabwe in die Grenzstadt Chirundu, doch zum Kariba-See biegt man 18 Kilometer vor Chirundu in Richtung Siavonga ab. Weiterlesen

Ankarafantsika

La Vallée… …or the colours of Madagascar/ …oder Die Farben Madagaskars (58 pictures)

Ankarafantsika

Ankarafantsika

One of Madagascar’s most fascinating natural areas is located on an ascending ledge in the island’s north-western corner and appears quite unspectacular at first sight. In a dry, undulating and treeless area of the fourth biggest island and second biggest island state after Indonesia, Ankarafantsika is towering approximately 250m above the surrounding landscape. Intersected by Rue Nationale 4 on it’s way to Mahajanga, the National Park is brimming with dense dry forest, which is protected area since the 1920s and a National Park since the 70s. Weiterlesen

Mahajanga

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Mahajanga

Mahajanga

Once I dreamt of a town at a turquoise sea with sailing vessels on it, of which I have learned that they have been invented in the Arabic world and are called Dhows. The air was warm and slightly salty, the palm trees along the seaside promenade were murmuring unheard words in the warm wind and all the people around seemed very relaxed, some of them even smiling. Muslims, Christians, Animists, Hindus (Karana people), they all live there together peacefully within a stone’s throw of a Fossil display with Dinosaur skeletons. On a square right at the promenade, the people meet at a majestic thousand year old Baobab tree of the Adansonia digitata species – merchants brought this one from mainland Africa to the island. This town just has to be on an island! Weiterlesen