In Madagascar`s northeast lies the SAVA region, covering more than 25.000 km2, and the name SAVA derived from the four main cities Sambava, Antalaha, Vohemar and Andapa. From north to south, Vohemar, Sambava and Antalaha are the region´s seaside towns while Andapa is situated inland a good 100 km southwest of Sambava. The triangle between Sambava, Andapa and Antalaha produces more than half of the world´s vanilla which makes it the wealthiest region in Madagascar. Only up north around Vohemar, the climate is too dry for vanilla. This is the land of zebu cattle, and at the Andapa basin to where all the rivers from the surrounding mountains drain, a good share of the country´s rice is growing. Continue…

The shipwreck at Antalaha beach – Das Schiffswrack am Strand von Antalaha

Antalaha, Madagascar/Madagaskar

Gone to the beach – Bin am Strand

Sakalava bay, Madagascar/Madagaskar

COVID dreamin´

Ndole Bay Lodge, Zambia/Sambia

Face to face – Von Angesicht zu Angesicht

Samfya, Lake Bangweulu, Zambia/Sambia

White beauty – Weiße Schönheit

Buggala Island, Ssese archipelago, Uganda

Coming in from Mozambique

Likoma Island, Malawi

Blue hour – Blaue Stunde

Mayumba, Gabon/Gabun