Ambositra

Ambositra

Ambositra

Even if Ambositra (pronounced ambooshtre) might be no more than a halt in between for most Madagascar travellers, it´s definitely worth giving it a second glance. Ambositra is a small town halfway between Antsirabe (pronounced unzrabay) and Fianarantsoa (pronounced fyanarantsoo) on the RN7 from Tana down south, and it got charms set in the middle of central Madagascan highland in the country of Betsileo people. Life there is a tough one, especially in the cold southern winter, which is characterized by hard manual labour on the rice paddies, either making bricks or dressing the fields for planting. Weiterlesen

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Nikon D3200; Tamron 11-18mm, F 4,5-5,6; 11(16)mm; F 6,3; 1/250 sec.; ISO 100

Nikon D3200; Tamron 11-18mm, F 4,5-5,6; 11(16)mm; F 6,3; 1/250 sec.; ISO 100

Bete Gyorgis Porträt / portrait
Ein Nonnenleben an… / A nun´s life at… Bete Gyorgis

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Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 7,1; 1/60 sec.; ISO 320

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 7,1; 1/60 sec.; ISO 320

Tunnelblick – Tunnel vision, Bete Marqorewos, Lalibela, Ethiopia

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 7,1; 1/60 sec.; ISO 250

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 7,1; 1/60 sec.; ISO 250

Bete Marqorewos I-IV, Lalibela, Ethiopia

2 x Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 9; 1/200 sec.; ISO 100

2 x Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 9; 1/200 sec.; ISO 100

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 1,8; 1/80 sec.; ISO 5000

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 1,8; 1/80 sec.; ISO 5000

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 1,8; 1/80 sec.; ISO 4500

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 1,8; 1/80 sec.; ISO 4500

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 1,8; 1/80 sec.; ISO 3600

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 1,8; 1/80 sec.; ISO 3600

Segnender Kuss – Blessing kiss, Bete Maryam, Lalibela

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 10; 1/125 sec.; ISO 100

Nikon D3200; Nikkor 35(52)mm, F 1,8; F 10; 1/125 sec.; ISO 100

Fastenmesse – Fasting service, Bete Mikael, Lalibela

Nikon D3200; Sigma 18-50mm, F 2,8; 18(27)mm; F 2,8; 1/30 sec.; ISO 3600

Nikon D3200; Sigma 18-50mm, F 2,8; 18(27)mm; F 2,8; 1/30 sec.; ISO 3600

Pilger III – Pilgrims III, Bete Medhane Alem, Lalibela, Ethiopia