Vohemar (Iharana)

Vohemar, also referred to as Iharana, is the northernmost town in Madagascar’s north-eastern SAVA region. It is located right at the Indian ocean and vast Iharana bay which is subjected to the tides. Historically, Vohemar seems to be one of Madagascar´s oldest settlements, if not the oldest, where Swahili merchants installed a port for trading as early as in the 13th century. Today, Vohemar has between 20.000 and 30.000 inhabitants who make it a lively little town hoping for a better future and many visitors. Because over the course of the last at least five years, the Chinese have constructed a new road connecting Vohemar at the east coast with Ambilobe at the National Road RN 6 in the west, replacing one of the most feared dirt roads of the island. In the past, it could have taken three or even more days to reach Vohemar from Ambilobe, which is now reduced to a couple of hours. That said, SAVA region is no longer isolated from the rest of the country. Continue…

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Tana architecture

Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar

MAJESTY

Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar

Highland sunset – Sonnenuntergang im Hochland

Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar

Growing a new district – Ein Stadtteil entsteht

Zum Feldlager, Kassel

On the road – Unterwegs

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. (Aldous Huxley)

Reisen bedeutet herauszufinden, dass alle Unrecht haben mit dem, was sie über andere Länder denken. (Aldous Huxley)

Simien mountains, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Horombe, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Groß-Gerau, Germany/Deutschland
Lasta highland, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Northern Madagascar/Nördliches Madagaskar
Rwenzori mountains/Ruwenzori-Berge, Uganda
Southern Madagascar/Südliches Madagaskar
Addis Abeba, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Tigray, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Allée des baobabs, Madagascar/Madagaskar
La Lopé, Gabon/Gabun
Central Uganda/Zentraluganda
Lopé National Park, Gabon/Gabun
Northern Zambia/Nordsambia
Miandrivazo, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Southern Uganda/Süduganda
Tigray, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Central Uganda/Zentraluganda
Mouila, Gabon/Gabun
Madagascar highland/Hochland von Madagaskar
Northern Madagascar/Nordmadagaskar
Southern Gabon/Südgabun
Buggala Island, Uganda
Central Uganda/Zentraluganda
Antsirabe, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Moroto, Uganda
Gambella, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Southern Madagascar/Südmadagaskar
Madagascar highland/Hochland von Madagaskar
Lasta highland, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Madagascar highland/Hochland von Madagaskar
Southern Madagascar/Südmadagaskar
Kazembe state, Zambia/Sambia
Southern Ethiopia/Südäthiopien
Germany/Deutschland
Lac Itasy, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Lalibela, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar
Lasta highland, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Northern Madagascar/Nordmadagaskar
Lalibela, Ethiopia/Äthiopien
Western Madagascar/Westmadagaskar
Kafue, Zambia/Sambia
Madagascar east coast/Ostküste von Madagaskar
Madagascar highland/Hochland von Madagaskar
Western Madagascar/Westmadagaskar
Madagascar east coast/Ostküste von Madagaskar
Northern Madagascar/Nordmadagaskar
Tsiribihina river, Madagascar/Madagaskar

Under lion´s paws – Unter den Pranken des Löwen

Tana view

Antananarivo, Madagascar/Madagaskar