Domaine d’Ambohimanitra

Domaine d’Ambohimanitra is a vanilla plantation 50 km south of Sambava, only a stone´s throw from the Indian ocean, and the name means “hill of perfume”. Not only do they produce vanilla for sale but also for educational as well as touristic purposes. They grow various types of vanilla, starting with Mexicaine, the original species from Latin America. Beyond vanilla, they also produce cloves, ravintsara, cinnamon and allspice. Continue…

Eyeball hippo

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

An eye on you – Ein Auge auf dich

Mabamba wetland/Mabamba-Sumpf, Uganda

Amusing beasts: Dispute – Disput

Madagascar/Madagaskar

Spectator – Beobachter

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Alphons & Paul

Alphons (front) from Pumba Safari Cottages & Paul from Mamaland Safaris; Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Amusing beasts: Sitting on top of the world

Luangwa valley, Zambia/Sambia

Pachyderm portrait – Dickhäuter-Porträt

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda