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12 May 2022
Margarethenhuette Museum

Museum Margarethenhuette

150 years of history The Museum Margarethenhuette is a museum that emerged from the former Margarethenhuette. The Margarethenhuette was a porcelain factory in the Sorbian municipality of Grossdubrau, Saxony, Germany, in which electrotechnical porcelain was manufactured. Until it closed in 1991, it was one of the most important electrical porcelain manufacturers of its time. The Margarethenhuette was founded in 1853 and produced porcelain for the electrical engineering industry for almost 150 years until it was closed. In times of crisis, […]

25 Jan 2022

New Images Released!

A long overdue release of new images coming here. Also, I rearranged the image galleries and collections. I have done some adjustments to the site as well. Enjoy!

30 Oct 2020
Pueckler park in Bad Muskau

Pueckler park in Bad Muskau

The Pueckler park The Pueckler park in Bad Muskau is one of the most famous parks in east Germany. The park situates in the town of Bad Muskau. A small town in Upper Lusatia locates at the river Neisse. The whole park consists of an English-style landscaped park. Moreover, it includes an old and new castle as well. The river Neisse divides the park into two parts. The name Pueckler Park is derived from its designer, builder and owner prince Hermann von […]

28 Jan 2020
Mindanao Island

Mindanao island

Mindanao the second large island Mindanao Island is the second largest island of the Philippines and locates in the south of the Philippines Archipel. From Manila the capital of the Philippines it takes a bit more than an hour by plane. The distance from Mindanao to the Indonesian neighbour islands Kalimantan and Sulawesi isn’t so far. Manado in the north of Sulawesi is the next closest big city in the south. The centre and the east part of the island are […]

27 Jan 2020
Maria Cristina falls

Maria Cristina falls

A landmark for Iligan Maria Cristina falls is a waterfall feed by the Agus river in the north of the Philippine Island Mindanao. Located just before the tail end where the river flows into the Iligan Bay. The next close cities are Iligan in the east and Linamon in the west. It’s, without doubt, a landmark for Iligan city. The Agus river is a river that starts at lake Lanao in the highlands of Mindanao. Lake Lanao is the biggest […]

02 Nov 2019
Palapye train station

Palapye in the middle of bushland

The midsize town Palapye Palapye is a midsize town in Botswana and locates in the Central District. The town surrounds by savanna only. Serowe is the next nearby city located around 30 km west of Palapye. Gaborone the capital in the southeast and Francistown in the north are the next major cities. The distance to both cities is around 250 km. Even in the first view, Palapye looks very young nevertheless the town has a long history. Palapye is a continuously […]

23 Jul 2019
A sundowner in central Botswana

A sundowner in central Botswana

Nothing special for Africa A sundowner in central Botswana is nothing special for Africa. However, The sunset symbolises in many cultures, the end of the day. The work was done and the time to take a break begins. I have seen a lot of beautiful sunsets around the world.  Each time I try to compare and remember which is the best one. However,  always conclude that it’s an endless story. Finally, I ended up in the same loop. Because all are amazing, […]

08 Oct 2018
The white sand dunes

The white sand dunes

The white sand dunes near Oilifantshoek are a place not far from Kathu. In the Africaans language, they are called Witsand Nature Reserve. What stands for the white sand nature reserve. It’s a trip of three hours to the west. First, driving from Kathu and following the national road N14 in the direction of Upington. Then the second part is an unpaved road. Short after the little town of Oilifantshoek, a poster indicates to turn left from the main road […]

24 Sep 2018
African skies

Under African skies

At the end of the day when the sun drops down, the dust settles and after a short twilight transition then the African skies change dramatically. The temperature drops and millions of cicadas start playing music. That is even the time when the sky looks washed and then suddenly the first stars appear. It’s time to enjoy the evening under African skies in the Kalahari desert. That reminds me of the song “Under African Skies” by Paul Simon. For sure. […]