A Kind of symmetry

The Congresso Nacional – part of the so called cockpit, the governmental area in Brasilia

Taken: Brasilia, Brazil


Chocolate Hills

Chocolate Hills – sweet as candy…

Taken: Bohol, Philippines

Conical hats

These conical hats are somewhat omnipresent…

Taken: (around) Hoi An, Vietnam

A life lived

What else can you think of if you look in these faces…

Taken: (around) Hoi An, Vietnam

The ships are watching

The legend has it that these painted eyes protect your boat from monsters or evil spirits.

Taken: around Hoi An, Vietnam

Misty Ha Long Bay

There lies beauty even in a misty day…

Taken: Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Inle Lake

Already quite touristic at that time, the lake and the surrounding landscape is impressive anyways. Though without the acrobatic fisherman

Taken: Inle Lake, Myanmar

Parallel lines

Photographers heaven. Everywhere these parallel lines… 

Taken: Lisbon, Portugal


Sometimes, you need just a few minutes off. No Problem at all! Just put on your earphones and leave the world behind.  

Taken: Barcelona, Spain

Born wild

Always stay connected! Even if you are born wild and on a huge music festival

Taken: Barcelona, Spain

Early morning training unit

It was way too hot for such activities during the day. So they did their soccer training in the early morning hours.

Taken: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Jesus above the clouds

When we visited sugarloaf mountain the whole are was in deep clouds. But as it got later the clouds disappeared and offered this stunning view

Taken: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Evening session


Watched the capoeira evening session with these two mestres at Jericoacoara beach.




Taken: Jericoacoara, Brazil

Was there alcohol involved?

The longer the parade lasted the smoother the movements became. I guess it was because of the heat and the alcohol – both came in heavy doses…. 

Taken: Sucre, Bolivia

Street Impressions

An always nice interaction of light and shadow

Taken: Kiev, Ukraine

Sundays at the church

Sunday prayers at the St. Volodymir’s Cathedral in Kiev, which is the mother cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Haven’t seen such a crowded church for years.

Taken: Kiev, the Ukraine

Behind the scenes #2

In the evening hours life’s getting a bit more relaxed at the beach. Get your last icecream or caipirinha before this guy will shut down his shop for today.

Taken: Jericoacoara, Brazil

The dove

This building by famous architect Oscar Niemeyer is called the dove – guess why

Taken: Brasilia, Brazil

She’s watching you

Young skater Girl at a Festival in La Paz

Taken: La Paz (Bolivia)

Sunday prayer

Prayers in Brasilia during the holy week

Taken: Brasilia, Brazil

Sponge Bob

SpongeBob – as seen in Brasilia

Taken: Brasilia, Brazil

Watch your step

Watch your step – on the scaffold and below!

Taken: Lapa (Rio de Janeiro), Brazil


You never know what future top star you are watching while drinking your caipirinha on one of the uncountable beaches.

Taken: Maragogi, Brazil

Night Train to Hanoi

Stewards checking the compartments of the overnight train from Da Nang to Hanoi.

Taken: between Da Nang and Hanoi (Vietnam)

Waiting in vain

I don’t wanna wait in vain for your love… (Bob Marley)

Taken: Brasilia, Brazil

Tambourine Man


Out of every corner of the small bar you hear some tambourine, a rattle, clapping. Every now and then someone new comes by and joins the band, like this old man. And the whole bar is singing and dancing…

Taken: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Orange on blue


Working guys taking a break from unloading their truck. With light and shadow colors pop out more vibrant than usual

Taken: Sao Luís, Brazil

Sunrise at 6


Getting up at 4:30 for several days in a row pays off for situations like these…

Taken: (around) Hoi An, Vietnam

The next generation


The next generation seems to be ready  for action – in a few years I will see you in the main crowd.


Taken: Sucre, Bolivia

Best friends


Best friends share everything with each other – even their secrets…

Taken: Maragogi, Brazil