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Rainforest explorers

Rainforest Explorers || Gunung Mulu national park, Borneo, Malaysia || I didn’t know Borneo’s the third-largest island in the world. When my friend Nadine and I arrived we thought we could just take a bus from one side to the other  How naïve. Borneo is huge, covered in rainforest and mountains. We ended up flying […]

Shadow Seeker

Shadow Seeker // Honolulu, Hawaii // 08/2012 // Four years ago; too vain to wear my hair in a ponytail.  Hawaii is a surfers’ paradise for a reason. “It’s windy, it’ colourful, it’s overwhelming.” When my parents asked me what I wanted for graduation I was immediately sure: I wanna visit @jayceeuch in Hawaii. I […]

Comfort zone crusher

Comfort zone crusher // Volcán Paricutín, Michoacan, Mexico // 10/2013 // “The most rewarding experiences in my life were moments when I crushed my comfort zone. It was a strenious climb up onto the volcano Paricutín. The night before we only slept about two hours. I was wasted. Still a small group of survivors climbed […]

The Dreamer

The Dreamer // Langkawi Island, Malaysia // 02/2014 // “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living […]

Feeling out of place at Thaipusam (2/2)

Feeling out of place at Thaipusam (2/3) || Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia || 02/14 || “Shall I close my eyes and get away as fast as possible or shall I have a closer look. The men don’t seem to feel the hooks in their backs. How??” In my bare naïveté I had dived into another world by […]

Thaipusam (1/2)

Thaipusam (1/3) || Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia || 02/14 || “With her hands clinging to the pot of milk she’s passing me by. For a second I try to catch her eyes but her view is focused in the distance. Deep in trance she doesn’t seem to feel the skewer that is piercing her mouth.”  ➔ […]

One day in Bogotá. Bogotá in one day.

Today I finally set out to explore Bogotá and had a perfect Sunday. Here’s my walking tour. I left at around 11 am for Usaquén: an artistic, cute little district in the north of Bogotá. Originally it was a seperate municipality but as Bogotá has grown and grown the city has just “eaten up” the […]