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  The Desert Festival oF Jaisalmer From Camel Polo to Turban Tying   Once a year, in wintertime, the Desert Festival takes place in Jaisalmer, an Indian town part of the Rajasthan state and situated in the middle of the Thar Desert near the border with Pakistan. The three days long festival is the place […]

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2014 in retrospect
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After having been silent here for over half a year, it’s about time to catch up again. Let me share with you that this silence was in no way planned. To the contrary, I have travelled quite a bit in 2014, I made many pictures and obviously I planned on posting them more often than […]

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Brazil-Itacare-beach
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‘Homesick’ to Brazil 10 reasons to return or GO (if you haven’t been)   The biggest sports event in the world, the football World Cup, has started again last week, which here in The Netherlands means the whole country turns orange as soon as the Dutch team is playing. It’s really almost as if we have […]

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Keukenhof tulip fields
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  Keukenhof: Holland’s Largest Flower Garden   Being Dutch and living in The Netherlands, the presence of flowers somewhere nearby is almost a fact year through. Where supermarkets and flower stores make sure you’ll be able to buy plenty of flowers even in winter-time – thanks to the proximity of world’s largest largest growers and […]

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Berlin Underground While staying for a week in Berlin, Germany last month the U-Bahn – Berlin’s underground – was basically our daily means of transport. One day while waiting for the underground to stop at the U-Bahn stop Schlesisches Tor (below picture to the left) it struck me how old this particular part of the U-Bahn […]

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  Travel Portrait Tips By Photographers For Photographers   One of the most rewarding yet at the same time challenging subjects for a travel photographer is in my opinion how to capture people on pictures. Their faces, clothing, posture and surroundings often tell a lot about them, the country they live in, their customs, and […]

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Picture Berlin: A Visual Flashback This week we are visiting Berlin, Germany for world’s largest travel trade show, the ITB. Although we have a few things scheduled to explore Berlin a bit further than the fair only and more visuals will follow, our proposed visit made me go through my old pictures and think back […]

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Last months we organised the Travel Photo Competition 2013 and we have to be honest … this we did not expect! The enthusiasm for the competition was big, the quality of the entries was high and at the closing date of the competition we all in all received 134 entries. Of these entries we had to […]

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Human-trafficking
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A few years ago Ben Randall was a long-term traveller enjoying the amazing food and the company of the incredible, kind people of SE Asia. He lived in small rural villages and befriended locals all over the region. Sadly, Ben discovered something that would have otherwise been the farthest from his mind, human trafficking. One […]

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Travel-Photo-Competition
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.. of the Travel Photo Competition 2013 with the theme Travel Portrait. With only a bit less than 4 days to go, here’s a last update with all travel portraits sent in until last weekend, the 12th of January 2014. We’re happy to notice that everyone is focusing to make the deadline of this weekend, […]

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 The first week of the year can only mean one thing in one usually-speaking sleepy city in southern Colombia: total and utter craziness. The town in question is called Pasto and the source for this madness is spelled out as “Carnaval de Negros y Blancos”, or for you non-Spanish speakers out there, the “Blacks and […]

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Entrance Salt Cathedral Zipaquira
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Praying Underground in Zipaquira’s Salt Cathedral   An underground salt cathedral is not your daily place to say a prayer. But for hundreds of mine workers the cathedral in the salt mines of Zipaquira, Colombia, was for years the one place where they would pray daily for protection before they started the day’s work. Whereas […]

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Our first encounter with the work of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer – who today passed away exactly one year ago – took place in Curitiba, Brazil. Here we visited the Niemeyer Museum, also called Niemeyer’s Eye. This visit would be the beginning of a search for more of the architect’s work throughout Brazil. Below you’ll […]

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When planning your trip to Peru, Lima is one of those places that will most likely get on your itinerary just because you fly in there. It is not really promoted by travellers as a fun city, nor as a safe one. A lot of stories about theft and unsafe taxis do the round and […]

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Guamboianas-Silvia-Colombia
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One of the villages in the world where you’ll still hardly come across any other tourist when visiting it – while it’s definitely worth the visit – is Silvia, near Popayan, Colombia. Giving its charm it’s somewhat surprising, but well, I should be honest, the charm is actually mostly thanks to the Guambianos – the […]

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The Winner of Travel Photo Roulette no. 70 is .. With so many celebrations going on around the world these weeks, the theme that I chose for Travel Photo Roulette was ‘Party’. Some bloggers managed to find time in between all festive activities and sent in some great pictures. Honourable mentions go to Bianca of […]

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Street Art Valparaiso, Chile   Is it graffiti, or is it street art? In Valparaiso, Chile it’s hard to find a street without any beautiful, creative murals. When wandering around in this Chilean harbour city I was curious what the streets would treat my eyes with every time I took a turn. Yes, I agree […]

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Travel-Photo-Competition
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We are happy to announce our Travel Photo Competition 2013 in cooperation with Thule, manufacturer of the Perspektiv Camera Bag Series, who made available the three prizes for the photographers of the three most inspiring entries. The theme The theme of our 2013 competition is Travel Portraits.  Portraying people while travelling has been a personal challenge […]

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What better inspiration there is for your photography than the work of other fellow photographers? With photography becoming more and more popular and accessible, the ways to inspire yourself by others are easier than ever. If you are not close to any of the many photo events worldwide, you just go online and you will […]

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For those of you who like to go out and about for the day with all your camera gear, when cycling or hiking, the Thule Perspektiv Daypack may offer you exactly what you need. The Swedish company Thule has been around for many years and was until recently mainly seen as a trust-worthy brand of rooftop […]

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