Way out in the Venetian Lagoon there's Burano, a tiny fishermen's island, and although it belongs to Venice it looks completely different. It’s been known for many many years for its colorful little houses which are reflected in the channels. The legend says that the fishermen have painted their houses so brightly so that they would find their way home in foggy nights or when they have had one too many.
In February 2020 we stayed a couple of weeks in the West of Portugal to do some photo scouting and spent 4 days each in the bubbly and colorful Porto as well as in the less known Aveiro which is also called the Portuguese "Venice" because of its channels with the old Moliceiros which nowadays carry along tourists instead of salt or fish...
It had been my husband's long-cherished wish to return to this Greek string of islands which he had visited as a student and backpacker many years ago. Well, we found that the small white cubic houses with the blue doors and shutters and the many small white chapels with their blue round roofs have not changed at all over the years... READ MORE
On my first visit to the Delhi scrapyard I felt rather shy. I had no idea, how the people would receive me - me being a European tourist, a woman, a photographer. When I got out of the car my first impulse was jumping right back into the car as soon as I had set eyes on the many dirty workmen populating the streets and looking – what I thought quite hostile. What a misinterpretation!! READ MORE
“I’ve often questioned myself, why Europeans are so nuts about India. Why they want to be there, to travel there, to put up with everything there. Clearly, India is not just a different country, India is a different continent, a different planetary system... READ MORE
In July 2016 I visited Ladakh for the first time with a small group of photographers and our wonderful guide Jigmet. I was deeply impressed by the friendly people, the backdrop of the mighty mountains and the tiny monasteries sitting right on top of them.
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