Entries from 'countryside'

a visit to Bahurutshe

I went with some friends to Bahurutshe, a cultural village not too far from Gabs. The place is run by a retired woman, who is committed to keeping the traditional rituals and culture alive. We were greeted by a group of villagers from Mmankgodi and learned about the wedding ceremony, life in the olden days…

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Sunset Saturday XXXII

A little bit late, but here is another beautiful evening sky during our trip to Italy in September. We stayed on top of a hill in the middle of nowhere and enjoyed the view over the landscape and the sea in the distance for a couple of days. It was really great to calm down…

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in the village…

During the weekend we went to stay with some friends near Molepolole. The days are getting warm, but it is very dry and so we went for some sundowners to a nearby dam, watching the cattle in the reed and the birds on the water. In the evening we sat around the fire, listened to…

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Sunset Saturday XXV

The evening light on the Altiplano near Cusco was incredible. I’ve never seen such a mix of sunlight, clouds, and green hills with the dramatic backdrop of the snow-capped mountain peaks – it was really amazing!

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roadside scenes

Some pictures from the way home to Gabs, taken from the car. Vast grassland and wide, open skies. Next to the road, some cattle and spread-out villages. Rising hills in the distance, empty land. Just across the border, but a different country indeed.

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Ein Winterspaziergang

like last year I spent a short visit in the North of Germany. and like last year there is a lot of snow so we went for a beautiful little walk in the countryside adoring the frozen world around us.

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artisan visit

The other day I went to Gabane a small village outside of Gabs with a friend to visit some local artists. The main attraction is a pottery, where they produce beautiful traditional ceramics and some other crafts. In the shop, some women were quietly working on new pieces while outside, goats were running around. I…

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