Entries from 'forest'

a few pics from that last big trip: the wild West Coast

So here’s kind of the last batch of pictures from our NZ trip from a few stops along the West Coast of the South Island. A really pristine coast, with a wild symphony of whitewater, huge, thundering waves, amazing rock formations, seal colonies, native birds and completely oversized vegetation, topped with the full range of…

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a few pics from that last big trip: Soaking it in at Fox Glacier II

While the weather was fine, we drove down to Matheson Lake for a panoramic view of the glacier. We got lucky and saw the majestic white peaks in the sunshine before hiking through dense moist forest around the mirror-like lake, creating a perfect image of the surrounding vegetation on its calm surface. Huge ferns, age-old…

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a hobbit’s walk

NZ is a paradise for walking and hiking. The lush green vegetation and the lack of any dangerous animals makes it a great place to explore, so that’s what we did. From the beautiful bush park lodge we followed a path along a little stream through thick forest. The huge leafs of the palm ferns,…

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Through the West African Forest

For a potential project, I travelled to Abidjan and embarked on a journey through the last remaining part of the Upper Guinean Forest in Côte d’Ivoire and neighbouring Liberia. It was quite an adventure and we spent endless days on bumpy roads while exploring the Tai–Grebo–Sapo region. The sheer size of the trees and plants…

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In the Black Forest

I realize that this is slightly late, but I wanted to share some of the photos of a trip to the Black Forest in early June. It was a work trip, so there were a lot of meetings involved, but we also hiked through a “banned forest” to a perfect little lake and came really close…

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