"If you want to build a ship, do not gather your men and women to give them orders, explaining every detail, to tell them where to find everything ... If you want to build a ship, do arise in the heart of your men and women the desire of the sea." –– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Temple is a powerful and emotional place. The tradition of participants inscribing the surfaces of the piece with personal messages has continued through all of the iterations of the temple - "When the temple burns it's the only time the funky beats aren't blasting in the background. We stand together in silence, in respect for those living and those who are gone, in gratitude for our experience. We stand united and fully present reflecting on our lives, our experience and our futures knowing we've been offered a clean slate“ –– Matt Belair
Bagan is a historic royal city in Myanmar. With more than two thousand sacral buildings of brick it is one of the largest archaeological sites in Southeast Asia. Flying over the Pagodas in the early morning light will certaily leave you breathless.
"We do not inherit the Earth from our parents, we borrow it from our children" –– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Space Whale is a full scale humpback whale made of steel and stained glass. Lit from the inside at night and mystic in the dust of the Playa during the day, she was truly attracting us like a magnet.
"At Burning Man if you think you are going slow, you should slow down. Because this is where the true potency of magic and miracles take place“ –– D’Anicorn and poney Steeve
The sari is a South Asian garment worn extensively in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Its origins date back to 2800 BC. It’s typically wrapped around the waist with one end draped over the shoulder. The colors have many different meanings and the choice is dependent on ones thinking for the day. Red can signify love or celebration for example and yellow represents warmth, optimism and light.
The Cap Verdean have a simple lifestyle and appreciate little things. Despite the poverty, the happiness of the children shines through.
In Hinduism a Sadhu is a religious holy person. They are solely dedicated to achieving moksa (liberation) through meditation and contemplation and generally leave behind all material attachments. There are 4 to 5 million Sadhu’s in India today. They are supported by donations as they are thought to burn off a community’s bad karma thus seen to benefit society.
Aboriginal spirituality is deeply linked to their land. All objects are living and share the same soul and spirit as Aboriginals.
Greenland is the place to see ice in all its spectacular forms. In the winter, trapped in the frozen surface of the sea, they are like frozen pieces in nature’s great game, incredible and awesome. In the summer, they become vast floating sculptures setting off on a long and uncertain voyage with only the wind and the current to steer them.
The White Desert is located in the Farafra depression. The landscape is characterized by massive Limestone rock formations. It has been classified by Egypt as a natural protectorate in 2002.
Proud fisherman standing in front of his boat on the beach of Sao Filipe on the island of Fogo.
Namib-Naukluft Park is one of the biggest national parks in Africa, spanning much of the central Namib Desert and includes the Naukluft Mountains. Flying over the dunes during the golden hour is truly a magical experience.
The Stromboli is one of the most activ vulcano in the world with intervals ranging from minutes to hours. It is one of the eight Aeolian Island north of Sicily.
Lord Krishna says "Among the serpents I am Ananta." Ananta is the infinite divine snake with its endless coils floating in the waters of creation. The snake is revered in Indian mythology and culture and is worshiped by Hindu’s. It is not seen as evil but a divinity representing eternity and symbolizes the three processes of creation, being creation, preservation and destruction.
The Devils Marbles are huge granite boulders scattered across a wide, shallow valley, 100 kilometres south of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory. In the Aboriginal mythology the Devils Marbles are the eggs of the rainbow serpent, and many "dreamtime" stories and traditions of Aboriginal people are linked with this area. It has a deep spiritual meaning and the traditional Aboriginal owners of the region regard the marbles as having extraordinary powers.
Boa Vista is the third biggest Island of Cabo Verde and it’s name means "Beautifull View". The locals mainly live from tourism and fishing.
Cheetahs are famous for their speed and agility but are also one of Africa's most endangered big cats.
Deadvlei is a white clay pan characterized by dark, dead camel thorn trees near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Naukluft Park in Namibia.
Encounter with a young Monk in Bagan. He was send to the pagoda to take care of it. After having spend some time with him, he accepted to be portrayed on the roof of the buildung.
Santo Antão is for many the most stunning island of the Cape Verde archipelago. A land of dramatic scenery which is so spectacular it is said to take your breath away.
Floating over the dunes in a hot air balloon is a breathtaking way to appreciate the stunning landscape of the Namib Naukluft National Park.
The ghats are step-like embankments along the Ganges, where Hindus wash themselves in the water of the holy river to purify their sins. Just a few meters away the bodies of the dead are burned and laundry is washed.
A Sadhu at the Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India. Over 100 million pilgrims journey to the banks of the Ganges River over a 30 day period to bath in its holy waters. The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad takes place every 12 years.
The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are often referred to as the highest dunes in the world.
The only thing that remains when you come back from a trip are impressions. Memories are fleeting. This picture was taken after traveling in Asia and exposed it to the tide, it grew old and slowly disappeared. Before it fade out completely a print was made and then let the negative turn transparent, as our memories one day will.
After the arrival of the fishing boats the fish are placed on the boys head and taken off to the market. Sao Filipe, Fogo.
Not far from the train station of Yangon, men are playing a popular volley ball with a braided ball that they play with their feet or head.
Kids having fun and posing in front of the camera. Avenue of the Baobabs on Madagascar's west coast.