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Invasion on a plate

Invasion on a plate

Ever since Columbus missed India, plants have been taking advantage of human beings for their own propagation. It’s not like they didn’t do so before ...
Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Five years ago, when my wife and I were first wandering across Namibia or, more precisely, the Sossusvlei pan, its greatest landmark, two hot air ball ...
Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

This time, I’m leaving for an area where there isn’t much forest left, even though there used to be some in the past. However, the Big Bang and an ava ...
A Polynesian wedding

A Polynesian wedding

That morning, well before seven, I was hunched over my radio station with a microphone in my hand, waiting for the call of my friends from the Avatar ...
Three Years - Three Continents - Three Rainbows

Three Years - Three Continents - Three Rainbows

I. Ladakh, India     Leaving behind the cacophonous traffic jams of Srinagar, the road climbs up, clinging to the side of the crumb ...
Memories ...

Memories ...

In two days, on the 10th of November, exactly ten years will have passed since Tomaž Humar was fatally injured in the Himalayas. Incidentally, he woul ...
AX08167 – the power of information

AX08167 – the power of information

Morning. Aroma of fresh coffee in the air. I sit in front of my window; the valley is still covered in fog. The sun is about to rise above the hill. T ...
The Eiger Mittellegi Ridge

The Eiger Mittellegi Ridge

Every year, we move to Chamonix for the summer, and this year was no exception. My wife and I call it working, while our daughters Mija and Ula call i ...
Tibetan nomads and the television

Tibetan nomads and the television

At 66, as I think about the intense desire to go out and explore the world, I immediately find a whole bunch of reasons to do so. There are so many in ...