India impressions, Part 1 – Jaisalmer, Thar Desert and Jodhpur

India impressions, Part 1 – Jaisalmer, Thar Desert and Jodhpur

On our 3-week tour through Rajasthan, the Golden Triangle and some other cities in India we have seen amazing forts, temples and palaces, vivid villages and cities, beautiful landscapes, kind people and holy and less holy animals. Out of this potpourri of colors and shapes we have made a photo-selection about the first part of our trip through this world. And maybe we can seduce you to see it for yourself… Read more

Udaipur, Rajasthan – Venice of the East

Udaipur, Rajasthan – Venice of the East

One of our favorite cities in India so far is Udaipur in Rajasthan. We spent a very enriching day in the city, strolling around the lakes and the old town. We got absorbed in the tumult of the markets and enjoyed the beauty of the City Palace. The next day we made a day-trip to the nearby Ranakpur, contemplating the artistic marble decorations of the most stunning Jain temple. Read more

Beautiful Havelis of Rajasthan tell their history

Beautiful Havelis of Rajasthan tell their history

In the first days of our Rajasthan tour we have been visiting several havelis. These are impressive mansions mainly from the 19th century, which are among the most important non-religious architectural landmarks of Rajasthan. Adorned by murals, beautiful artwork and paintings, the havelis were designed to reflect the prosperity of the owner. Read more

The fifth of the Big 5 of Africa

The fifth of the Big 5 of Africa

And finally, on our (most probably) last game drive in South Africa we saw it! The one missing from the Big 5 of Africa. We had travelled 13 thousand kilometers in 4 countries, visited 20 National Parks and game reserves, spent countless hours in the bush – in the car of course – and on the very last day we caught a glimpse of it: the leopard. Read more