Albert Hall concert hall in South Kensington, London. The hall was built in 1871 and hosts the Proms concerts since 1941.

BBC Proms

The BBC Proms are an eight-week series of music concerts in London that go back to the 19th century when…
Pinda lighthouse oversees Mozambique's Memba bay. The tower was built in 1923 with a height of 31 metres.

Pinda Lighthouse

Sailing across the Indian Ocean to East Africa is a century-old trading route. Today’s container ships can rely on satellites,…
A nosestripe anemonefish (Amphiprion akallopisos) hides in the stinging tentacles of an anemone, Memba Bay, Strait of Mozambique.

Nosestripe Anemonefish

Although quite small, the nosestripe anemonefish is incredibly brave. I’ve observed one chasing away another fish that was much larger…
The wreck of the tugboat El Peñon sits on the ground in 32 metres depth in Tabaiba, Tenerife.

The Wreck of the Peñón

Wreck diving is fascinating in many ways: there’s the diving aspect, big underwater shapes are interesting to photograph, and last…
The sun sets behind limestone chimneys with steaming hot springs near Lac Abbe at the border between Djibouti and Ethiopia. Lac Abbe is a hypersalinic salt lake in the centre of the Afar Depression in the North of the East African Rift. The area is inhabited by Afar people herding camels, sheep, and goats.

The Desert at Lac Abbe in Djibouti

Djibouti does deals with everybody, the exile Frenchman said. He’s living in Djibouti City for almost three decades, is married…
Making photo prints.

Printing with the Canon Pro-1000 Printer

A few months ago, my inkjet printer recently gave up work after ten years, so I had to decide about…
An Arabian angelfish (Pomacanthus asfur) swims af the wreck of the French cargoship Le Faon sunken 1970 after a machine room explosion near the Moucha island, Djibouti.

The Wreck of the Orchard Reefer

The Gulf of Aden, notorious for pirates, is one of the major waterways on the globe. Connecting the Indian Ocean…
Aras harvests the salt at the shore of Lac Assal in Djibouti, a highly saline lake situated 155 metres below sea level. Depending on the wind, each segment of the shore produces its own shape and size of grains of salt. Aras' family sells the salt to tourists.

Harvesting the Salt of Lac Assal

Aras harvests the salt at the shore of Lac Assal in Djibouti. His family sells the salt to tourists. Trading…
A hermit crab carries the shell of a sea snail.

Hermit Crabs, The Home Swapping Club

Hermit crabs are crustaceans that scavenge and inhabit the shells of molluscs, most often sea snails. Their abdomen is soft…