An Angel Shark (Squatina squatina) lies at the rocky ground in Fuerteventura. Angel Sharks were common in the Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean, but commercial fishing has decimated the population via bycatch. Angel Sharks are a now critically endangered species. The Canary Islands are home to almost all of the remaining Angel Sharks population.

Angel Sharks

Angel Sharks are an unusually flat-bodied genus of sharks and grow to a length of 1.5 meter. Angel Sharks once were…
Night in Cadiz.

Cadiz after Midnight

Cadiz is not only a beautiful city with a picturesque old town, but also evaporates history with every step you…
Fisherboats lie at the beach La Caleta in Cadiz. The fort San Sebastian (left) and the Santa Catalina castle (right) were built in 1598 to deter further British attacks in the Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604).

A Postcard from Cadiz

Cadiz is among the oldest cities of Western Europe founded around 1100 BC by the Phoenicians of Tyre, a maritime…

Sand Play

Water and sand form constantly changing structures and patterns – ‘sand play’ gets a new meaning. The same happens at…

Patterns in the Sand

There are myriads of patterns in the sand. The waves form constantly evolving structures and patterns. At a sandy beach,…

Building Ruins

Construction in Spain boomed – until the economy collapsed in 2008. The result of the property bubble bursting are abandoned…

Postcards from Fuerteventura

A few days in the sun recharge the batteries after a long winter. Sun, salt water, wind, swimming, surfing, running,…

Andorra’s Clouds

We left France at noon, driving over El Pas de la Casa through Andorra to Catalunya in Spain. The pass…

Football Field

A football field in the desert. Taken some years ago. Film, cross-processed.