Rio de Janeiro / Brazil · 2014   The roofs of the favelas glistened in the evening sun

To me Brazil was...


... arriving on a 48h bus · the notion that Portuguese looks like Spanish but doesn't sound like it · an ethnic blend unique within South America · walking through merciless tropical downpour for hours · a witch and a patrol boat · stunning panoramas and drab close ups in Rio · three-story bunks · favelas glistening in the evening sun · fleeing from the soccer world cup.

What's it gonna be to you?


a glimpse


The city's antagonist was pristine.


Ilha Grande / Brazil · 2014

What an artsy cool kid metropolis; I don't know what fascinated me more - the idea to turn a stair set into a giant work of art or the art itself.


Rio de Janeiro / Brazil · 2014







places / stories

Ilha Grande / Distracting Convenience
Rio de Janeiro / No Hard Feelings
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Ilha Grande / Distracting Convenience

outrunning comfort to create memorable moments


Alas, convenience wanted me back in its enclosing walls for the same reasons it always does – for all the wrong reasons, distracting us from the bigger picture...

Rio de Janeiro / No Hard Feelings

distinguishing between place and experience


...our feelings and notions of a place are only as good or bad as our experience there. My harshest criticism towards many travelers and especially the ones armed with blogs – that they don’t distinguish between a place and their experience there...




photos | landscapes


wilderness heart

Raw Patagonian horizons stretching all the way to rough coastlines in Newfoundland and an abundance of wilderness wonders in-between: from azure glaciers, psychedelic lagoons and altitude canyons to ash-spewing volcanoes, jungle greens and soaring falls. see more

photos | urban

South America

brick beauty & street art

tin roofs and brick oceans juxtaposing sleek high rises and architecture of the centuries see more





in South America

all flavors dancing
surreal Altiplano dreamscapes
rugged beauty, bohemian cities
where Caribbean & Andes meet
tiny country, big culture & nature
between deserts & snowy peaks
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North America


Uyuni / Traversing the Zig-Zag Road between Pain and Pleasure

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Window Worlds

different world, same life