Cerro Torre seen from Circo de los Altares

Circo de los Altares

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Many of you might have seen pictures of Patagonia's majestic mountains. Some of you might have even been there and have seen them in person. If you have ever asked yourself - what's behind those mountains? Here is your answer: Circo de los…

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Fitz Roy winter sunrise

Gentle Call

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Leaving bed early to go on a pre-dawn walk with unknown outcome often turns into a mental challenge for me. The uncertainty that comes with landscape photography made me change my mind many times before. I have skipped alarms, turned…

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Full moon rising above Piedras Rojas

Breathing Space

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Interaction with other human beings had been limited for the past eight days. We were going south on isolated roads alongside the chilean/bolivian border. We  passed few trucks carrying their heavy loads, blowing huge clouds of black smoke…

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Into the White

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If you visit Antarctica chances are high that at some point you end up at Port Lockroy, a british base on Goudier Island. For most visitors arriving aboard their comfortable cruise ships the highlight is sending greeting cards from the…

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Crescent moon behind Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy at dusk

Relaunch 2020

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What has long been overdue was finally accomplished: A few days ago I hit the publish button on the project that I had been working on for almost a decade - my website. Well, of course I haven't spent 10 years actively working on it, but…

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Sunset light on a mountain in Cordillera Huayhuash.

The Walls of Huayhuash

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Exactly one year ago I was on a 12-day trek around Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru. I will not have to introduce this place to those of you who read Joe Simpson's incredible book "Touching the Void". For those who haven't: Cordillera…

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Colourful sediment on Vinicunca the rainbow mountain in Perú.

Rainbow Ridge

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I coincidentally stumbled upon Perú's Rainbow Mountain while planning last year's trip. What was intended as a little detour from our 5 day trek circling snowcapped Ausangate turned into an arduous 11-hour hike above an altitude of 4700m.…

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Volcanoes reflected in a lake at sunset.

Back from the Altiplano

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Last year in March I visited the Altiplano - the andean high plateau shared by Argentina, Bolivia and Chile - and returned deeply impressed. I had an incredibly productive time up there, being treated to one crazy sunset after the other.…

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Fitz Roy reflected in Laguna de los Tres at sunrise.

In Patagonia

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Since I'm being treated to some decent internet connection these days I thought I'd give you a little update about my whereabouts... I'm reciding in Ushuaia at the moment with a few hours off, before i continue to Isla Navarino to do one…

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A tent in front of Cerro Fitz Roy at dawn

Merry Christmas 2015

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Merry X-Mas everyone!! I'm lucky enough to be celebrating in Patagonia this year. Here's a shot from last week. I'll post some updates next week - if internet connection permits...

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