vor 5 Wochen
some months ago I visited the memorial site at Oświęcim (Ausschwitz) in Poland. I shot some pictures of the floor and the walls, everything kept as it had been during the years of terror and genocide. Soon I will place them on my website, here are only a few of them...
Last week I met a group of men and homeless children living in and around a cementery in Larache, Morocco. The children are collecting water bottles and other stuff from the rubbish dump which is covering the southern part of the highcoast and the beaches of this at first sight charming little city at the Atlantic coast. Abdullah, who cannot stop inflicting pain to himself, and his friends are living in the mausoleums for several years now...
Today finally I have some time to develop pictures from my time in Albania. Still impressed with the landscapes, here are a few sceneries from the mountains near Stegopul, southeast of Gjirokastra...
First I thought it was one of the typical empty phrases in my travel guide, but just in the moment I ordered a cup of turkish coffee in Café Ara, near Istlikal Caddesi in Beyoglu, Ara Güler, the world famous Magnum photographer and chronicler of his hometown himself saluted the waiter in this crowded coffee shop for which he lent his name. Thank you for inspiring me, Mr. Güler! Check out some of Ara Gülers Istanbul pictures: http://www.araguler.com.tr/aboutaraguler.html