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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

There are certain landscapes, places, and spots on our planet that blew me away and changed me forever. I call them the shrines of my world. Their glo ...
Light, Air and Sun in the Palace of the Proletariat

Light, Air and Sun in the Palace of the Proletariat

Once you make it past the crowds of tourists basking in the imperial splendour of the Schönbrunn Palace, grab yourself a seat on the U4 subway line an ...
Playful sea lions

Playful sea lions

There are certain destinations that make my eyes sparkle whenever I think of them. One of them must be the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea o ...
The world that is changing and disappearing

The world that is changing and disappearing

While Australia is on fire, the south of Africa is threatened by one of the largest droughts in recent history which will, as is customary in Africa, ...
Vienna: a Long Way Home

Vienna: a Long Way Home

After ten years on the move – some 25 countries, five universities across three continents, three passports, countless apartments, all personal belong ...
Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

This time, I’m leaving for an area where there isn’t much forest left, even though there used to be some in the past. However, the Big Bang and an ava ...
A Polynesian wedding

A Polynesian wedding

That morning, well before seven, I was hunched over my radio station with a microphone in my hand, waiting for the call of my friends from the Avatar ...
Tibetan nomads and the television

Tibetan nomads and the television

At 66, as I think about the intense desire to go out and explore the world, I immediately find a whole bunch of reasons to do so. There are so many in ...
What does it mean to have the lynx disappear from our forests again?

What does it mean to have the lynx disappear from our forests again?

Text and photos: Petra Draškovič Pelc, PhD   What does it mean to have the lynx disappear from our forests again? My guess is we don’t thin ...
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