Posts Tagged with: africa

Jul
27

Kenya & Tanzania… camping!

posted on July 27th 2015 in Me & Travel with 0 Comments

Time for the second African adventure of the year, now in search of the Big Five!

Just getting to Africa is going to be an adventure… I will be flying from London to Brussels (Belgium), then to Bujumbura (in Burundi -yeah, don´t ask me why!) and a last flight to Nairobi (Kenya). Connecting times are ridiculously tight so I will have to run and pray to don´t have any delay or problem.

El mero hecho de llegar a África va a ser una aventura… Vuelo de Londres a Bruselas (Bélgica), después a Bujumbura (en Burundi -sí, no me preguntes por qué) y el último vuelo es ya a Nairobi (Kenia). Los tiempos entre vuelos son extremadamente ajustados así que me tocará correr y rezar para que no haya ningún retraso o problema.

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May
22

Riding my donkey to the Valley of the Kings

posted on May 22nd 2015 in Travel with 0 Comments

The picture that you see is pretty much my view this morning on my way to the Valley of the Kings, in Luxor. After crossing the Nile by motorboat to get to the West Bank a donkey (which I liked to call my Fiat Punto as it was one of the slowest ones) took me through the farmlands to the valley.

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Mar
28

A campaign going viral 8 years later

posted on March 28th 2015 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Eight years ago, Cordaid People in Need, the Cordaid brand that helps provide emergency aid, launched a campaign called “Small Change, Big Difference” (Kleingeld, Groot Verschil). Although this campaign hasn’t been promoted for eight years, the images are still out there, online. And they are now being found by people and organizations from all over the world.  Just like I did. They have been shared tens of thousands of times, as if the campaign is still ongoing. Given that this “old” campaign is now inadvertently going “viral”, I revisit the story behind it.

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Feb
14

Condemned: Mental Health in African Countries in Crisis

posted on February 14th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Abandoned by governments, forgotten by the aid community, neglected and abused by entire societies: A voiceless minority resigned to the dark forgotten corners of churches, chained to rusted hospital beds, living out their lives behind the bars of filthy prisons. Lives condemned to quiet misery.

These are the mentally disabled living in Africa’s regions in crisis, countries ravaged by war, gripped by famine, or led by corrupt regimes. And we can take a look through Robin Hammond‘s lenses of his camera, winner of the FotoEvidence Book Award 2013.

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