Negev Desert / Afternoon in the Nubian ibex human domain

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A close encounter with majestic Nubian ibex in Sde Noker is a true delight, but raises questions about relations between people and wild animals.

Kyrgyzstan / People and life in rural areas

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Want to buy a mare milk drink? Enjoy summer pastures? Meet inspiring shepherds? A glimpse into rural life in Kyrgyzstan via encounters with local communities.

Living Root Bridges and Structures of North-East India Explained

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Villagers in North-East India developed an innovative technique to construct bridges and other useful structures out of living aerial roots of rubber (Ficus Elastica) trees. Watch a short documentary and an inspiring photo gallery showcasing root bridges and ladders, with commentary analyzing their structural principles. A must for any civil engineer, architect and designer!

Garo Hills Traditional Tribal Architecture – Meghalaya India

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“Where bamboo exists – No Worries!” – Magnificent structures for living and storage built by Garo people are not only functional structures but also aesthetic ones. An inspirational tour of fine vernacular architecture.

Garo Hills Meghalaya India – People and Rural Life

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A visit to rural areas of West Garo Hills in Meghalaya, India, where unique traditional life is still kept by Garo People.

Living Root Bridges of Nagaland India – Nyahnyu Village Mon District

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Root bridges are bridges made of living tree roots. It was believed that such bridges are unique to southern areas of Meghalaya, but here are some beautiful examples for root bridges in Nagaland state in India, around the village of Nyahnyu – Mon district.

Climbing Breithorn via Südwandsteig – Steinernes Meer – Riemannhaus Austria

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A beautiful day hike up Breithorn via Südwandsteig, with a beautiful rewarding view to Steinernes Meer, and a relaxing stop at Riemannhaus. A day in the Austrian Alps.

Hiking Kasern Italy – Birnlücke Pass – Krimmler Tauernhaus Austria

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A beautiful day hike crossing the Alps from Italy to Austria through Kehrer Alm, Birnlückenhütte and Birnlücke pass

Alpine Peace Crossing – Krimml to Kasern 2015 – Photo Gallery

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Photos from the events and walk of the 9th Alpine Peace Crossing – commemorating the 5,000 Jewish refugees who crossed the Alps on their way to the Land of Israel in 1947

Buzludzha Bulgaria – Monument Architectural Tour

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Discover Buzludzha Monument – a fine example of socialist/communist – brutalist architecture currently in decay. By video and stills we shall discover the unique architectural and artistic features of the site.

Tobacco air curing in Prilep Macedonia

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Tobacco leaves decorate the streets of Prilep in Macedonia as part of the curing process. Watch a clip of a family preparing the leaves for curing and enjoy stills of the colorful streets

Hiking Krimml Tauern Pass – Following the footsteps of post WWII Jewish refugees

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The hike from Krimml in Austria towards Kasern in Italy through the Krimmler Tauern pass, is one of the finest in this area of the alps, but also provides the opportunity to experience a bit of post WWII Jewish refugees difficult journey to the Land of Israel.

Magical Snow in the Galilee – Hararit – Yotvat – Laura Netofa

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A unique snow video and photo gallery from places that seldom see snow in Israel: Yotvat (Yodfat) ridge, the settlement of Hararit and Laura (Lavra) Netofa.

Mariovo – Macedonian forgotten paradise

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Visiting the enchanting landscapes of Mariovo, southern Macedonia, and the villages of Štavica and Manastir

Vitolište – A visit to a village lost in time

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The story of Vitolište in Macedonia is the story of numerous villages all over the world that were left to decay due to massive urbanization processes. We shall tour the village that once knew lively days, guided by Vane who used to live there as a child.

Iceland National Trail

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Iceland National Trail is an initiative to create a long circular hiking & biking route that passes through Iceland’s best locations, in order to spread tourism across the country, encourage encounters between visitors and locals and bring tourism as a source of income to remote communities.

Snow in Samaria – photo presentation

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An unusual weather system brought significant amounts of snow to the mountain ridges of Samaria. In this presentation we shall tour the snowy Samaria and get familiar with its landscapes and settlements.

People of Iceland – Part A – Throughout the island

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Excerpts from fascinating encounters with people of the country of ice and rocks, during a 40 days trip in Iceland. In this part – encounters throughout the island

Bunkers in Albania

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A tour back to Albania’s communist era through sights of Enver Hoxha’s bunkers scattered all over the country

Prilep to Bitola – A beautiful train ride in Macedonia

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A train ride from Prilep to Bitola in Macedonia is an interesting view into decaying rural life in this region, in a magnificent landscape

Syange, 15 Years Later – Annapurna Circuit Revisited

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A visit to the Nepali village of Syange, along the Annapurna Circuit trek, in 2011 carrying photos from the 1996 visit, creates wonderful opportunities for new-old acquaintances…

Tsum Valley Nepal – Photos

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Tsum Valley is almost a Tibet within Nepal. Opened for tourists in 2008, it offers a unique cultural experience for those making the long trek to get there

Mount Manaslu Nepal – Photos from the village of Lho

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Take a look at the majestic Mount Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world, photographed from the village of Lho

People of Manaslu region and Tsum Valley – Photos

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Whether it is a short “Namaste” greeting on the trail or “home staying” with a family, acquaintances with people of Manaslu region and Tsum valley in Nepal are joyful and inspiring. Meet some of these people…

Punggen Gompa Nepal – trip photos

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Punggen Gompa is located on a remote mountain plateau beneath Mount Manaslu. Take a look at some photos from a trip up to the Gompa and superb mountain views surrounding it

Manaslu Circuit Trek Photos – Full Gallery

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From the wet lush green areas of the lower Budhi Gandaki at ~500 meters above sea level, through amazing views of Mount Manaslu and the snow covered mountains around Larke La 5106 meters high to magical Bhimtang and beyond…

Lodge development in Nepal Manaslu region raising concerns

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A notable construction of lodges currently takes place along the Manaslu Circuit trekking route. Locals identify the increase in trekker numbers and build new accommodation facilities, some of them quite different from traditional local structures

A Glimpse of Georgia – The country of natural and human beauty

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A Glimpse of Georgia (Gruzia), the wonderful Caucasus country rich with natural beauty and wonderful people…

Wenchi Crater Lake, Ethiopia – Photographed Journey

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An enchanting lake is situated inside a dormant volcano mouth in Ethiopia. Villages are scattered around the lake, making it a fascinating destination for hiking. Watch a photo gallery of this unknown paradise.

Panoramas of Ladakh India – Presentation

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Ladakh in north India, a high altitude desert, is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. The strong Tibetan influence gave it the nickname “Little Tibet”. The extreme terrain and climate, as well as the unique way of life developed in Ladakh, form a magical magnet to travelers…

Guess the place from above !

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We all like to admire places from viewpoints, whether natural or man made. This presentation is a journey-quiz through sights seen from man made towers in various countries…

Tastes of Romania – Model 1999

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A journey to Romania in April 1999. It was a voyage back in time… Join a journey through Romania’s rural areas as well as some more familiar urban places, and meet its landscapes and people.

Images from Toscana Tuscany

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Images from the rolling hills and ranges of Tuscany (Toscana) , Italy.

Journey along China’s Yangtze rising water due to Three Gorges Dam construction

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A historical cruise along China’s Yangtze river, where people, villages and towns are relocated due to the rising water level following Three Gorges Dam construction.

Gongtan – The charming Chinese village that will vanish soon

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A visit to a unique 1700 years old village-town in Chongqing’s remote Youyang County, which will be vanished underwater, due to the construction of the Pengshui Dam on the Wu Jiang (river).

Bulgaria Mountainous tour 2002

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Photos from Bulgaria – A trip in Rila, Pirin, Rodopi ranges with a climb to Vihren Peak, and visit in Shiroka Loka, Plovdiv, Sofia, Trigrad Canyon, Bansko and more…

World photos collage

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A landscape collage made of pieces of photos taken all over the world (USA, UK, Austria, Nepal, Vietnam, Israel, Thailand). The world is indeed made of pieces, and they are all combined to one system…

Vietnam travelogue and photos

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Travelogue and Photos from Vietnam

Images from Turkey – Kaçkar, Cappadocia, and more…

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Images from Turkey – Kaçkar, Erzurum, Kars, Ani, Cappadocia, and more…