Kategorie: Middle East and Africa

Riyadh - view from Al Faisaliah Tower

Riyadh – March 2020

Actually not much to say about this (business) trip. I was mostly working, and also trying to get back to Germany, as due to the Corona crisis borders were shutting down. I entered the country one day before there was an entry ban for Germans. Crazy times. I only had […]

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South Africa – Pilanesberg – June 2018

Again I had the chance on the weekend to visit Pilanesberg National Park, about 2 1/2 hours away from Johannesburg. This time I drove by myself. Sadly I did not see any big cats this time. Vegetation was higher than I rememberd it from August the year before, so it […]

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Friday market Nizwa

Oman – April 2018 – Nizwa and Green Mountain

Just one night after coming back from Dubai I had to fly all the way back (and a bit further) to Oman. I was here January this year, now the temperatures are a bit hotter and finally the new airport is open. Just after arrival I got my rental car […]

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Morning view from Burj Khalifa

Abu Dhabi + Dubai – March 2018

Yet another business trip… This time I went to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Again I had a bit of time for some photography. In Abu Dhabi I was very impressed by the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. It is a huge building! I visited it 2 times – one time before and […]

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Mutrah (Old Muscat)

Oman January 2018 – Nizwa and Muscat

The year started with a 1 week business trip to Oman directly after the Christmas holidays. I had to work on 2 projects, one in Nizwa, the other in Muscat. The flight from Zurich took about 6hrs during the night. From Muscat airport I got a rental car together with […]

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Jordan – Petra – November 2017

For the second time in my life I had the chance to visit Petra in Jordan. This time I spent 3 nights in the little town Wadi Musa, just at the entrance of Petra. This has the advantage that I can just walk into Petra without any driving. The entrance […]

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