In addition to scenic beauty, the mountainous Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet republic in the heart of Central Asia, offers its visitors also an insight into the traditional life of the nomads, who adorn their yurts with colourful felt carpets. The ancient art of making these so called «Shyrdak» carpets is an ancient tradition of the Kyrgyz people. The Shyrdak masters are mainly woman who live in in the rural regions of the country.
Since 2012, the artisan belongs to the list of cultural heritage of the UNESCO.
The exhibition GHANA! took place from 20.-26.8.2021 in the casita, Berne’s smallest boutique hotel, which transforms every three months in an extraordinary exhibition space!
A 17 days long journey from Tbilisi to Borjomi, Akhaltshikhe, Kutaisi, Posti, Kobuleti and Batumi.
In Karpathos, especially in the village of Olymbos, the women are very conservative and still wear their traditional costumes in everyday life.
Impressions of a Berne during and shortly after the semi lockdown in March, April and June 2020.
Fancy Dress Festival
The Fancy Dress Festival is the biggest masquerade festival in southern Ghana.
Naples is always fascinating. What you see here, in and under the city, is unique and makes this place extremely interesting.
Street photography in Morocco: Some impressions of the daily life in Marrakech, Essaouira, Tanger, Chefchaouen, Fès and Rabat.
The people of Kathmandu are made up of many ethnic groups, all of whom have their own traditions and religions.
Although Yangon is since 2005 no longer the capital of Myanmar, it is still the largest city in the country.
Cape Coast, the capital of the Central Region, is one of Ghana’s most significant spots.
In Kyrgyzstan, in the land of nomads, the use and the production of felt carpets has a long tradition.
Festivals in Ghana
In the south of Ghana, African religions play an important role alongside Christianity and Islam.
My Mother’s wardrobe
A fascinating performance by the Ghanaian artist Serge Attukwei Clottey in the Hotel Kempinski in Accra.
Naples is a magical place, a city full of life and contrasts, charachterized by a rich history and culture.
The «Dia de Muertos» (Day of the Dead) is devoted to the ancestors and is regarded as Mexicos most important folk Festival.