Svalbard | Expedition | July 2015

Arctic Coal

Halfway between mainland Europe (600km south) and the North Pole (1000km north) lays a archipelago called Svalbard. One of the world’s northernmost inhabited areas. Formed by over 400 islands, shaped …
Svalbard – Longyearbyen | Story | July 2015

Crane Camping

Around midnight at the Airport in Longyearbyen. We had about 9 hours to get some sleep and pick up a rifle at the local expedition equipment store. In the morning …
Svalbard – Barentsburg | Urban Stroll | July 2015

Barentsburg

Located on the south side of the Isfjord on Svalbard the Russian town Barentsburg, is one of the northernmost, permanently inhabited settlements in the world. Surrounded by nothing than ice and …
Svalbard – Grumantbyen | Expedition | July 2015

From Barentsburg to Longyearbyen 1/3

Out of the countless mines and mining-settlements on Svalbard there are only two active ones left. One is the Russian town of Barentsburg and the other one in the Norwegian …
Svalbard – Colesbutka | Expedition | July 2015

From Barentsburg to Longyearbyen 2/3

After being stuck with two slightly shitty options to get out of Grumantbyen and to the Rusanovodden Cabin, we chose the one that seemed to be the least shitty one …
Svalbard – Longyearbyen | Expedition | July 2015

From Barentsburg to Longyearbyen 3/3

As we returned from Colesbutka to our cabin, we received some bad news. The weather was changing and the forecast predicted some upcoming extreme fog that would stay for the …
Norway | Story | June 2015

Up North

Decades of mining activity in Norway and Svalbard changed the countries’ faces permanently and left countless marks in their landscape. In the summer months of 2015 Alexander Pyka and I …
USA | Roadtrip | January 2016

Road Tripping USA Part 1

On an eight week roadtrip along the west coasts three of us tried to get a feeling what this wild west land is really about. On New Years Eve shortly …
USA – Los Angeles | Urban Stroll | February 2016

Sixth Street Viaduct

An icon. A landmark. Seen in countless movies, shows and music videos, the Sixth Street Bridge was an important and famous part the Los Angeles cityscape. The viaduct bridge connected …
USA – Los Angeles | Urban Stroll | February 2016

Hot Laundromat

Wandering aimlessly around the city. You meander through the streets without a certain target in mind. What seems appealing sets the way. The city becomes accessible in a different way …