27Déc

Africa – Zimbabwe

Africa – Zimbabwe

Little Makalolo in Hwange National Park was a great place to see wildlife. The lodge is situated near a pond with a fantastic hide. I spent hours there looking at every movement from birds to mammals. It was hot, quite peaceful, with just few birds drinking. I was nearly wondering me what I was waiting […]


04Déc

The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

In 1502, Christophe colon arrives at the Panama Isthmus. In 1510 Spain begins the colonization, but it is in 1880 that Ferdinand de Lesseps inaugurates the beginning of the works. The disease and the bad administration led to a financial bankrupt in 1889. In 1894, a new Canal Company begins the construction of a canal […]


04Déc

The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is long of 80km connecting the Atlantic to the Pacific; it goes trough the mountains and is at 95m above sea level. It takes about 8 to 10 hours for a boat to cross it. The canal is constituted of 3 main parts: the Gatun Lake which is the result of an […]


28Oct

Surprising Gabar Goshawk South-Tanzania (Africa)

Surprising Gabar Goshawk  South-Tanzania (Africa)

  The Gabar Goshawks belong to birds of prey. They live in couples during the breeding period and “divorce” after to assume alone their own life… When making its nest, it has been noticed that the Gabar Goshawk tries to keep spider webs around the nest to hide it and also to protect its chicks […]


11Oct

Zambia – Strange Hippo in Kafue NP.

Zambia – Strange Hippo in Kafue NP.

We were on a safari in Zambia, Kafue National Park, the sunset was beautiful when we stopped near a pond to look around about animals as usual. Everything was quiet; there was nothing special until one hippo strolling around decided to go into the water. Its bath was then quite surprising! It began suddenly to […]



03Août

South Tanzania – Cheetah with cubs

South Tanzania – Cheetah with cubs

In Africa, Cheetah lives in open areas like savannah, from there it can better observe its future preys, like impalas when hunting and it also has an overview on possible predators overall when it has cubs. Most of the time, if there is a rocky bump, the cheetah sits at the top to look around. […]


20Juil

Elands – Zimbabwe Hwange N.P.

Elands – Zimbabwe Hwange N.P.

  This happened during a safari, we were waiting in the savannah to take pictures of a herd of Zebras, when suddenly some elands came running and jumping one after the other very close to us. These animals, at least the male can jump up to 2m and the young one 3m. I am not […]


09Juil

ZIMBABWE – Goliath Heron on the Lower Zambezi River

ZIMBABWE – Goliath Heron on the Lower Zambezi River

May 2012, in Zimbabwe, while having a boat trip from Ruckomechi Camp Lodge on Lower Zambezi, we peered at a Goliath Heron ready to fly  and began to take pictures when he  arrived flying beyond a hippo with her baby. The female hippo suddenly aware of a danger came nearer her baby and tried first to protect […]


15Juin

India – Kaziranga NP

India – Kaziranga NP

It was 5 O’ clock in the morning when I arrived at the elephant point of Kaziranga. The sun was very shy behind the trees and the morning was still misty. After climbing some steps, I was comfortably seated on my huge elephant and the stroll could start for two hours. Kaziranga NP in India […]


10Juin

Boat-billed Herons in Belize

Boat-billed Herons in Belize

  “Cockscomb Basin”, is a Wildlife Sanctuary Park in Belize with luxurious vegetation. It is full of birds like “Hooded Orioles”, “woodpeckers” and many raptors. The must of this park is a small pond, well hidden under the trees but easy to find. There, sitting on the near branches at a few meters of me, […]




05Avr

Shoe-billed Stork – Uganda Africa

Shoe-billed Stork – Uganda Africa

I had the chance to see the Shoe-billed Stork in Uganda. He is not a migratory bird and move to another zone only if the food is lacking. This extraordinary animal is seriously endangered, the total number of them is between 11000 and 15000, it is only an estimation as it is very difficult to […]


05Avr

Shoe-billed Stork – Uganda

Shoe-billed Stork – Uganda

The Shoe-billed Stork is a very curious solitary bird also called Whale-Headed Stork, he is endemic to East and Central Africa. His size is gigantic for a bird and can be more than  130 cm. His bill looks like a wooden shoe but curved at the end. His eyes are funny, very big sharp and […]



31Mar

Chinstrap Penguins in Antarctica

Chinstrap Penguins in Antarctica

Penguin species are different according to the island. At this stop, we met the Chinstrap Penguins, which name comes from the black line they have under the chin. It seemed we arrived at a period of seduction as they were all together straightening their neck and calling for I don’t know what…It was spectacular and […]


31Mar

The end of Antarctica?

The end of Antarctica?

We cant “remain of ice” in front of the sadness of that Adelie penguin standing on what it seems his last piece of ice! I can imagine that looking around at the many stones, he is wondering what would be soon his future? What will be Antarctica in few decades? Just a huge desert without […]


31Mar

Picture of Adelie Penguins

Picture of Adelie Penguins

After traveling three days by boat on an untamed sea from Ushuaia, I could jump on the first piece of land belonging to Antarctica and be introduced to my first Adelie penguin colony. I would never have imagined so many Adelies around me and began to take my first pictures of penguins This species is […]


30Mar

WORM PLANT IN CHINA

WORM PLANT IN CHINA

This medicinal plant is called a ”Worm Plant”, it grows in the high mountains of Sichuan and Tibet. It comes from caterpillar worms, which dig the soil in the summer months to stay inside it. Then a kind of grass grows around the worms, which emerge outside the soil. The roots have then the shape […]


07Jan

SALINAS GRANDES

SALINAS GRANDES

Salinas Grandes, in the North West of Argentina, is an immaculate desert in a huge depression located in the province of Jujuy and Salta. People are working very hard to extract manually the salt. They can also use it to make surprising sculptures like this one in the middle of nowhere!