When I heard about our trip to “Crocodile Market”, I first thought it was probably a place to sell to tourists some bags and belts made of crocodile skin! In fact I was completely mistaking… It was sunset time when we had a surprising boat trip on the Lake Chamo. I could not have imagined […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chinstrap penguin – Antarctica
When the chinstrap penguins do not “sing” they look for small stones to make their nest; the stones are supposed to protect their eggs or their chicks from the bad weather.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!