Weekly photo challenge: On the move

Khao Sok National Park
Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park is one of those places where the hustle and stress of everyday life let go.

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Weekly photo challenge: On top

Station dune Namib Desert

Every year I take 20-25 geography students on an excursion around Namibia. Most of them have never been in southern Africa before. And practically none of them have ever done fieldwork abroad. For a month they get to test their skills, but maybe more importantly, their own limits and comfort zones. Continue reading

Weekly photo challenge: Threshold

Threshold can be so many things. It can be the divide between two rooms, where you can cross from one side to another; where you exit one phase of your life and enter another. It can be a new beginning and chance to start fresh; full of tickling excitement and optimism regarding what this opportunity might bring.

But it can also be a limit; the critical point that triggers a reaction. The invisible line we don’t even know we’ve crossed, until we are faced with the consequences and are forced to deal with the results. Continue reading