Inspiration

African experience, meetings, expeditions and travel philosophy.
Photo exhibition: While it is still there

Photo exhibition: While it is still there

The African wilderness is a mythical place. A dream destination for many; a part of the world that symbolises our own heritage and origin as ...
New book by Görrel Espelund

New book by Görrel Espelund

Two years ago, I started the research for my book about the descendants of the white settlers in Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe. When independence came ...
Relocating young Africans

Relocating young Africans

The other day I was searching for an image in my archive. I keep things in order so it wasn’t that difficult, but as it ...
An English mansion in the Zambian bush

An English mansion in the Zambian bush

A few years ago, at an airport somewhere in Africa, I came across a book called The Africa House. It told the story of an ...
"I think we can stop poaching"

“I think we can stop poaching”

The Black Mambas is the first almost all-female anti-poaching unit in South Africa. Every day the women patrol Balule Private Game Reserve near Kruger National Park ...
It's not about being brave

It’s not about being brave

People often say to us: “so, you left your home country and made travelling your living. You must be very brave.” We usually reply, politely, ...
"Food security is much better now"

“Food security is much better now”

On a trip to Zambia I met with Florence Tembo. To me, she symbolizes the strength of an African farmer. “I provide for a family ...
National park rescued in Rwanda

National park rescued in Rwanda

A trip to Rwanda is always full of new insights. So, I’m not sure why I was even the slightest surprised when, on my way ...
Roads to drive: Angola

Roads to drive: Angola

Driving down the Serra da Leba pass in Angola is like stepping off a cliff. Doing it in the thick fog that often embraces the ...
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