It is currently Sat 26 Sep 2020 23:38 GMT
Change font size

Photographers and Artists

23 years on the road

Looks like we have a few photographers and artists in our midst so here's a place to talk about all photography, art, and related subjects.

23 years on the road

Postby Dave » Tue 24 Jul 2012 01:00 GMT

Brilliant slideshow and audio narrative on the BBC Magazine website about Gunther Holtorf, who set off with his wife on an 18-month drive around Africa in a Mercedes G-Wagen back in 1989... and is still going, though his wife isn't - she died a couple of years back but urged him to keep driving.

Some of the photography is really excellent. He's got two cameras, both Leicas, both 35mm film.
British Newspapers Online - your handy guide to the UK's national, regional and local press!
ErgoGuides - Great travel and business eBooks from British Expat!
Posted by:
User avatar
Dave
Site Admin
 
Posts: 7267
Joined: Tue 21 Jan 2003 15:04 GMT
Location: Currently UK

Postby Kay » Tue 24 Jul 2012 12:54 GMT

Great! Very enjoyable as well as being impressive.
Not Delia - Foodie blog with lots of reviews and recipes.
Posted by:
User avatar
Kay
Site Admin
 
Posts: 15338
Joined: Wed 22 Jan 2003 13:06 GMT
Location: Kent for a couple of years

Postby ruggie » Thu 23 Aug 2012 08:28 GMT

Great. Anyone know how his wife died? She doesn't look old or sick in any of the photos.

He seems to have one of the better G-Wagens. I've known a couple of friends who had them but didn't find them very reliable - but that may have been crappy garages servicing them...
Whether you live in France, or just find the country interesting http://www.franceforfreebooters.com/201 ... nts-up-50/
Posted by:
ruggie
Supporter
 
Posts: 3196
Joined: Sun 28 Nov 2004 09:09 GMT
Location: France


Return to Photographers and Artists