Pure Off the Road
Yanomami Indians: pure and untouched

22 February 2020

22 February 2020

22 February 2020

Culture tour tribal peoples South Angola

22 February 2020

22 February 2020

22 February 2020

Baka the forest nomads of Cameroon.

21 February 2020

21 February 2020

21 February 2020

7 Game Drive Tips:

11 February 2020

11 February 2020

11 February 2020

Pianist Nik Bärtsch about the green city of Zurich

7 February 2020

7 February 2020

7 February 2020

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Europe’s first underwater restaurant opened on the south coast of Norway

Text: Angelique van Os In the Maldives, they have been familiar with it for a long time. In fact, the exotic archipelago has no less …

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Paradisiacal Botswana embraced by hydropower

Despite the dry Kalahari desert, Botswana is one of the most fertile countries in Africa. This is mainly due to magical rivers such as the …

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New Zealand in pictures: interview with passionate photographer Juergen Schacke

More than twenty-five years ago he celebrated his second honeymoon in New Zealand. The German photographer Juergen Schacke (1968) felt so overwhelmed by the beautiful …

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Frans Lanting, image translator with a critical eye

If anyone knows how to capture the beauty of the earth in all its facets, then Frans Lanting (1951) does. The famous photographer has been …

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Tip: 10x Nieuw-Zeelandse flat-white en hotspots

In addition to overwhelming nature, New Zealand has had a true coffee culture for a number of decades. And my favourite coffee, the flat-white, comes …

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Test tip: travel with the Jetkids Bedbox

Flying with a toddler can be quite a challenge, let alone that you – like me – travel to the other side of the world. …

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ethiopia-suri-tribal-people Tips Africa

Tip: 8x how to visit tribal peoples

Henk has been with the Suri people in Ethiopia for thirteen years, who live far from civilization as they did a thousand years ago. He …

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Hotspot: Claycastles Namibia

There’s not a breath of wind. There’s no singing birds, no sound. Nothing but sand and clay, surrounded by large basalts and dark rocks. The …

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Tip: Butterflypark Laos

Since 2014, the Dutch couple Ineke and Olaf Paap have been running a beautiful butterfly garden in Laos, which is about 900 metres from the …

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Icelandic-5-million-star-hotel Tips Europe

Tip: Ice Bubble, Iceland

Have you always dreamt of sleeping in nature in a special way? It is possible in Iceland, in the so-called Ice Bubble, a transparent glass …

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Photo book Pure India – Bothof & Bakker

In 2008 photographers Henk Bothof and Martin Bakker published their first photo book, entitledPure India. This book has been out for some time now, but …

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Tip: 6x horseback riding and tours in special places

A little adventurer or traveler who loves a slow, intense way of traveling should definitely get on the back of a horse. The more experience, …

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Baka the forest nomads of Cameroon.

Deep in the rain forest of Cameroon, South of Lomié lives a community of the Baka pygmies, which consists of different families. Text and photography: …

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The unknown desert landscape of Chad

Chad, situated in Central Africa and completely enclosed by land, was for years not difficult to reach due to various (civil) wars. Many people do not realise that the country has been accessible again since 2008. There have been a number of minor incidents, such as in Tibesti in 2018, which has been well resolved by the army.

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Giant Lobelia’s Muhavura volcano

In the border area of Uganda near Rwanda and Congo, lies the national park Mghahinga. This park is surrounded by a layer of forest, bamboo, …

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Angola: Fico ritual of the Muila tribe

In the West-African country Angola there are still several nomadic tribes who celebrate traditional Ficos, or ceremonies. Each tribe does this in their own way. Ficos symbolize transitional rites. In some cases, such as the Mula community, there are three Fico-stages, starting from the early age of eight years.

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Donga: Traditional stick fighting of the Suri people

The Suri is a proud people who live in the southwest of Ethiopia, far away from and unaffected by modern, contemporary civilisation. They honor centuries-old traditions, such as the annual Donga. During the annual traditional stick fights, also called the Donga, the naturally peace-loving Suri men show a very competitive side to gain prestige within the tribe.

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The ‘Salt Kingdom’ of the Afar

The Afar people from Ethiopia live in one of the hottest areas on earth: The Danakil Depression. The temperature here can be as high as 50 degrees Celsius. Lake Asale is a huge salt pan in the Danakil and lies 115 meters below sea level.

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Travels

Pure off the Road organises a special small-scale group trip a few times a year (max. 8 persons). The first trip in 2020 will go to the as yet unknown South Angola.

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Yanomami Indians: pure and untouched

Some Yanomami Indians still live in the deep wilderness of the Amazon. These people still follow centuries-old traditions and are very close to nature. Anyone …

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