Fujian Tulou

Posted on 27. October 2009in Tags: Treasures of the World. Skills: Documentary.
Fujian Tulou

To find a happy medium, a balance in the movement between time and space, an equilibrium, a togetherness, a harmony in one’s self, in society and in the cosmic order – so Confucius offered these words to the people of China as advice to accompany them through life. At one with nature and its sources […]

Bordeaux

Posted on 20. January 2009in Tags: Treasures of the World. Skills: Documentary.
Bordeaux

The historic centre of Bordeaux has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the “Harbour of the Moon” (Port de le Lune), as the city was poetically called after the sickle-like shape of the river Garonne. Since the 16th century the citizens of the city have stood for self-confidence, freedom, pride and independence.

The Aflaaj of Oman

Posted on 29. April 2007in Tags: Treasures of the World. Skills: Documentary.
The Aflaaj of Oman

The Aflaaj – the irrigation system of Oman has turned many parts of the country into tropical gardens. Not by coincidence as nature intended but through the skill and inventive abilities of a people that wanted to survive in the otherwise inhospitable rocky desert of the Arabian Peninsula. From the wadi oases and few sources […]

Das Fort von Bahrain

Posted on 22. April 2007in Tags: Treasures of the World. Skills: Documentary.
Das Fort von Bahrain

A fabulous island. Covetted by conquerers, pirates and kings alike. Bahrein in the Persian / Arabian Gulf. The history of settlement of this geographically, strategically and centrally situated island streaches back over more than 4000 years. The civilisations of its settlers and conquerers from Mesopatamia, Persia, India and Europe are layered like sandstone.

Masada

Posted on 18. December 2005in Tags: Treasures of the World. Skills: Documentary.
Masada

Masada – a cragged rock at the Dead Sea, a high plateau, a fort, a myth. Built to become a fortress in the first century BC by jewish King Herod who feared his own people and who feared Cleopatra could conquer his kingdom.