Paul Godard Blog - travel

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Photo Exploration - Namibia April-May 2016

From early April until mid May 201, I will work on my new photographic project Ticket2Utopia in Northern Namibia...

travel | safari | 07/02/2016

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When a Dream Comes True... Magic New Zealand 2015 - Part I - North Island

Many years ago, I was already dreaming of far-away places... and New Zealand was surely on top of my wish list. That old dream came true when I flew to Australia for work last August...

travel | report | 30/10/2015

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GreenPop reforest family festival at Platbos

An incredibly fun and inspiring weekend with 210 like-minded people and children working hard to plant 2500 indigenous trees at Platbos.

travel | place | 14/05/2015

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Attitude Galore - Namibia 2015

This story is based on real facts which happened during my last 8-week trip in Namibia, and I hope it will inspire you to follow your true path as well... I will write more about the photographic work that I have been doing there in future posts.

travel | story | 12/02/2015

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Photo Exploration - Namibia 2014-5

From 14/12 until mid of January, I will explore Namibia and work on several personal projects. Are you interest to join and shadow my work?

travel | safari | 07/12/2014

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Congo - Ebola - Drama Story

This is pseudo-fiction-real-life-drama around my last photographic assignment in Congo... which means that the story is based on real facts rearranged in a way they appear a bit more dramatic.

travel | story | 09/10/2014

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Gorillas in Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Congo

I am so excited... as from 2 September, I will spend 3 weeks in the Congolese tropical rainforest... amongst the biggest and smartest apes, the western lowland gorillas and the chimpanzees.

travel | place | 20/08/2014

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Stone plants in Moedverloren-Knersvlakte NR

What is that guy doing... taking photographs of pebbles?

travel | place | 24/07/2014

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Magic Spitzkoppe, Damaraland, Namibia

There is something magic about this group of bald granite peaks which stand out dramatically from the flat surrounding plains of the Namib desert.

travel | place | 05/02/2014

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Avenue of the baobabs trees, Madagascar

The Avenue or Alley of the Baobabs is a prominent group of baobab trees lining the dirt road between Morondava and Belon'i Tsiribihina in the Menabe region in western Madagascar.

travel | place | 03/02/2014

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Liuwa Plain - Zambia 2012 - Part 1

An exceptional wilderness at the end of the world...

travel | report | 06/12/2012

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Langebaan & West Coast Flower Mini Photo Safari

The West-Coast and Namaqualand flower season is stunning this year!

travel | safari | 19/08/2012

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Namibia 2011 - Part 2

Are you ready to follow the rest of our adventures in Namibia? Our adventures along the Angolan border, the extreme driving with the 1.5 T off-road trailer along the Kunene river and down the infamous Van Zijl pass, our encounter with the proud tribes of Himba people, the magical Hartmann mountains, the desert elephant chasing us near Puros, the surreal landscapes around the Mesum Crater and the many giant Welwitschia mirabilis, the quite unusual non-smelling seals at Cape Cross and the absolute magic and almost mystical moment spent with my children Enya and James with the wild horses...

travel | report | 30/10/2011

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Namibia 2011 - Part 1

My last expedition in Namibia in July - August 2011 was very rewarding with some incredible magical moments that I would like to share with you... like the encounter with magnificent creatures, being blown away by a stand storm, close contact with the wild horses and the magic of a green Namibia with water in many river beds...

travel | report | 24/10/2011

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Photo Safari Namibia 2011 - Itinerary

Here is the final itinerary for this inspirational photo safari in the Namib desert from 24 June until 11 July 2011.

travel | safari | 01/05/2011

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Madagascar 2010

This is a road book as we exclusively travelled by road on the island. It contains a lot of practical info for adventurers who wish to travel on their own, which in fact is quite easy and cheap!

travel | report | 02/02/2011

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Madagascar 2010 - The Land of Contrasts

Prime images of an astonishing country with many happy faces and fascinating wildlife...

travel | report | 31/12/2010

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Richtersveld 2010 - Dry but still fascinating!

"The enchanted wilderness" as Graham Williamson calls the area.

travel | report | 28/10/2010

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Namaqualand 2010 - Where are the flowers?

"The driest year since 50 years" says Carel, sheep farmer near Kamieskroon...

travel | report | 10/10/2010

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Great Places to Stay in Namaqualand

This explosion of flowers is a miracle of Nature. Here is a compilation of my best places to stay.

travel | place | 30/06/2010

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Early morning with the jackass penguins

Spending a couple of hours with these amazing birds from night to sunrise is truly an experience!

travel | place | 25/06/2010

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