Colourful Planet Earth – Farbige Erde


Mother Earth at her most colourful. These pictures were taken on the island of Mauritius (Chamarel, Black River District), where basalt outcrops with varied mineralizations weather into motherly and colourful images.
Mutter Erde von ihrer farbigsten Seite. Diese Bilder entstanden auf der Insel Mauritius (Chamarel, Rivière Noire Distrikt) wo Basaltfelsen mit verschiedensten Mineraleinschlüssen verwittern und sowohl die mütterlichen, wie auch die farbigen Seiten unseres Planeten zeigen.


7 thoughts on “Colourful Planet Earth – Farbige Erde

  1. Hey Dad,

    I was just looking at some interesting places to go in the world with one of my friends last night and this was one of them, and I was telling him about how you had gone to Mauritius, and then I looked here today and shizam, what a coincidence!

    Hope all is well in Europe,

    1. Dear Flurin,
      My travel experiences from the trip to Mauritius were indeed inspiring and lasting. Another aspect of life in Mauritius, more from the cultural impressions, I was commenting on in the previous blog entry about “tolerance” ( For more pictures and stories from the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, see:

      Things are well in Europe. The inward journey is as interesting and sometimes exhausting as traveling to remote places on this planet!


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