Category Archives: Aruba

Aruba Timelapse Video

Please watch this in HD, it will be a much nicer experience.

I shot this around the island of Aruba, always marvelling at the many fast moving clouds.

Song is by moby licensed through


Lost in Arikok Park

On my last day in Aruba I went hiking in Arikok Park. Somehow it sounded like a great idea, I don’t know why we didn’t do the usual chill at the beach get-together. We started out reasonably early and  ended up getting lost. After many “127 hours”, “I shouldn’t be alive” and “Survivorman” jokes we realized we should just retrace our steps and go back.

Why is it that it is so hard to just turn around and go back the way you came from? Is there some form of eternal optimism that the way home is just around the corner we would be silly to turn back now? Why am I asking so many questions?

Did you know when goats bleat it sounds eerily like a child yelling. I would have been really freaked out by that at night. Weird goats.

Little did Heejung know the long trek ahead she would be facing. If indeed we would have gotten lost and had become goat food. This would have been the last picture of her. The one the TV-news channels would be playing of this “tragedy”

Pictorial: My Home Aruba

I’ve lived the majority of life outside of my island, but Aruba will always be my home.

Pure Excitement: Huge Rocks

Huge rocks. Rocks in Ayo. Pardon my writing. I am currently sitting in a cold hostel room in Bogotá and somehow completely uninspired to write something interesting about rocks. Maybe thats a main characteristic of rocks? I mean how many songs or poems have been written about rocks? I mean these are pretty big rocks and we ( I mean me) have no clue how these big chunks of earth came together at this place. So anyway: Rocks.

Yeah, More Rocks.

Some guy had this fake tiger statue up in his yard. When we first saw it, it startled us but once we saw its lack of movement we started wondering what the mindset of a person is that would actually spent money and effort to put a fake big tiger in his yard. There was also a big fake concrete owl. Check them out when you have a chance.

Quick example why I use a superzoom on my DSLR. The first shot is at 18mm and the one on the right is fully zoomed in at 250mm. There are many sharper and faster lenses, but I love the convenience of carrying only one lens.