Unwrapping Frozen Latitudes

Sitting on a Grass Roofwww.pure-landscapes.comSitting on the grass roof of our shed and enjoying a Wienerwald Spring morningI could see a parcel delivery van turning into our side road and stopping in front of our house. On the parcel I spotted the letters “Seltmann PrintArt” and knew it was the delivery of the first two…

Frozen Latitudes become real

Printing Frozen Latitudeswww.pure-landscapes.comPrint ProductionHere in Lüdenscheid, Germany, the fine arts print company Seltmann Printart has started today with the print production of Frozen Latitudes. I’m here to sign-off the individual print sheets and fine tune the color settings.We are printing on a Heidelberg Speedmaster printer which is filling a whole hall of the print production…

The mystical Aurora Borealis

Since 30 years I travel to the High Arctic. If there is one thing that blows my mind every time and is like a dream come true, it must be witnessing the colorful Aurora Borealis in the Night Sky. The cold Arctic air allows us to witness colors of an incredible intensity. On each of…

Hello, I’m Christoph.

I live in beautiful Austria and I call myself lucky being surrounded by abundant nature and mountains. My eagerness longs for more pristine landscapes, though – travelling into the High Arctic is my passion. My enthusiasm for the cryosphere dates back to my childhood. At the age of seven I went up the Alps via…

Global warming impacts Arctic Wild Life

Since decades (around 30 years), I travel to the High Arctic. Unlike the stay-at-home-theorists, I experienced this vast environment first hand for many times. Here is what I saw regarding the global warming effects. And sometimes, it breaks my heart to see the beauty fade. We often traveled across the High Arctic by foot. During…

Spiritual dimensions of the High Arctic

I have been traveling to the Arctic since decades, and every time I return I’m grateful for the life deepening experiences I receive. Nature is so close and so vast. In this amazing silence, I often think about gratitude and spiritual insights. What is a man in the wilderness of the Arctic? The answer is…

Remotest Inuit community

Since 30 years, I travel to the High Arctic. One of the many amazing experiences was, when we visited the remotest village on earth. The photos and texts in this Blog can be found in my Book “Frozen Latitudes”, where I collected the best photos and stories of my life. Photo: from my book “Frozen…

Best investment of my life

Since 30 years, I travel to the High Arctic. It would be an understatement if I’d say that this time has formed my life, mind and Soul. Here is, how it all started, and why I come back every time and share my experiences with the world. My wife Ursi and I, along with our friend Martin, once…