The desert. A non-zone for hospitals? I already did two portraits about remote hospitals in desert zones: the group of 5 in the Atacama Desert in Chile and the one I found in the mongolian Gobi Desert. Hospitals are like scorpions; they live almost everywhere, they survive temperatures between −31 to 50 °C (Repetek Desert, Turkmenistan) […]Read more "Sand flies, flatworms and the Sahara Hospital"
The quest for the most remote hospital led me to the most remote island. It’s Tristan de Cunha in the South Atlantic Ocean – a group of 5 islands. Only Settlement: Edinburgh of the Seven Seas. 275 British citizens, an active volcanic island, the “worlds most isolated settlement”. Discovered by the Portuguese admiral Admiral Tristao […]Read more "2810 km from South Africa, Albatross, Hottentot Gulch"