Entering an abandoned copper mine in an area which was struck by flooding some years ago.
Meeting the local kids. Charcoal sellers, beggars, and a 10 cent school tuition per year and child, which most people can’t afford.
A three day expedition to summit Turkeys tallest mountain in the Kurdish areas close to the border of Iran.
Exploring the world. One trip at a time.
Traveling allows us to gain experiences and build connections beyond our comfort zones. There’s an entire world waiting to be discovered. If we travel with our eyes wide open through foreign lands, we shall find adventure. Beauty is in the daring. – Inga Ecker.
Mount Albert, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Inga Ecker is an adventurer, storyteller and IT professional based in Germany. She frequently travels the world and loves to share her experiences to inspire others.