Andreas W. Matthes photography ©


On various occasions I have been traveling through Africa either on a overland solo quest through the black continent, a working stretch in Northern Africa or the participation on a diving expedition.

matthes sudan tribesman

1989 - 1990

Overland from Germany to YugoslaviaGreece ferry to Egypt the overland to Sudan passing through the Dafur region towards Central African Republic,ZaireRwandaUgandaKenyaTanzaniaZanzibar then taking a flight from Kenya back to Greece and overland through Yugoslavia, Czeck Republic back to Germany after this one year trip.

central african republic

1993 - 1994

Working as dive guide and Instructor in Sharm el Sheikh - Egypt during three summer seasons to a total of one year.

zaire gorilla


Participation on a live a board diving expedition on board ´the Kairos´ in the coastal waters of Tanzania, as well as the Island of Pemba on this two week expedition.


I went for a diving trip into the Red Sea, to Hurghada, Egypt to meet Patrick and do some diving.


I went on yet another diving trip to Egypt. First a visit to Luxor and Aswan and then into the Red Sea for a dive trip. This time south of Marsa Alam at the Lahami Bay dive resort.

luxor egypt


I went on a solo motorcycle trip that led me to explore Morocco for three weeks. Awesome !

Morocco 2019