Four years in the making – and thousands of kilometers later – from Sweden to Ethiopia, Tanzania, India and Nepal, our passionate pursuit and labor of love will be ready for screens early 2019. Our two-woman team – Natasha Illum Berg and Kire Godal – have almost completed our dream. This story started 100 years … Continue reading Skypaths 4 years in the Making!
The last expedition following in the footsteps of Bengt Berg, brings Natasha Illum Berg and Kire Godal to West Bengal, India to search for his “unicorn” or the one-horned Indian Rhino. Starting off in Kolkata, Natasha explores this amazing urban beehive of human life. From Kolkata, the journey to West Bengal’s Torsa River area along … Continue reading India -On the Path of the Unicorn
Our journey following Natasha’s grandfather, Dr Bengt Berg, brings us to the Himalayas to search for flying dragons – Lammergeier birds or bearded vultures. Almost 100 years ago, Bengt made the journey to the Himalayas with his wife – a journey that took many months on foot – to be the first to make discoveries about the … Continue reading Nepal – Looking for dragons
Natasha’s home in Tanzania has a bird’s eye view of Maasai-land, and a backyard view of Mt. Meru. She has lived in her self made tent / cabin far up on the side of a peaceful volcano outside Arusha, Tanzania for over a decade. Setting up for a series of interviews with Natasha, filmmaker Kire Godal and soundman … Continue reading Between Locations; a visit to Natasha’s home…
About 100 years ago, Natasha’s grandfather, Dr. Bengt Berg, made an epic journey from Sweden to Africa, and up and down the White Nile to find the southern most point of the Eurasian (or common) crane’s migration. He wrote the best selling book “With the Cranes to Africa” and made a documentary film about his … Continue reading Following the Cranes to Ethiopia
Unlike the birds, our journey is cumbersome. We drive 1500 kilometers through dry Tanzania in an old Land Cruiser that can only do 80 kilometres an hour down hill. We plod along on hot tarmac highways, and jarring dirt roads, as we try to hone into the area of the Shoebill stork. We are hectic, hot … Continue reading Tanzania Expedition
Officially our African expedition to find the Shoebill Stork begins! This is the handsome fellow we are after. This photo was taken almost 100 years ago by Natasha’s grandfather Dr. Bengt Berg in South Sudan – and because we can’t go to South Sudan for obvious reasons – we are going to the next best place … Continue reading Quest to find the Extraordinary Shoebill – Tanzania