Friedrich Köthe
Born in Munich. Abitur, university, majored in sociology and psychology. Worked as a guide in Northern Africa. Diploma in sociology in Munich in 1981. Various managerial positions in IT. Since 1991 freelance travel photographer and journalist.
Daniela Schetar

Born in Marburg/Drau in Slovenia. Abitur, apprenticeship in the booktrade. Major in ethnology in Munich in 1985. Extensive travelling in countries of the Sahel Zone and West Africa. 1990 first publications of travel reports. Since 1992 freelance travel journalist.