Untold Goes For Raising The Bar.

This journal entry we’d like to take some time to talk about what we’d love to achieve with our book that will launch you into a buying frenzy when it hits the stores end of this year. Of course, we want to make our adventures so alluring and inspiring they make you want to pack and leave immediately. Another major part of what we’d like to instill is the notion of responsible and sustainable travelling.

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Untold Goes Flower Power.

We’re back on Zanzibar for some more uncovering of hidden gems. Strictly speaking we’re back on Unguja as our legions of trusted readers know by now, of course. Anyway. The first spectacular spot we’d like to share with you is Tulia, a very chic resort oozing tranquility and famous for its succulent cuisine.

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Untold Goes Completely ‘Spice Boys’.

So, tell us what you want. What you really, really want. Idyllic beaches? Check. Azure seas? Check. Sun? Check. Diligent as we are we explored some of them for you and will share the results of our extensive research into some beautiful beach properties, paradisiacal places and other astonishing activities later. It’s a dirty job but someone’s got to do it.

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Untold Goes Island Hopping.

Since most people visiting beautiful Tanzania often end their trip with a stay on Zanzibar, we thought it would be fitting to end our explorations for the book here too. So, after a short stay in Arusha we flew to the archipelago, first stop Stonetown.

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Untold goes back. Way back.

On our third leg of our road trip we close the loop back to where we started and slowly return to the northern part of Tanzania. First stop, Lake Natron. Then possibly the most famous crater of all, Ngorongoro, in December flooded by 200.000 zebra, 300.000 gazelles and over a million wildebeest! And from the crater we drove on to Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of humanity...

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Untold hunts & gathers

The last days we’ve been working relentlessly on our upcoming book about Tanzania. We drove down South where our first encounter was with the Hazabe, joining them for two days, hunting and gathering. Next a wine tasting in Dodoma, then The Old Farm House in Iringa, and ending with a 130 km drive to Ruaha National Park, the largest of Tanzania.

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Untold goes Kilimanjaro

We are in Tanzania working again on ‘The Taste for Tanzania’ with chef Axel Janssens. The first days of our adventure took us to Simba farm, a working farm and lodge situated on the rolling hills in West Kilimanjaro with breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Untold is off to Tanzania again

Our equipment is ready, our lenses are packed: Untold is off to Tanzania again. Once again, we will cross this breath-taking country. This time, we’ll take pictures of Lake Natron, Arusha, N’Gorongoro, Olduvai Gorge and many more places.

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Pepatino Children’s Clothing

Pepatino has been providing heart-warming children’s clothing since 2008. They only have satisfied customers, and once in a while, they are eager to show them. To this end, Untold made two photo series featuring a mommy, daddy and a newborn customer.

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30 Days without Alcohol

30 Days without Alcohol is a new book of publishing house Lannoo. It is linked to the successful Tournée Minerale campaign, which encouraged Belgians to abstain from drinking alcohol during 30 days. Sounds nice, but how do you do it?

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Eva and Ben marry in Italy

With its view on Lake Como, Bellagio is truly a dream spot. As Eva and Ben have many fond memories of this place, they decided to get married here, and celebrate their big day with friends and family. The ceremony and party were intentionally photographed in photo-reportage style, using vintage lenses.

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Farys

Farys, previously TMVW, is specialized in the production and distribution of drinking water. Next to this, the company is also active in wastewater treatment, sewerage management, and management of swimming and sports infrastructure. To strengthen its brand, Farys wanted to put its own people in the spotlight, as they tell the company story in their own words. 

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1000Miglia

Untold participated in the 1000Miglia, an exceptional rally of 1000 miles – or 1600 km – that passes countless picturesque Italian villages. It’s a true feast for petrol-heads, but also for the locals, who are willing spectators of this eye-catching race. Untold captured this visual story for four days. Many of the images have been used for various purposes, among others at BMW dealers.

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Silverspoon Catering

The ultimate party with the perfect atmosphere: Silverspoon doesn’t go for less. This agency flawlessly combines location, theme, setting and menu to ensure tasty and unforgettable moments. Silverspoon asked Untold to capture its efforts in compelling images, in order to make sure its visual story is told and re-told.

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Tourism Ostend

Ostend is known as the ‘Queen of Belgian seaside resorts’. Tourism Ostend is putting the trumps of this popular holiday destination in the spotlight with various original events. For ‘A L’Ostendaise’, the chefs of Ostend embarked on a special challenge, handed to them by the local fishermen.

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Hamburg

O-one-O designed the interior of Hamburg, a new burger restaurant in Heist-op-den-Berg. To make sure that the interior’s atmosphere was portrayed in a tasty manner, the agency called on Untold. In the meantime, the pictures have been added to One-on-One’s portfolio and published in a number of interior design magazines.

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Samana

Samana, previously known as Ziekenzorg, needed a campaign image to underpin the national Day of the Chronically ill. This year, the campaign focused on chronically ill people who volunteer to help their peers. The idea was to portray these volunteers as superheroes, in a dignified manner.

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Axel Janssens Signature Catering

Axel Janssens is a Belgian chef who moved to Tanzania 12 years ago. Today, his restaurant and catering company offer a delicious crossover of Belgian and African cuisine. He also travels around the country to cook for his guests, from big groups to romantic couples, at the most beautiful spots of Tanzania. It’s what earned him his nickname ‘the flying chef’.

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South Africa

There’s no doubt about it: South Africa is one of the most breathtaking holiday destinations. This versatile country has an unmatched diversity in nature and culture. It’s a ‘must visit’ for everyone who wants to be inspired by a rich variety of people, landscapes, fauna and flora.

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