Otto grew up in a countryside town in South Africa, where he learned the art of photography from his love of landscapes and wildlife. With charming friendliness, he had a natural connection with people and soon became proficient in portraits and weddings. At the age of 23, he was the manager of a business, growing his expertise in customer service for the next 6 years. A dream came true when Otto joined Royal Caribbean International in 2001 and was able to combine his passion for travel and photography with a career in the cruise industry, and over a period of 14 years he traveled extensively visiting many countries on 6 continents. He settled in Chile, and in 2017 joined Antarctica21 as Travel Consultant. Otto finally completed his world journey in 2018 by visiting the White Continent to capture its beauty. In 2020, Otto was promoted to Senior Travel Consultant; in 2022 he was promoted to Market Manager. Otto speaks English, Spanish, Afrikaans as well as some Dutch and Zulu.