Category Archives: Other Travels

Australia – V

A chronicle in 5 parts about traveling through Australia. -The West- And then we actually reached the Indian Ocean. Western Australia: White beaches, wide, clean, empty, and remote. Beaches of the west coast south of Broome. * * * Going … Continue reading

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Australia – IV

A chronicle in 5 parts about traveling through Australia. -The top end- Some time later we found ourselves tickled to add another adventure. We got the chance to participate in the maiden flight of the biggest hot-air balloon in Australia … Continue reading

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Australia – III

A chronicle in 5 parts about traveling through Australia. -The tropics- The Whitsundays is a large group of islands not far from the coast still inside of the protection of the Great Barrier Reef. A dream for sailing we thought … Continue reading

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Australia – II

A chronicle in 5 parts about traveling through Australia. -Empty space and animals- There are flies in Australia – mostly in the center and north – they can drive you nuts at times. And there are mosquitoes, of course, pretty … Continue reading

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Australia – I

A chronicle in 5 parts about traveling through Australia. -A new continent- We knew we would need a good travel vehicle for this new continent, but we couldn’t find one. This was 1989, tourism was just beginning in this part of … Continue reading

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How can you un-know what you know?

A 4-part report about a trip to New Zealand. -A little afterthought I once wrote down on a lonely beach in New Zealand- It was Abel Tasman who in 1642 laid eyes upon New Zealand as the first European. He … Continue reading

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New Zealand – III

A 4-part report about a trip to New Zealand. -Misty forests and lovely beaches- In the Fjordlands the rain is at its maximum. The rainforest alone is one of the most beautiful features NZ has to offer. The primeval pureness and … Continue reading

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