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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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Lobster

–Some thoughts about perception in general and a close look at a lobster- While up north, at home, one of the worst winter storms in a century is raging we lean back in wonderful comfort down here and enjoy perfect … Continue reading

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Mountains on my mind

– Memories of many adventures in the mountains – Once again the year’s mountain season is coming to an end for us. While the old snow is finally barely gone the next can fall any day now. Soon we’ll head … Continue reading

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A Mississippi adventure

Drifting down the Mississippi on a self-built raft, crashing into a dam, and barely surviving. – The personal aspect and the essence of adventure –  * * * I hesitated for a brief moment when I pushed the raft off … Continue reading

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