Of the pampa and the puma February 2018 The argentinian city of El Calafate is my next destination, to visit the famous Perito Moreno glacier. The route requires a bit of planning, because I need to cross the pampa again.
Patagonia – against the wind January 2018 “Here in Patagonia we say: Quien se apura, pierde su tiempo! If you hurry, you waste your time. Stay another day Florian! “Carlos tells me, my couchsurfing host in Puerto Natales. And he’s right. The last days had been difficult. More difficult than expected. And that has to […]
January 2018 But where is the end of the world? And where the beginning? Especially if you presume the world is round (no, I´m not a flat-earther) is there actually an end? Of course this is about a geographical end, the end of a landmass and in this case the south american continent. And there […]
Wellington June 2016 – January 2017 A home for travelers Homesickness – every traveler knows it, although not everyone admits it. For some folk homesickness means missing your own home, your own family, mom, dad and siblings. It´s the desire to be at that place where you lived before your trip or even where you […]
The Rainbow Warriors How I became a Hippie in New Zealand “We all come from different walks of life with our different colours with the aknowledgement that we ARE light. […] We are the awaken, the light, the love – gathering to live in harmony to trade ideas, knowledge, stories, ways of living, to learn,to […]
November 2016 After my arrival in Wellington I let my bike and me rest and lived for some time in a community house called Crows Nest. It was created as a home for travelers, people from all over the world were constantly coming and going and it was a great and inspiring time, but I’ll […]
Juni 2016 Westcoast – the last stage The westcoast receives me with sunshine, the sea glitters blue and wild and I want nothing more than to feel sand and water under my feet. But the access to the sea is blocked by barbed wire and paddocks. Only after 10 kilometers I find a possibility to […]
Winter Nights June 2016 Why am I in New Zealand during winter? Have I forgotten that the seasons are opposed at the southern hemisphere?
May 2016 Winter is coming. I see the snow on the mountains and smell it in the air. And of course I feel the cold. Especially in the fingers and toes. Despite two pair of thick socks and gloves, the cold creeps into my body and forces me to move. I rub my hands and […]
May 2016 “It is possible, but not necessarily easy. There is a lot of loose gravel and it is steep as well. I’d think about that again! “ It were exactly these words from another touring cyclist that made me decide to take the route over Dansey’s pass. The Alps2Ocean bike trail of the […]