May 2016 I wake up from the rippling of the lake and open my eyes. Daylight shines in my tent and through the semi-open entrance I can see the turquoise blue water of Lake Pukaki. Mount Aoraki, the highest Mountain in New Zealand, is hidden behind thick clouds, the clear starry sky of […]
Food Waste in Australia In Australia 4 million tons of edible food get wasted each year. Another study suggests worldwide it is about 2 billion tons each year, 30 to 50 percent of the produced food is never be eaten.
May 2016 Looking back, the last days in Australia were strenuous and fast. In just one week I traveled 3500 km from Cairns to Melbourne. As a hitchhiker I relied on nice people and nice people attracting I went down the east coast.
From October 2015 to January 2016 I traveled in Southeast Asia without my bicycle – to meet my family and to visit some friends. I want to share at least a few impressions from there before I continue to report here from my adventures on the bike. Warning: This article contains photos and descriptions of […]
When I used the video function of my camera for the first time four years ago, I never thought to make a whole movie someday. On my previous trip I had just filmed anything and made a short video for every country out of it. But somehow I wanted to do something different, something longer […]
The Australian Adventure – Trailer from Florian Schmale on Vimeo.
Never before have I found so many things like on the Stuart Highway in Australia . The first thing was a pack of cigarettes , though I didn´t want to smoke anymore. In addition, a large number of tools , discarded or forgotten by all the tradespeople who pass by there. Although I had […]
Working in Australia Australia is known among travelers for the possibilities to make easy money. Many people from Europe can get a one year work permit – called working holiday visa – and wages are quite high. For me as well that was one of the reasons to go to Australia – to earn […]
Working in Australia Australia is known among travelers for the possibilities to make easy money. Many people from Europe can get a one year work permit – called working holiday visa – and wages are quite high. For me as well that was one of the reasons to go to Australia – to earn a […]
This post is about the treasure at the end of the rainbow as mentioned in the last article June – October 2015 “ A gathering place for travellers to feel at home. An utopia where friendships are born daily and creative minds work together to build, inspire and bring out ones inner self. Surroundings […]