Every once in a while you need to do something crazy and step out of your comfort zone. For us, it’s time to do just that. Therefore, we decide to go Winter diving not in the cold waters of the Arctic but in the warm winter sun of the Red Sea. Off to new horizons!
On the edge of the town, at the end of the road, there is a door that leads into another world. A world of self discovery, indulgence and social awareness. This door, these two ton gates lead into the heart of the Alchemist.
We are back for our favorite past time: Diving with the Atlantic’s apex predators in the polar ocean between Skjervoy and Hammerfest. And it is possibly the best trip, yet.
Out boat is rocking in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. All eyes are fixed on the surface. We have been adrift on the open Ocean for hours. Finally, the relieving call: “Shark!”. A dark fin circles the boat as we jump. Onto a fantastic blue shark adventure.
Gale-force winds are hitting us head-on, as we scale the peaks of Trotternish Ridge. Our tent held up well at 7bft (The aisle of Skye gave us the chance to test in up to 9bft on Trotternish Ridge but we gave it a pass). Can you imagine a better vacation?Continue reading “Isle of Skye – Gale force winds and vertical rain”
Saturday afternoon is the best time to embark on an adventure. And if you embark on adventure the first rule is to always pick the biggest adventure you can find. The biggest adventure we could find has 7541 piece and is called “75192” – the Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon.
Continue reading “May the force…”
We enjoy walking from Starnberg to Andechs. It’s just the right distance to justify a nice Haxe at the end of the tour. This weekend we were in for a special treat as Andechs was fully covered under a blanket of snow.Continue reading “Andechs under a snow blanket”
It must be over 20 years since my first (and last) visit to Madeira. In that time, the Madeirans have replaced the old, adventurous E101 ring round with a modern highway system and have become the go-to place for the New Year fireworks. I am excited to be back.
Air Lingus takes us to the green island for a stop-over in Dublin on our way to Madeira. we take the opportunity to spend two days in the fair city.
After many years we are back at Fabian’s childhood holiday destination, Fanø. Two weeks of sleeping and long walks on the beach to get a much needed rest.Continue reading “Amber coast of Denmark”