Galapagos sealion

A once in a lifetime experience: exploring the Galapagos Islands!  926 km West from Ecuador mainland there are the islands that Charles Darwin made famous.  What makes these islands so special is that the animals you encounter have

Pacchanta-Tinque-ausangate

14 meter altitude I’m sitting in a coffee bar in Miraflores, Lima. I’m figuring out what adventurous things I should do in Peru. The Inca trail and Salkantay trekking are listed in practically every top 10 list I find. Would I than still want to do this? Or will it be one big polonaise, Read More

mandarines-in-Spain

‘Buenos Dias Guapa!’, Señor Pepe says while watching the TV from his home-trainer. He’s wearing a T-shirt that says ‘Aqui todo es muy bueno‘, meaning ‘Here’s everything very good.’ Pepe moves from his home-trainer to the counter where his ‘caña‘ (glass of beer) is located. Before I order I’m already offered to try a piece of, Read More

Chefchaouen

Excited I’m putting on my new shoes bought on the local Thursday market of Chefchaouen. Oops, two left shoes! This came at no surprise as the market existed out of piles of things, shoes included. I went back, the shoe salesman was still there, he laughed about the incident, and then took off on a, Read More

Vava'u, Tonga

A dot in the Pacific Ocean, a remote paradise destination, far away from civilization surrounded by endless blue seas. People are wearing woven mats as skirts and directions are based upon “the next coconut tree”.  This is the kingdom of Tonga: Where time begins and time stood still. I thought that this was ultimate, Read More

Festival of Colours Tarifa

Possibly the only daily routine that exists in Tarifa is watching the sunset. Each day Tarifa is spoiled with a fascinating sunset show!  Its super different and so beautiful every day again. La Costa de la Luz (the Coast of Light) lives up to its name. These are a few of my favorite sunset, Read More