Travel Pictures

I uploaded a few pictures on flickr finally. Only from the small camera and of course I am holding back on the funny ones for later 😛 Here’s the set: Honeymoon.

Mangonui, Far North

We have got internet again. We drove up here from Russell today with a couple of stops along the way: we visited the Treaty House at Waitangi and stopped for pies and slices at the Bake House in Kerikeri, saw the Stone Store and enjoyed the beautiful Taupo Bay. We had our accommodation all picked… Continue reading Mangonui, Far North

Russell, Bay of Islands

We are nearly up north now. We made it here despite 24 hours of rain in Whairangi. We spent 2 days around Whairangi. The second day it was raining so we did some bad weather activities, like visiting the clock museum, tasting the remaining 2 beers at the Frings Brauhaus (Drought and rye beer ‘Catcher’),… Continue reading Russell, Bay of Islands

Back from the US

After a week in NYC and 2 days in Michigan we are back home. We had a great stay in the US! My last trip to the US was 10 years ago and I never realized how I missed it – especially Michigan. I’ll be writing more in the next few days and of course… Continue reading Back from the US

What to do in NYC?

We have booked our flights, found a hotel and now I am looking for things to do in NYC. We’ll have 5 full days in New York before continuing to Detroit for a friend’s wedding. So what are the most important things to do in NYC? I need some ideas and I don’t have a… Continue reading What to do in NYC?


We are back from vacation. Like last year we went skiing to Les Crosets in Switzerland. This year nobody got hurt and nobody had to return home to work. We had good skiing conditions most of the time. For those interested I put up some pictures on flickr: Les Crosets 2008. Tomorrow it’s back to… Continue reading Skiing

Es schneit … РWebcam Champ̩ry (1874 Champ̩ry) Zumindest da wo wir im Januar hinfahren und zumindest jetzt gerade.

Travel Journal – Part 2 Borders to West Coast

When we left Lancaster we first drove South by accident and learned the hard way that on the M6 Southbound there is no exit after Lancaster for 17 miles. Another sad thing was that just about an hour or so after Lancaster somewhere between a few hills “The Bay” (the local Lancaster radio station and… Continue reading Travel Journal – Part 2 Borders to West Coast