Month: Feb 2022
The last Transit of Venus happened in summer 2012. I had the chance to participate at a workshop about planet search around other stars. The day of the transit we spent on the summit of Haleakala, the highest mountain of Maui, Hawaii. From there we observed the transit and also learned a lot about geology…
Calar Alto February 2010
A business trip brought me on my first flight, looking down on the landscape was amazing. And then, at the airport in Almeria, it felt like summer holiday, only it was February. The observatory was covered in snow and we were above the clouds. That were so many good, and yet sometimes contradicting experiences. Thanks…
With a friend I cycled from Göteborg to Stockholm, where we visited another friend. On the way home I cycled alone to Trelleborg, and on the second day I passed this rock and wanted to take in a view of the overall landscape.
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I started publishing time lapse videos well before pictures here. If that is of interest to you, I recommend the La Palma time lapses with lots of description in the Videos:
Hiking from Bern to Burgistein provided wonderful views of the Swiss Alps. A large thunderstorm cloud was forming ahead of us, but luckily, it did move away. In the distance, partly covered by clouds are Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau.
To get here I took the sleeper train from London to Penzance and then started cycling out south towards Lands End. A tiny road heading towards the coast got my interest and led to this very quiet and wonderful beach. Even though that meant another hill (and there were loads to come, but I didn’t…
After a challenging train ride (or better: the steps between trains were challenging, like getting with two packed bicycles from one station to another in Paris), we were on our first cycle day, heading out westwards from Brest.
After spending 10 days north of the Arctic Circle, finally, on the last night before travelling home we saw Polar lights. That was the first and only time so far for me and it was amazing.
Hello, besides my more professional site, I also wanted to a more personal site. And here it is. Goal is to add some travel pictures, stories, and other things from life. And in the meantime, feel free to check out my Youtube channel.