Short escape to Soma Bay

The Orca Divebase in Soma Bay near Safaga at the Red Sea, Egypt is a safe bet, as I already been there and was amazed by their quality of service, but this time I tried the Breaker’s Hotel for accomodation. Read More …

Exploring Albania – Pt. I: The steep gorges of the Drin

Albania turned out to be great destination a country with beautiful and yet wild nature and affectionate, hospital and helpful people. We found great camping sites and tricky offroad tracks there! Read More …

Sziget Festival – one week of unleashed fun!

The crowd in front of the mainstage I feel a little sad as will not attend the Sziget Festival for the second year. The nine years from 2006 to 2014 I always spent a week on the Obudai sziget (sziget Read More …

Dive safari in the Sultanate of Oman

  Being one of the spots where you can encounter or even dive with hump back whales the Sultanate of Oman caught my interest quite quick. As there is just one boat, the Saman Explorer,  at the moment having a Read More …

Oman offroad tour from Muscat to Salalah

As foreplay for the next diving safari my dive buddy and I decided to add a roadtrip from Muscat to Salalah. So we booked a 5 day offroad trip including hotels after each day and a Toyota Landcruiser, sporting a Read More …

Hornschlitten Rennen 2017 in Garmisch

“Hornschlitten Rennen” means wooden sledge race. A “Hornschlitten” is a sledge which sports two uprising handles emerging from its runners, resembling to horns. Since ages in alpine regions these sledges were the tool of choice to bring down wood, hay Read More …