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People and Stories

People and Stories

Travelling through a foreign country is nice, even if it’s only for the scenery. The most important aspect of going abroad is to meet new people, though, people with their different stories, backgrounds, wishes and goals. It is those encounters ...
School partnership with a Tanzanian Secondary School

School partnership with a Tanzanian Secondary School

This blog post is different from others in that it explicitly promotes the school partnership between Blankenese, Germany and Lupila, Tansania. The images hopefully give some impressions of our partnership and maybe if you have either time or money (or both), you might ...
Snapshots – Roadtrippin’ Tanzania

Snapshots – Roadtrippin’ Tanzania

Being on the road in Tanzania is actually not fundamentally different from being on the road in Germany. That being said, the differences are sometimes harsh. In the last blog I talked about rubble roads and their abundance in rural ...
On Safari – Tandala Tented Camp

On Safari – Tandala Tented Camp

Going to Ruaha-National-Park is an adventure in itself. Shortly after Iringa you leave the tarmac and go on a rubble-road for 55 miles. Mean speed drops to a crawl of 15 mph max and the whole journey takes three to ...
Rough Ruaha

Rough Ruaha

The Ruaha National-Park is located in the western regions of Tansania on a highland plateau of roughly 900m. Since 2008 it has been the largest national-park in Tanzania. Surrounded by mountains it receives twelve hours of continuous sunlight during the ...
Harbour Museum B/W

Harbour Museum B/W

Here are some more views from the museum and a viewpoint nearby in glorious black and white. ...
Harbour Museum

Harbour Museum

Claus and Marion took me to Hamburg’s Harbour Museum, which is a registered society that buys, mends and of course displays important objects of the harbour’s technical past. There is a stunning assortment of exhibits that speak to the history of ...
Birding

Birding

Yesterday I went to the “Weltvogelpark Walserode”, which is called the world’s largest bird-zoo, hosting thousands of individuals in six-hundred species. I attended the flight-show and some aviaries to try and get some good pictures. Alas, this time around I ...
Airplanes!!!

Airplanes!!!

Today I went to Hamburg Airport to watch some planes. There’s probably not too much more to say about that. 😀 ...
Viking Days

Viking Days

Yesterday I went to visit the “Wikingertage Schleswig”, a really nice Viking-era/Medieval family event. It was filled with extremely nice people, shops, magic and warfare events and everything that you might wish for in such an event. You can learn ...