Where would you go?

Desley Jane from Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist asked us where we would go to if money was not a concern. The question immediately reminded me of a book I read a few months ago in which German journalist and winner of 500.000 € in the German edition of ‘Who wants to be a […]

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At the South Pole – outdoor impressions

As winter is approaching in Europe, I want to share a few impressions from the coldest place I have ever been to. (Read here how I got there.) The Amundsen-Scott South Pole station is located far inland on the Antarctic continent, right next to geographic South Pole.

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On the roof of the world

Lhasa has been on our mind since long: we thought about it when we applied for our visa to China. We longed to be here while we had to convince the staff in a Chinese travel agency to sell us plane tickets to Tibet. We dreamed about Lhasa when we drank our first yak butter […]

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