Category Archives: recreation

hitting the slopes

I am barely back from the warm Houston winter, hardly at all adjusted to the freezing cold in Berlin, not to mention the jet lag. It is 3:10am and my alarm has just kicked my out of bed. I had … Continue reading

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Alcatraz

I remember that when I was a young kid, the father of a friend of mine had a picture of Alcatraz in his apartment. He had visited the prison years earlier, but he had told me its story and how … Continue reading

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Two jumps for the price of one

Most people think that skydiving is a dangerous sport. I do not, especially when looking at statistics. Chances of something going wrong are relatively low, but unfortunately the consequences of an accident can be quite severe. The odds that you … Continue reading

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London

Finally: I made it to London! I had never been there before and I really cannot think of an excuse to justify it apart from “it is so expensive”. Well, not really… Maybe rent is high, the tube is not … Continue reading

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Finally Licensed :)

Last weekend I finally completed my parachuting A-license according to British standards. Unfortunately I cannot present you any video footage of it, so I decided to upload a video of Kritter (my instructor) and me bumping into each other in … Continue reading

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Scotland – First Impressions

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Last weekend I escaped the “busy” city of Aberdeen and drove west towards Braemar to hike in the Cairngorms National Park. I was little late in the day so it was very quiet, most tourist were already on their way … Continue reading

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