Last Christmas

Go sailing – let it go. It’s Friday afternoon. A sentimental Friday. For the very last time in this house we took the Christmas decoration out of the boxes. It’s…

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Bürokratie und Weltreise

300 days to go

The empire strikes back – if it’s not overwhelmed.   It starts in 42 weeks. Over 500 times I have written the number of remaining days in the steam of…

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When is enough enough

How do you know you can go? It was a wonderful morning when I woke up in the small bay in St. Johns (USVI). We anchored in crystal clear, warm…

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400 days to go

About wine tastings, engines and Facebook. It will probably take significantly days less before we leave Luxembourg. In 400 days the Rivercafe is handed over and we put our heads…

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No time for technology – 13 Jan 2019 Diary

No time for technology If I were a TV presenter I would say: For today’s current occasion, a special show to present an annoyed Karin. For a week now I…

Sport im Winter

18 months to go

Trimming down the pounds After the turn of the year, our final year in Luxembourg has arrived. From now on we can finally talk about the departure “next year”. That…

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Dec31 diary – Leaving a Life · Material

Let it go – leaving a life What a dramatic title. I know, but here are the alternatives: Leaving the house – is not quite true, because it is much…

Our travel route? The World.

We are avowed warm-weather sailors and our way around the world will guide us through the warm regions only. From Cape Town, our 5,700 nm maiden voyage will take us along Namibia, St. Helena and Ascension Island, past the coast of Brazil to Barbados. The first 2-3 years we want to sail the Caribbean, the Bahamas and the USA. Then we think of the Panama Canal. In the Pacific we are planning with the US West Coast and Hawaii, before we sail for the second time in Polynesia. And then let’s have a look. Indonesia alone has 17,000 islands ….