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Happy 9th Anniversary Dinner @ Magorabin

Tonight I took Ritsu out to one of our favorite restaurants, Magorabin, to celebrate our 9th wedding anniversary. Since I am still behind with blog posts from last weekend, I basically live-blogged all the food on and you can … Continue reading

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What a long day exploring Paris today. After a 6 h drive from the south of France, we found a parking garage in the east of Paris and from their took the Metro. We started at Notre Dame, then worked … Continue reading


Juli & Fede

Today we had the return play-date with Federico. Julius was mainly excited since Fede would bring his MarioKart Wii game and his own controller (with a wheel), but since the weather was so great, I first took the boys out … Continue reading

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Kids in Hipstamatic

I am having way too much fun with this iPhone app called ‘Hipstamatic’. In a very cool way it emulates the cheap plastic cameras from the old analog days, when one had to first finish a film, then bring it … Continue reading


Philosopher’s Walk / Silver Pavillion

Today’s highlights: Philosopher’s Walk and the Silver Pavillion

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Pretty much all Nepal photos

I am still tackling the challenge of how to best put the Nepal experience in publishing shape and form. Even though we were offline most of the time, as long as I had power, I wrote down the day’s experience … Continue reading


Venice day 3: Sunday … lots of churches

After breakfast and checkout, we headed over to Venice one more time to enjoy the view from San Giorgio (only 3€ to go up there, not like 8€ on San Mark’s), then we checked out the Salute cathedral while service … Continue reading

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Venice day 2: other highlights

Other fun things we explored on our second day: – St. Mark’s in broad daylight, surprisingly not super crowded. And then checking out the basilica, where photography is not allowed, so I only have a few low light shots. We … Continue reading

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Lago Orta / Lago Maggiore

We had a fun day exploring the close by lakes Orta and Maggiore … the Orta peninsula was very nice to walk through and they had a couple of art exhibitions which Julius followed by using a map. Once found, … Continue reading

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Great dinner and weekend @ La capuccina with Kyoko and uncle Tim

For this weekend we headed in a different direction, towards the lakes of Orta and Maggiore (more on that later). Ritsu found this great B&B which also does fantastic dinner … halfway through we already begged the inkeepers if we … Continue reading

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Stuibenfall Hike

Initially we had 2 hikes planned for today, first this big waterfall and then a valley in Niederthai. But it turns out the they use some tricky ‘mis-advertizing’ for this fall hike. The brochure says ‘you can do the roundtrip … Continue reading

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Mountains – Cows – Lederhosen – Llamas?

Today we got very lucky going up the Gaislachkogl bahn. A) they had a big mountain party at the middle station with lots of kids’ activities, music and llamas (Julius also enjoyed the free airbrush tatoos and said correctly ‘Danke … Continue reading

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Leutascher Geisterklamm Hike

The Leutascher Geisterklamm (klamm=gorge) is a beautiful hike through a forrest and along a river. And this is where we took Julius for his birthday. Highlights included crossing a somewhat scary panorama bridge, crossing over to Germany on foot and … Continue reading

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Reither Spitze, the most ambitious hike so far.

Our hike today started with a funicular from Seefeld to Rosshütte, then a ride with the cable car to Härmelenkopf and then a 1h20min hike to Nördlinger Hütte. Twenty minutes into the hike we encountered a sign telling us that … Continue reading

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Discovering Dalí

Figueres, the birth and final resting place of Salvador Dalí is only 40 minutes away. And the sky was cloudy, so we went to visit the Teatro-Museo Dalí, allegedly the most visited museum in Spain. And indeed it was very … Continue reading

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