Wernigerode March 11th 2018 My first conference trip for my new employer took me to the small city of Wernigerode, located in the uplands of Harz in the north-eastern part of Germany. The city is just a few kilometres from the mountain Brocken, the tallest mountain in the region (1,141 m). Thus, it is located in a very scenic and mountainous landscape, and it is a really pretty little place. The historic city centre – the ... read more
Europe » Germany » Saxony-Anhalt » Wernigerode As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
I started this blog in late 2007, before heading off to Australia for a hang gliding adventure. After my first solo flight in a hang glider all I wanted to do was fly as much as possible. I gave up my job as a human resources consultant and headed to Australia to live my dream of hang gliding. When I returned after four months, I wanted to build my life around the sport I loved so much, and I did. I was also determined to make it into the national hang gliding team and started flying competitions with only one year of flying experience.
My dream was shattered in earl... full info