Life on Mahe June 23rd 2011 “Welcome to Paradise FM!” a chirpy radio-voice announced while I was preparing breakfast. When turning on the tap produced yet again nothing but a faint and distant hissing noise I felt a tinge of frustration in my heart. My hopes for a clean kitchen followed by a refreshing shower were once more dashed. The problem is: there is no water in paradise.
It’s the dry season and for weeks there ... read more
Africa » Seychelles » Mahé » Victoria A lengthy struggle between France and Great Britain for the islands ended in 1814, when they were ceded to the latter. Independence came in 1976. Socialist rule was brought to a close with a new constitution and free elections in 1993. The most recen... ... read more
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain
I love airports - to me they are portals to exotic worlds full of mystery and adventure. Ever since I was a child travelling has been my passion. The German word "Reisefieber", travel fever, describes this inner yearning to pack your bags and explore the world very well. It is a feverish anticipation that grabs you and drives you constantly to be on... full info