Hiking from Hotel to Hotel on Gran Canaria April 27th 2015 When I returned to Hamburg from the Ayurveda cure in Kassel I had two days to get organised for my next trip: hiking from hotel to hotel on the island of Gran Canaria. I had booked the trip with Discovery Gran Canaria, an agency that offers guided and self-guided walks on Gran Canaria. It belongs to Franz Miltenburg, who has ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » Gran Canaria Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... 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