Landau/Pfalz June 22nd 2015 Where the hell is Landau/Pfalz, many of you might ask now. You have no idea how many times I had to explain this to people during the two years that I lived in the small town. It is located roughly between Karlsruhe and Heidelberg in the southwest of Germany (no, the one on Lake Constance is Lindau…) and is surrounded by vineyards. Consequently there are a lot of wineries. The landscape around L ... read more
Europe » Germany » Rhineland-Palatinate » Landau 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