London September 6th 2016 The first weekend of September I spent in London, and believe it or not, it was not a work trip this time. The trip had been a Christmas present for my mum. She flew in from Stuttgart, I arrived from Hamburg, and we met at Heathrow Airport on the Friday morning. Before going to explore the city we checked into our lovely hotel: “The Rookery” in Clerkenwell, not far from Smithfield Market and t ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... 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