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Dolomites

Dolomites

We only spent 4 days in the Dolomites, Italy but it was enough to get a good feeling for the region. This is indeed a biking, hiking and paragliding paradise. How to get there From Switzerland we suggest Klosters - Merano - Bolzano. In ideal conditions this takes 6 hours. When to go September/October seems ideal Preparation Car We recommend using a car even though the region is very well connected by public transports.

3d printing

3d printing

General Apps Cautions Emergencies Download an STL file from the web Slice an STL file Upload a Gcode to the printer Multicolor Printing Blender Initial activities General Shortcuts Improve curce details Create an STL file in Blender Blender Theme General Apps blender.app slic3er.app a browser Cautions Never pre-heat (vorheizen) when extruder is < 10cm above the bed Always have the metal plate in place correctly Always before preheating wash the metal plate with LITTLE Isopropenol.

La Réunion

La Réunion

We visited la Réunion for 3 extensive weeks and enjoyed diving, hiking and paragliding on this island. Here is a little kickstart for you: How to get there The cheapest options from Switzerland we found through swoodoo. It turned out to be a TGV from Zurich to Paris, enjoying the city a bit and then flying from Paris to St.Denis. Preparation Rent a car (alamo) The island with its 800’000 inhabitants is pretty large and the streets are built as serpentines.

Fiji

Fiji

The end of my first day was the best thing on my first day. It was quite a challenge to get to the hostel but what last long will finally be good. The trip to Fiji was a necessary lecture for my further travelling. First lecture of the day: you should always write your destination address on the immigration document. ALWAYS! Normally I do it even if I have to invent something like Beijing in but this time I guess I was just to lazy to search for a Hostelname and Nadi in sounded somehow stupid so I left the slot at the immigration form blank.

New Zealand

New Zealand

Mountains and just a stone’s throw away beautiful beaches and the waters of the Pacific. One of the strongest arguments for me to choose New Zealand as next destination. As I am a student my budget is quite limited. Of course there are always ways to get around with a minimum of money and it should never be an argument to miss out some worthy experiences or travelling. Nevertheless there are non preventable costs e.

Colombia

Colombia

A bit of Colombia, Argentina and Philosophy: The curtain falls Bogota has its upsides - View from Montserrate ### Prologue – Caution: Learnings inside It is incredible, how fast one adapts to luxury. My first thought of the Buenos Aires airport Business lounge was: That’s no match for Zurich. My better half called me a snob, so better live up to it as long as I’m literally in that cloud: Now after tasting a non disclosable amount of argentinian wines and a sneeky priority boarding past the long Economy queue, a round of five star menus and a few episodes of the big bang theory later I am comfortably lying in this huge airplane bed/seat and turning my phone clock forward by 5 hours.

Peru

Peru

How love made me skip Ecuador Prologue Ye olde friends, families and forgetting ones, I’m still alive and celebrating this by a brand new, shiny blog entry. It’s 10am, I am sweating inside a 2x1x1m^3 mosquito tent or as my better half calls it “My mosquito bunker” somewhere deep, deep in the jungle. My girl is on a trip discovering medical trees and plants (yeah, right) while I try to let my body recover from the last days enemy attack waves resulting in way above 100 mosquito bites.

Bolivia

Bolivia

I survived Bolivia and all I got was this lousy wifi Sucre in all its beauty Dear friends, Gather around this imaginary campfire and enjoy yet another mystical chapter of my South America trip. It’s June 7, 2014. Sitting on the bus from Copacabana to peruvian Cusco, a nearby powerline going by a peasants house where they hang their cloths to dry inspired me to write this and try to spark your attention.

Hawaii

Hawaii

The crowd of people which were sitting with me in the plane dissapeard until I was the last person walking along the corridors and empty dark shops. It was 4 o’clock in the morning and the Honululu Airport seemed pretty died out. Maybe I should have informed myself about busses in the night. Thinking a few thoughs about my best options I made the plan to find a nice little bench where I can relax for two or three hours until I can get a bus.

Chile

Chile

Plants? What’s that? Welcome to Chile May, 18th, 10pm, bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama and I feel the strong urge to keep my seat neighbor from sleeping by using a shamelessly bright phone screen, writing my newest blog entry. So far he didn’t hit me which let’s me assume he does not understand english. Leaving behind my saddistic tendencies and back to where we left off last time.

Argentina-4

Argentina-4

Preliminary goodbye to Argentina It’s 9 o’clock, quit cold, I’m on the bus to La Cumbre where I have to get my broken breakline fixed before I go on to Mendoza and Chile. The display says 14:44 and 75°C. So Argentina is still Argentina. After a good month here, I’m left with a tonn of memories, great encounters, many bus-, car- and carshaped rides and beautiful flights with my lovely 27m^2 companion.

Argentina-3

Argentina-3

Zeit, etwas nachzuholen Ja, heut ist Mittwoch und ich bin in Mina Clavero (Córdoba) und im Hintergrund säuselt Louis Armstrong “what a wonderful world”. Wie passend. Zeit, euch auf den neusten Stand zu bringen. Nach Buenos Aires bin ich erstmal via braunes Süppchen nach Colonia de Sacramento getuckert und hab mich mit dem hier scheinbar ach so heiligen Dollars eingedeckt und mir dabei 2 lustige Amis angelacht. So muss es in Kuba aussehn.

Argentina-1

Argentina-1

LLegado! Despues un bastante agreable vuelo de 13 horas y un viaje caro pero con un muy amable conductor del aeropuerto hasta el barrio de Palermo en el centro de la ciudas. Buenos AIRes Jardin bonito de mi habitación No hace demasiado frio ó calor. Es perfecto para el Suizo. Voy a visitar mi barrio para los dias siguientes en unos momentos.

Argentina-2

Argentina-2

A different world After 2 nights in BsAs I can safely say that I am in a completely different world. There is an inherent difference in the people I meet from outside and from inside BsAs. This city seems stuck up. Porteños definitely live in a cloud and seem to want to be left alone in there. Everyone else is awesome. Ironically the melting pot in BsAs in my opinion does not include Tango people from BsAs (Porteños) but everyone else.

schweiz-2

schweiz-2

Lounging Die erste Hürde ist genommen. Ich bin in der Lounge in ZHR. Und das noch ganz ohne Gepäckverlust. Alles à discretion. Vom weichsten Lamm zum härtesten Bourbon. Habe gefragt, wo man das beutzte Geschirr hintut. “Das wird abgeholt. Egal wo."… “Bist du deppert” Würd meine wunderbare Tanzpartnerin jetzt sagen. Und ich würd mit einem Lächeln nicken. Ach ja: Die längste Loungebar der Welt. Wusste gar nicht, dass wir so ein Wahrzeichen beherbergen.

Schweiz-1

Schweiz-1

Packe, packe, Rucksack stopfe Der Keller füllt sich. Die Wohnung leert sich. In 5 Stunden am Flughafen. Kaum vorstellbar. Eine Million Gedanken. Die würd ich am liebsten auch im Keller abladen. Bei allem, was ich tue, ist es das letzte Mal, dass ich es für eine ganze Weile tue. Damit fühlt sich jeder Schritt und jede Aktion besonders an. Kanns kaum erwarten. Der persönliche von und zu Wildenburg ist stets mit dabei