On my second free day in Belgium, I explored Brussels: the Old Town, the European Quarter, and the Atomium. Continue reading Atoms in the Heart of Europe
On rather short notice, I got the opportunity for a business trip to Belgium. I took this chance to also spend two extra days exploring the country. Today, I spent my time in the beautiful city of Ghent. Continue reading Business Trip to Belgium
My flight back home have me the opportunity to see the parts of California I have visited in the past week from above. Continue reading Goodbye to California
I spent the last three-and-a-half days of my stay in the United States hiking in the (Red)woods. These tree giants are very impressive to see, which is why I kept strolling through the forest almost until the last minute. Continue reading Into the (Red)woods
For the past one-and-a-half days I have been making my way up the coast in California – on a very windy road. Continue reading California Coast
In San Francisco, I am doing sightseeing in stages – in a seven-year-long cycle: In 2003, I walked the streets of the city for a day. In 2010, I only had time to (re)visit the most important sights. Today, I finally visited one of the biggest tourist attractions in town: Alcatraz. Continue reading Visiting a high security prison
Now, after finishing my third (and final) leg of my train trip across the Continental United States, I would like to present some impressions from my time aboard Amtrak trains. Continue reading Across the country, one-way, please!
My last stop of my road trip through Utah was another highlight: Bryce Canyon. I explored the area on the Queen’s Garden Trail, the Navajo Loop, the Peek-A-Boo Loop, and the Rim Trail. Continue reading What a nice garden, Your Majesty!
Today was reserved for a Slot Canyon Tour. Unfortunately, I could not find any, so I had to organize my day myself. I ended up visiting Devil’s Garden, the Petrified Forest, and Escalante River, making some short hikes at all these destinations. Continue reading What a nice garden, Mr. Devil!