For my two-day tour in Halong Bay, I had bad luck with the weather: very cloudy, and sometimes a light drizzle. That way, Halong Bay could not show its full beauty. Continue reading The Misty Mountains of Halong Bay
My three days in Cape Town were almost to short to get to know the city properly. Still, I can say that it will be difficult for any other South African city to compete with Cape Town: its location between Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain is extraordinary, it is quite safe (for South African standards), and there is lots to see. Continue reading (Deutsch) Die Perle Südafrikas
The short time I spent in Durban (just 14 hours) has not left much time for exploration. However, what I have seen does not really make me want to see more. Continue reading (Beach) Bums in Durban
In the past one-and-a-half days, we explored the Great Wall of China – from the perfectly renovated section near Mutianyu to the nearly broken-down part at Jiankou.
Update from October 31, 2016Additional pictures are available.
People tend to argue about Chichén Itzá: Either they think you should skip it because of the huge crowds, or they think that the crowds are there for a reason, and you must not miss it. I can undetstand both sides a bit Continue reading Chichén Itzá, or: Welcome to Maya World!