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Tagged With: Canada

SIGHTS Moments You Never Forget …

Just look and look and look – this is not a painting, it’s a photo! A platform at the end of a fjord, meandering for a hundred miles, the shores a palette of colours, light and shadows, the universe so near, reality so far, and if you had the luck to enjoy this sight, I … Weiterlesen »

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ADVENTURE A Conversation Piece … (No. 28)

That’s tough: A man, age 40+, wants to commit suicide and chooses a 100 % deadly way – he jumps into and over the 53 m (or 180 ft.) high Canadian side of the Niagara Falls. Just two people survived such a deed, and only 18 managed to stay alive in specially built containers since 1901. … Weiterlesen »

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SURVIVAL I Got A Strange Message … (No. 19)

My friend Volker Lapp looks like a men staring through a hedge but he has written the best outdoor guide I know. He just came back from Canada and told me the following story (being the proof that he is a hilarious storyteller too): „Two men encounter a grizzly bear in the winderness. One of … Weiterlesen »

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WEATHER I Got A Strange Message … (No. 21)

It helps sometimes, but those occasions are rare: If you, for instance, find a thermometer which ends at -10 (it doesn’t matter if F or C) and can climb up zu +120 F or +50 C, then you know you are in the Sahara. Does a thermometer go down to -70 F (or -56 C) and … Weiterlesen »

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