Tagged With: Pacific

ANIMALS A Story of Glory … (No. 49)

Yes, you can meet it/him/her. In the certain parts of the Pacific Ocean along the coast of California. Wade into the water, where the shore is rough and rocky, and you will encounter this ca. 15 cm or 6 in high animal. A ball with spikes and I won’t repeat the Latin name who is … Weiterlesen »

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MYSTERY A Conversation Piece … (No. 17)

Look at the photo and the drawing: There is no doubt that on various Maya temples an elephant is depicted. An Indian elephant with smaller ears. Not biologically exact but no wonder – nobode living in Mexico had ever seen such a creature! But how could they hew one in stone? They must have seen pictures of … Weiterlesen »

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WAR If You Ever Come to Solomon Islands (No. 59)

Andreas Bender, the famous und very last „Master of the Art of Travel“, did a 10 000 nautical miles airsafari in Melanesia and Micronesia, starting and ending in Mt. Hagen (Papua-New Guinea). He made a stop on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Why? Look at the big photo! On Guadalcanal the fiercest  battle of the … Weiterlesen »

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ISLANDS Lost & Found … (No. 47)

Since the mutineers of the „Bounty“ landed on his deserted rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean in 1790, we didn’t hear anything positive from the island. Murder, debauchery, inbreeding, raping of minors, escapes, suicides and so on. But, and this is a big but, in 1838 the self-goverment of Pitcairn, then still a … Weiterlesen »

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