The calm before the storm.


As you may have noticed things have gotten a bit quiet lately. After all the excitement of the boat sale and the move back home I have spend most of my days doing a bit of boring work and getting used to the land life. 

Luckily I have also been riding the Harley a lot, I will post some tours including maps and photos in one of the following post. As I have been off a motorbike for almost three years I needed some new motorcycle gear, a new helmet and a new jacket. I did some research and found some really interesting and well made products. I will spend some time wearing the new gear then I plan to share my thoughts about it with you, but I can tell you already now, the helmet is absolutely wonderful and exclusive. 

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  • 1 month ago

The calm before the storm.


As you may have noticed things have gotten a bit quiet lately. After all the excitement of the boat sale and the move back home I have spend most of my days doing a bit of boring work and getting used to the land life. 

Luckily I have also been riding the Harley a lot, I will post some tours including maps and photos in one of the following post. As I have been off a motorbike for almost three years I needed some new motorcycle gear, a new helmet and a new jacket. I did some research and found some really interesting and well made products. I will spend some time wearing the new gear then I plan to share my thoughts about them with you but I can tell you already now, the helmet is absolutely wonderful and exclusive. 

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  • #project #harleydavidson #gear #review #home #motorbike #roadtrip #shopping
  • 1 month ago

Hallberg-Rassy 31 SY EraOra: SOLD


Yes it happened! We have been thinking about putting our boat for sale during the winter and now just when we were ready to start a new season SY EraOra found a new owner.

Ironically he will sail EraOra back home to her home port near Venice, where we bought her more than two years ago. The world sometimes is really small.

But what about us? Are we sad? 

Yes, this for sure is not an easy moment, we had some amazing days during our two years on the boat but on the other side it felt like a change would be welcome. If you ever owned sailing yacht you may know the time, the effort and the money it takes to keep her in shape and beautiful. Now we can use this time to travel a bit more around Europe.

So don’t worry you all will still be able to read stories about traveling, good hidden restaurants and the Mediterranen Sea on this site.  

As a side note I would really like to keep up with the sailing and the boat life so I am looking for a smaller boat, one I can transport on a trailer.

I am thinking about a classic sailing yacht with a combination of wood and GFK around 24-26ft for example the Hallberg-Rassy Misil. If you may know about such a boat which is in good condition und for sale, please let me know. I would be happy to have look at her. Just comment below…

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  • 2 months ago

Restaurant “Bugenvila” in Cavtat, just south of Dubrovnik.



During our two sailing years in Croatia we have seen and tried out a lot of restaurants today I would like to share one of our favorites.

The wonderful restaurant I am talking about is located just 20 min drive south of Dubrovnik in a small village called Cavtat, sailors might know the place as it is also a very common port to clear in and out of Croatia and offers two sheltered bays for the night. 

This little gem is l called “Bugenvila” and it for sure offers some of the best dishes we have tasted in Croatia. We can not praise the place highly enough, if you look for a really special moment with a friendly service, a stunning location, a familiar feeling and some mouthwatering food with a special touch, try it out.

You can find out more on their website: 

http://bugenvila.eu

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  • 3 months ago

Northern Italy and the Alps


During the las two years i wrote a lot about our adventure, the sailing, the good food and the fabulous Mediterranean Sea, but some of you might wonder:

Where are they from?

Well actually we are mountain people, yes i know this sounds difficult to believe but exactly that might also be the reason for loving the sea so much. My hometown is called Meran and is located in the far north of Italy, a beautiful little corner with lots of agriculture, mainly apple orchards and wine production.

With it’s mild mediterranean climate and surrounded by the mitical Alps this town with a population of about 33000 ppl certainly offers a lot of beauty, palm threes and mountains as high as 3000m but no sea, unfortunately…

This little comune in South Tirol is a famous tourist place since the time of the Austrian empire and still today offers an interesting mixture of italian and german cultures, food and languages.

Here you can see our way south, this is the direction we take down to the Med and the boat.



So if you ever travel thru this area take some days and explore Meran, it is certainly worth it and if you love mountains, walking, climbing, biking, skiing and some amazing meals in a town with an interesting history you will go crazy for this place.


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  • 5 months ago
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