about the giant douche and the turd sandwich!

about the giant douche and the turd sandwich!

One of the biggest short comings of today’s democracy’s is the illusion of choice, expressed in the offer of only two unfavorable options. This is seldom more obvious than at the current situation with the US Presidential Election. Mathematics demands, that you will always end up with two major parties/candidates/options...
Sailing across the Atlantic!

Sailing across the Atlantic!

Every year hundred sailing vessels set out from the Canary Islands, or from southwestern Europe, with the aim to sail across the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Caribbean Islands or the American Continent. The World Cruising Club provides a frame for this yearly migration, known as the ARC (Atlantic Rally...
Life eats life to live

Life eats life to live

Bjørnskinn is a bland town who’s only address are the two small signs that mark the ends of it. Those signs are placed so close to each other that they could almost be touched by the hundred something inhabitants, if they would form a human chain. The barn stood somewhat...
Northern Lights

Northern Lights

How incisive climate zones educe cultural traditions is a common insight for the well-traveled. Nevertheless it is rarely tied to boredom with new adventures to the never been land. It appears to be hopeless to get a coffee here Sundays. Even its one of the bigger cities in northern Norway...
On the Facts and Morals of Transportation!

On the Facts and Morals of Transportation!

The virtue of choosing efficient transportation means. Why should someone prefer to stay for days or weeks on a boat, to cross an ocean, if one could fly the same distance in mere hours? Why take public transportation or ride a bicycle, when the comfort of a car is available?...
How and why to live a traveler’s lifestyle!

How and why to live a traveler’s lifestyle!

Should you wonder how it happens that some people are always travelling around the world, exploring the beauty of different places, cultures and ideas, and you seem to be stuck in the chore of everyday life, then this post is for you! This may be confusing, but be aware that...
The Guiana’s, the diverse triplets.

The Guiana’s, the diverse triplets.

There are some regions on this planet which gives numerous people a hard time to point out on a map or are even completely unknown to them. These counties often share a part in history, in which they were colonized by almost every country ever visited. In this context, the...
Inflatable Venezuela

Inflatable Venezuela

It’s not often that someone is willing to exchange your money and give you ten times the official value of the local currency. But that is exactly the current state of money exchange for the Bolivar. Of course, on the black market and therefore it is not actually legal.  A...
Dark night to Trinidad

Dark night to Trinidad

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. – James A. Baldwin “No, we are going north.” That was the answer of all the sailboat owners in the Marina of Grenada. Not a single sailboat was headed for Trinidad, and definitely not to...
Gypsy’s of the Caribbean

Gypsy’s of the Caribbean

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. -Thomas Jefferson The Caribbean Lagoons and Marinas present themselves with a wealthy attitude, represented by families of huge and expensive boats and often operated by charter organizations. From here you can sail around the beautiful beaches or spend the night...
The cargo experience

The cargo experience

Once I found myself inside the commercial harbor of Le Havre, in northern France, I just stared at the steel monster in front of me. The Fort St. George Cargo Ship lay in dock while the crew was busy loading and unloading TEU’s (standardized containers of 20 or 40 feet)....
Abandonig conformity once more!

Abandonig conformity once more!

I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way. -Carl Sandburg During the last eight months in Switzerland I restored social connections, transitioned into a more sustainable lifestyle and partially participated in a common worker’s lifestyle. Sometimes it feels as though we’re punished for chronic deceitfulness by being...
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