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Having lost my blog from back then I discovered that a lot of entries still exist on Facebook. So here is what I have recollected: February 4th, 2010: Sightseeing in Rio Wednesday we spent a very hot day visiting the tourist sights of Rio. First we went up the hills by mini-bus to inspect the famous statue of Jesus.   Next we went up the sugar loaf mountain by cable-car. Both trips… Read More

Having lost my blog from back then I discovered that a lot of entries still exist on Facebook. So here is what I have recollected: January 30th, 2010, Brazilian BBQ After a mixed night out (cosy bar first (yeah), club with house music later (yuck)), we had a good nights sleep after travelling and the preparation stress at home. After completing our beauty sleep Chris colleague Rafael picked us up for a nice… Read More

I made a selection of our favourite selfies Michael took last year during our sabbatical.  

It was my tenth visit to San Francisco – for me it is like home no. 4 (after Dortmund, Amsterdam and Barcelona). The outline of the city on the hills, the skyline (now added with the Salesforce Tower) and of course the Golden Gate Bridge are all remarkable features. Having visited several other major cities in the USA, like New York, Los Angeles or Washington I also value the laid back and… Read More

We arrived to the Nevada Falls after a quite tiring climb of 600 meters in altitude. As we had not planned to go on a longer hike we had no water or snacks with us. Too bad! The top of Nevada Falls is the perfect pick-nick spot. After more than five hours we reached the car and were quite happy to have our first break. The bears did not steal our bananas… Read More

Happy Sant Jordi! Sant Jordi is an important festive day in Catalonia celebrated to honor St. George. It is also known as the Day of the Rose or Day of the Book. Each year on April 23 men traditionally make a gift to their sweetheart in the form of a rose, women give a book to their beloved one – “a rose for love and a book forever.” This is why you… Read More

Tomorrow we will head to San Francisco. It will be my 10th visit to this awesome city. Looking forward to meet our friends, discover new areas (Yosemite national park! New APPLE headquarters! Visit to the TESLA factory) and just enjoy life (it is also a party city). So stay tuned for my blogs! In the meantime some past photos 🙂 Dolores Park in 2010my parents joining us in 2010 for a week… Read More

Wishing you all and your beloved ones a nice long Easter weekend! Christian & Michael PS: the below photo was taken by Michael – great photography skills on his iPhone8! Looking for an Easter activity in Barcelona? Monday hike to Sant Cugat through the natural park of Collserola! A real recommendation. Learn more at The Barcelona Feeling – Private Walking Tours.

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