How To Survive Sailing The Caribbean Sea During Coronavirus Lockdown – Part 5

haiti and dominican republic A quite dramatic departure from Ocho Rios left us indecisive about where to go next. So we just kept sailing. Direction : something northeast with a tendency to south. Frustrated about the last two destinations, tired of being at sea for more than a month and deeply longing to be on … Continue reading How To Survive Sailing The Caribbean Sea During Coronavirus Lockdown – Part 5

Trying To Reach Land While The World Is Under Lockdown – Stuck At the Caribbean Sea During Coronavirus Pandemic – Part 4

Cuba and Jamaica Leaving the Cayman Sandbank we faced again no wind towards the east and a current against us. We head north. On Friendship they made the decision to sail to Cuba, Cabo Cruz, as there would be no opportune winds during the upcoming days. As we heard of Cuba’s helpfulness in the global … Continue reading Trying To Reach Land While The World Is Under Lockdown – Stuck At the Caribbean Sea During Coronavirus Pandemic – Part 4

Sailing the Caribbean Sea in Times of Coronavirus Crisis – Part 2

We left Roatan Island on Friday, 27.3. with the sun rising. Sailing with the wind towards the east we enjoyed the calm morning, sitting together and preparing food. Peeling roasted cocoa beans and chatting a bit, a terrible noise startled us. Not knowing for a moment what had happened but aware that something was wrong … Continue reading Sailing the Caribbean Sea in Times of Coronavirus Crisis – Part 2

Hiking the Volcano

„…Her spirit did yearn for adventure/ And so she struck out and she followed that nice path/ That took her all the way to Guatemala.“ (Anonymous, Ballad) One reason for travelling to Guatemala was because of its beautiful landscapes, returning to nature and to hike a volcano. Seeking adventures and challenging myself, I therefore decided … Continue reading Hiking the Volcano

Belfast Titanic Museum – von Nicole Guether

Originally posted on ausstellungskritik:
Belfast Titanic Museum – von Nicole Guether. Die Titanic fasziniert wegen ihres verhängnisvollen Endes ebenso wie aufgrund ihrer technischen und gestalterischen Raffinessen seit über 100 Jahren. Das Titanic Museum im nordirischen Belfast erzählt daher nicht nur von den tragischen Schicksalen, sondern vor allem von der Modernität ihrer Technik. Architektur als Metapher…

Balis Delphintour in Lovinabeach – Ausverkauf der Natur

Eine Delphintour, die ist lustig. Eine Delphintour, die ist schön? Früh morgens, viertel vor sechs klopft es an meiner Tür. Ich werde abgeholt zu meiner, am Vortag, gebuchten Delphintour inklusive Schnorcheln am Riff im Anschluss. Müden Auges sammeln sich die Gäste im Dunkeln zusammen, wir warten auf weitere. Mein Hostel liegt direkt am Strand, wo … Continue reading Balis Delphintour in Lovinabeach – Ausverkauf der Natur

Leonardo da Vinci – „Experience a masterpiece“ – von Nicole Guether

Originally posted on ausstellungskritik:
Die National Gallery würdigt eines ihrer wichtigsten Werke mit einem Ausstellungskonzept, das gewagt bis mutig ist. Zum Abschluss des Leonardo da Vinci Jahres anlässlich des 500. Todestages, eröffnete am 9. November 2019 die ganz auf die „Felsgrottenmadonna“ (eng. The Virgin of the Rocks) fokussierte Ausstellung. Das Bild zählt zu da Vincis…

My story

Everyone has a story to tell and a reason to create another blog in a world already full of them…here is mine. In 2018, I made the final steps to change the way I was living. I quit my job, signed up for workaway and booked a one-way flight to Lisbon, Portugal. I had 2 … Continue reading My story

The National Museum of Scotland permanent exhibition on Scottish history – by Nicole Guether

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The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh is a huge and impressive museum. It was formed by a fusion of two separate institutions. The first was the 19th century former Royal Scottish Museum, which is located in the building of Victorian neo-Venetian Renaissance from the 1860s and holds collections covering science,…


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