Today we decided to paddle down the 18 km of the Linth Kanal between the Walensee and the Lake Zurich. It was nice, a bit like a stroll but on water. Helped by the current, it took only 2 ½ hours to get from Weesen… Continue Reading “Paddling down the Linth Kanal”
10 km, 200 m up, 600 m downBärgli – Carschinasee – Carschinahütte – Partnunsee – Partnun – St. Antönien This is an easy 4-hour family hike in the impressive Rätikon mountain area. We did the same hike one month ago and thought that such… Continue Reading “Family hike to the Carschina Hut”
We had quite some summer activities going in Switzerland as well. Here is a short picture blog entry with a few movies as well…
After our wonderful 9-day family cruise in South East Alaska, Phil and Ya headed to the north of Vancouver Island for a few hiking days in a remote and wild area. Yasuko is in heaven! In the meantime, the rest of the crew (Mita,… Continue Reading “One-day Tour in North Vancouver”
The Alaskan Dream was our moving and floating home away from home for 8 days. A constantly humming, but a rather stable boat with beds and showers just about right for us to stand in still… the luxury wasn’t inside the boat, but rather… Continue Reading “Our home on the water, the „Alaskan Dream“”
On the first morning on the boat I woke up early and went to the upper deck. A co-passenger was already up and doing yoga. I was thrilled to see another yogi on the boat!
Today we were experiencing the true Alaskan weather for the first time – rain and mist. Since last night we sailed from the Glacier Bay Park down south. Captain Eric looked for a quiet cove for kayaking and anchored eventually. It was raining but… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 8: Sailing south towards Sitka”