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Travel

A holiday that didn’t start so well

Büssli Our camper van suffered three ripped cooling water hoses in the last two months. Together with my brother who is the engineer in charge of maintaining our vehicles, we looked for the source of the troubles. Although not entirely sure, after a test ride I was confident that we found and fixed it. We … Continue reading »

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How much luggage fits into a vintage grand tourer?

Our camper has an engine problem, so we had to look for alternatives for this years summer holiday. We looked at last minute offers, but bringing all our own food to Greece didn’t seem like such a good plan. The kids wanted to sleep in a tent anyway, so we went to Tenero in the … Continue reading »

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missing or lost -> stolen

When we went to our ski holiday last week, we had a lot of luggage. So we had to hurry when leaving or switching the train. It always worked out well, even when we had to run, or walk a stairway twice. When we left the train on the way back in our home town, … Continue reading »

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Chiemsee Holiday

Like for most people around here, summer holidays for us usually means going south. And that is what we usually did in the past. This year, we wanted something new. The countries north of Switzerland were unexplored territory for us in regards of holiday destinations. We had ideas to go to the netherlands, Belgium or … Continue reading »

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Fun with the canoe

Mirella and me started a new hobby after we could borrow the kayaks from a friend in Peru. He even helped us buy cheap Peruvian kayaks that we brought home in our camper. These kayaks are sit on top‘s. The kind that they rent to tourists. They are easy to operate and easy to climb … Continue reading »

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Visited countries

A long time ago, I found a web service to visualize a map with all the countries you have visited. Now I finally figured out how to get it displayed in wordpress using the code-embed plugin. Well, since we got kids, travelling is in hibernation mode, but we already have plans on where to go … Continue reading »

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Refurbishing our VW Bus camper van

Refurbishing our beloved VW Bus camper van that served us so well on our great adventure in south america was long over due. After lots of offers and some setbacks, it’s finally going to happen before the rust wins. Last week, I spent two days tearing everything appart.Removing bumpers, windows, lights, mirrors, trims, bike and … Continue reading »

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Back from Holidays

We’re back from our family holiday on the French atlantic coast. We were at the Dune du Pyla, europ’s biggest sand dune. It’s a big playground for children as well as adults hanging below a paraglider wing. Conditions were good on three days to fly on the big dune. So I trained touching the flat … Continue reading »

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Our south america trip

We’ve been back for a while, but our travel blog is still online: http://www.paraeasy.ch/load.php?name=Suedamerika

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