Kitesurfing Waves in Indonesia

Lakey, Sumbawa, Indonesia the remote Indonesian island turned out to be a total winner. The spot is famous for surfing, while the wind is blowing almost perfectly side-shore, making it great for kitesurfing too. The two hour drive vom Bima airport to Lakey leads...

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Lake Zürich Kitesurfing

First time Kitesurfing on Lake Zurich Autumn storm Fabienne terminated the amazing Swiss summer with a large low pressure system, hitting Switzerland on Sunday, September 27. With a perfect timing, the wind kicked in late Sunday afternoon, just early enough for a two...

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Surfing in Baleal near Peniche, Portugal

One week surfing and chilling in Baleal, near Peniche in Portugal. We stayed at the Silver Coast Beach Residence, which is close to the main spot. The hotel offers really nice rooms and a great breakfast. For a nice beer, the best places are the bars on the beach...

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Cycling on Mallorca (Spain)

One week great road cycling on the island of Mallorca (Spain). Mid April is perfect, nice mild Spring weather. However, it can be cold as well. We had a few chilly mornings with temperatures around 10 degrees.We stayed at the Hotel Viva Blue & Spa. The town of...

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Brazil 2017

Great three weeks kitesurfing in Prea, Brazil. Consistent wind, maybe a little lighter than usual, still mostly on 7 meter kites, a few times 9 meter, even a few days with light wind. Staying at Vila Prea was again the perfect choice. Super nice bungalows and great...

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Rome, the eternal City

Rome - birthplace of the western civilisation. Once you have visited the 'eternal city', you will be overwhelmed with its history, the archeological witnesses and the endless number of ancient buildings. You can almost feel the former power of the Roman Empire and you...

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Kitesurfing El Medano, Tenerife, Spain

Two weeks kitesurfing vacation in El Medano on Tenerife, the biggest Canarian Island. The vulcanic island's rocky coast doesn't offer too many spots for watersports, so the bay of El Medano is pretty much the only option on the island. According to www.windfinder.com,...

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Swiss Alp Bike Ride Dreibündenstein

Biketour Chur up to Dreibündenstein and back to Chur, 42km, 1'600m climbing, 30 minutes carrying the bike. Great view on the top, 2'178m above sealevel, nice downhill, you can do the serious downhill trails Churwalden.

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December Biking in Switzerland

Super mild temperatures in December in the higher areas, while below the fog its grey and freezing. Perfect to take out the bike for an afternoon ride to the top of Bachtel and enjoy the amazing view...

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Waihee Ridge Trail

The Waihee Ridge Trail - Another great hike on Maui's West. The 2 hour hike takes you uphill through nice forests and beautiful scenery, with a great view of East Maui, i.e. Wailuku, Kahului and the North Shore. The trail can be extremely wet, you will have to walk to...

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Waves at Kanaha

Big Waves on the North Shore A massive swell has hit Maui's North shore last Tuesday, the 14 foot swell created really big waves also in Kanaha. The wind was on the lighter side, so minimum 9m kites were necessary. The big sets were scary, we were mostly trying to...

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A Day at Kanaha

...with strong wind and decent waves, captured by the Kanaha Web Cam on the Life Guard Tower. The cam is online during daylight hours here on Maui i.e. 11.p.m until about 5 a.m. in Europe.

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Aloha Classic 2016

The Aloha Classic 2016 Windsurf pro contest  is blessed with big waves and strong wind. The world's best windsurf wave riders are competing in massive waves for the title. Check out the insane movies on youtube.

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Waves on Maui’s North Shore

Nothing is more discussed on Maui than the waves. Here, you will find a comprehensive explanation where to find the various information and how to interpret it.

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The Streets of Pukalani

To get to our place, drive on Pukalani St - turn right on Liholani St - pass Halaulani until you hit Hanalani where you take a left on Ali'Iolani - after 200 Yards turn right into Ikalani - we are in 278. Good Luck!

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The (wet) Road to Hana

The anyway rather wet coast line to hana got a lot of rain the night before our trip. The waterfalls were pumping and instead of swimming in the clear freshwater pools, we had to stay out of the water and beware of the strong current. As lucky we were on the first day...

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South Shore Surfing at Launiupoko

Launiupoko (see Google Maps) is a gret place for surfing in South Swell. Nice beach park, gentle wave and easy access. Only parking is a little difficult, but with  bit of patience, you will find a spot - sooner or later... The are usually small waves, the Lahaina web...

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Maui Wind gusting up to 40 mph

Kiting with de-powered 5m Yes, we went out at 1 pm, with a de-powered 5m kite! Not very pleasant and alomst nobody on the water. Also, many f* ups on the beach while peple were launching their kites.

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Makawao Forest

Maui's upcountry green Forests Beautiful upcountry hike in the green forest of Makawao. The 10k / 3 hour hike takes you through trees and green tropical plants. Recommendable in dry conditions....

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Big Beach

Maui's best Beach Big Beach (Makena Beach / Oneloa Beach) on Maui's South Shore is rated as #1 beach here on Maui - the sandy beach is huge and the crystal clear water invites for endless playing in the shore break. Additional informations at mauiguidebook.com or...

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Short trip to Lahaina

Lahaina Short trip to Lahaina - in the end, you need lots of surf shorts here and Lahaina has an endless selection. The town hasn't really changed over the last years. Still charming and mellow, just a few beauty spa salons have popped up - which is a little weird. A...

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Arriving on Maui in the wake of Hurricane Lester

Hurricane Lester Having landed in the post showers of Hurricane Lester, the first two days were rather unusual with lots of rain here. Today seems to be back now and we are looking forward to an amazing beach day.... Breakfast in Paradies .... enjoying our first...

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Bike Tour Lachengrat

Biketour Näfels-Lachengrat-Klöntalersee-Näfels. 50km, technically easy climb and desent, 15 minutes bike carrying on the last 100m to Lachengrat total 1'600 meter climbing. Download GPX file here.

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Preá – Brazil 2015

Vila Prea - a great place to stay! Vila Prea is the prefect place to stay in Prea. Right on the beach, beautiful bungalows and an amazing restaurant. The ecologically run property with seven bungalows under the palm trees with private patios provide an idyllic...

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