Italy

Bella Italia

Bella Italia

Beautiful autumn road trip through the northern part of Italy, starting in Varenna, then via Bergamo and Verona to Venice.
Each of the four cities have its own beauty and history, amazing food and history.

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Rome, the eternal City

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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Lago di Como – as good as it gets!

Lago di Como – as good as it gets!

Great weekend on Lago di Como at 414 Kiting. Two days good wind for 12m kites. We spent nonstop 4 hours on Saturday and 3.5 hours on Sunday on the water, doing the downwinder all the way back to Gera Lario! On that weekend, we did 140km in total - measured with Suunto...

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Rainy Kite Weekend at Lago di Como

Rainy Kite Weekend at Lago di Como

Another kite weekend trip to Lago di Como! We were not so much on the lucky side with he weather and wind this time. On top of that, our car broke down on the Italian motorway in eh middle of a tunnel. We rolled unbelievable 2.8 km the slightly downhill motorway and...

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IBM Kite Talents!

IBM Kite Talents!

After months of persuasion, I finally talked a fearless bunch of IBMers into kite surfing! We spent a great weekend at Lago di Como and the three guys took a two day course. They all turned out to be quite talented and – who knows – might continue to get...

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Lago di Como Opening

Lago di Como Opening

First weekend this year on Lake Como. Great conditions and great company - men only with Thom, Flavian and Markus. Superb wind on Saturday, stron 12m fully powered, 4 hour session! Thom's jumps are getting higher and higher, Flavian ripping with the Bandit and Markus...

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Kitesurfing weekend in Italy

Kitesurfing weekend in Italy

We spent a great kitesurfing weekend in Gera Lario at Lago di Como (Italy) with our friends Thom, Kathrin and Bartek. We drove down to Italy on early Saturday morning, crossing the Splügen-Pass through the Swiss Alps - a nice 3.5 hour drive. The wind did not come up...

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