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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Short trip to India

A short visit in Pune by flying to Mumbai and taxi to Pune and back on the next day! The trip was definitely short, but it left a big impression. The shier size of the city of Mumbai, the incredible intense traffic and its millions of people.

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Salt Cinema Zürich

Lake Side showed Perfume: The Story of a Murderer in the open air cinema. We were really lucky with the weather, the sky was grey and locked at if it was going to pour down any second.

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Bike Tour Pfiffegg

Bike tour from Rüti up to Pfiffegg and back. It's a 4 hour ride, 55km with 1'300 meter climbing. Great Sunday morning ride.

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Egypt Kitesurfing in El Gouna

The first week of our El Gouna (El Gouna on Google maps) late April vacation comes to an end. Good wind so far, but quite colder than we were expecting! We had a few days where temperatures were way below 20 in the mornings and combined with the 30+ knot wind we had...

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Snowkiting in Wetzikon!

Last chance today for snowkiting in our neighbourhood! The north wind was slowly fading towards the weekend after having blown strong on Thursday and Friday. It was rather light but still a lot of fun – and the place was perfect, just between Ettenhausen and Wetzikon,...

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Brazil Kitesurfing in Prea

Pousada Vila Bela Vista Preà We stayed the whole time at the pousada Vila Bela Vista Preà, run by an American-Brazilian couple. The place is awesome! Big swimming pool, very good restaurant, where breakfast, lunch and dinner is served. The wooden bungalows are...

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Beautiful Late Autumn

Winter is not far away.... however, a few mild days invite for a late afternoon bike ride up to Bachtel. If you're interested in the background Swiss Alp peak names, check peakfinder's view from Bachtel:

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Kitesurfing in Hyères, France

Mid October trip, one week vacation in Hyères, France. Mild weather and two days awesome kitesurfing with strong wind. As opposed to the great mistral winds, we had south-east wind, blowing offshore in the kite spot Madraque. It turned out to be really amazing flat...

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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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Living Room

We have received our new photography for our living room. The photography shows an abandoned car in the middle of nowhere in the desert of Arizona. The photography is part of Peter Püntener's "The End of the Road" series. The series is made up of several hundred...

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Photoshop Adaptive Wide Angle Correction

Adobe Photoshop comes with a great feature for adaptive wide angle correction. I used in in our living room for creating a wide angle image consisting of three individual wide angle images. The final result: Wide angle corrected from the following merged image: The...

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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

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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Cape Verde

Cape Verde end of April was just amazing again. 100% wind from the 15 day we were there, mostly on 9m and 12m kites. We did the wave clinic sessions with Mitu Monteiro and kitet in small waves. When it got big at Punta Preta, we still watched from the shore - maybe...

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Skiiing Zermatt

Awesome long skiing weekend in Zermatt with Chris and Fi! Great snow conditions and perfect weather. Zermatt is just an amazing place. The charming car-free town and incredible view form the mountain tops make it unforgettable.

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