April 8, 2024

Xi’an, or eternal peace, was China’s capital during several dynasties. It surprised us with its ancient and remarkably well preserved history. The most famous attraction in Xian is the Terra-cotta Soldiers, discovered in 1974.  The soldiers, representing Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s imperial guards, are located 1500 meters from his tomb. Each has a unique face, […]

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The Great Wall of China

April 6, 2024

The wall as we know it was continuously built over 1,700 years. It began in the 3rd century BC, before the Punic wars… we were super lucky, I don’t think we saw more than 20 people the entire day. The Beijing crowds usually go to Mutianyu, Sabine arranged for us to go Jinshanling section, parts […]

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April 5, 2024

we finally made it to China! we bought our first tickets in nov 2020 for march 21… here we try again, after a super fast and easy visa process, now even easier for Swiss,  we managed 3 years later to make it Beijing is home to 21m people and was founded in 1045BC. the history […]

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August 13, 2023
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August 7, 2023

6 years later we’re back in our most preferred philippino diving location

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Panama City

April 29, 2022
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San Gerardo de Dota

April 28, 2022

returning to Trogon lodge in San Gerardo de Dota did not disappoint, twice we went to search for the quetzal, twice we saw it. last day we even saw three males. but none were posing as the one four years ago…

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Corcovado – Sirena Station

April 26, 2022

For the 3rd time in Corcovado, the Sirena park is amazing, just as we were used to. Again our guide was no other than Milton    

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