I could not sleep well on that night train, I actually never sleep comfortably on a train. I try many positions like just the best contortionist could do but when I try to lean my head against the window to find some support I end up always with a broken neck bone. With a half eye open I could hear the train stopping and welcoming … Continue reading Lisbon⎜Nordkapp >> Lisbon
It all started with: Get those train tickets Franz and move your ass. Not really, It did not begin exactly this way. But when I bought them I had no excuse but to leave. Initially it is all in your head, you have an idea, you start planning, buying maps and stuff you will probably need, but you know, those objects can stay in your … Continue reading Munich⎜Lisbon by train. Me, myself and my bike.
In April 2016 I set off on a solo bike trip from Lisbon to Nordkapp which I reached in August. I have cycled for 8219km crossing Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway visiting ecovillages along the way. Yes, it was amazing, and yes I changed, or better I got back to my roots, the ones I was forgetting. Cycling connects … Continue reading From Lisbon to Nordkapp, by bike
Have you ever thought of planning a vegetable garden on the balcony? Flowers are beautiful and nice to have but the satisfaction of seeing your veggies growing is special. And by the way you also get flowers before the fruit 😉 BENEFIT OF GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD: no pesticides needed reduce soil erosion biological food decrease supermarket products consumption contributing to your health contribute to … Continue reading #1 The seeding. Vegetable garden on the balcony.
One day I woke up with the urgency of painting a forest. I was thinking about how to do it and I decided to take a walk in the woods. It is always inspiring and relaxing. I came back with leafs instead of pictures or a precise idea of how I wanted to represent something that is so dear to me. Trees. Like I would … Continue reading Leaf Painting
In Munich there are almost 5000 abandoned bikes a year. Maybe your city has the same problem too. I am pretty sure it does. The city marks and then collects them to be either repaired and sold (just a small part) or to be thrown away. Yes, you have heard it. They throw away bikes. Well, most of them they are probably not in perfect … Continue reading Recycle, re-use, repair.