I sometimes find myself exploring this map, clicking at specific distant lonely boats and vessels, reading up on them and imagining the adventure they are on. What is the sea like, is is rough or calm? Who is on the vessel? What are they doing at that very moment? Are they facing problems, and it … More Mesmerizing live map of the worlds marine traffic
I had a very fortunate and beautiful childhood. Growing up in a small village by the Indian Ocean. The the white sand beach with the mangrove forest was only 5 meters away from our backyard gate. We swam everyday, I fished and played with the locals on the beach. I went on deep sea fishing … More Indian Ocean Childhood
Our family has had a very special summer place for more than 70 years now. It is a small cabbing that was dragged over the ice on a sled by a tractor during one of the cold winters. It is completely off-grid and is only supported by 4 stone blocs on which it stands on. … More Off-the-grid cottage by the Finnish archipelago.
The tides are changing quite literally when looking at the melting ice-caps of both poles. Even the more conservative predictions by scientist paint a grim picture. Essentially the world as we know it, especially geographically is undergoing both irreversible and permanent changes. The near future will require tough and very calculated decisions in the face … More The tides are changing, time to face the issues.
Yesterday was the last dive of my Advanced Open Water course. It was a single night dive at an old massive (150m) ship wreck roughly 20 minutes outside of Djibouti port by speedboat. We were a total of 8 persons (2 crew, dive instructor and the rest divers). We departed at 17:45 just as the … More One of the best Dives I have ever been on.
I was visiting friends and family on the most Southern tip of my Country. Snapped these pictures. Can anyone guess what Country this is from and consequently where I am from?
So yesterday was a long night out at a good friends birthday party. It ended with security kicking us out, so it must have been goodright? Anyway I decided to go for a coffee and some reading by the seafront with a few friends. Sun is out for once and the town is lively. Put … More Best song for a day like today.