Welcome ... to the other side ! (Foto above taken in Bhutan, the gross happiness dictatorship) - "Dark Tourist" is a deliberate propaganda word, to discredit those brighter travelers who refuse to be programmed by television and take an effort to see reality for themselves. "Dark Tourists" go to Miami, Mallorca, or the Military. Bright … Continue reading Dark Tourist or Bright Traveler
2021 Year of Mad Max + Coronation of the Virus I am dedicating my last dangerzone trip to the victims of international + national socialism, of global "worm"ing, satanic dialectics ... and neurotoxic TV programming. My opinions are not necessarily shared by my travel partners. Fotos: Thorsten S., Michael v.H., Katja, own Druzhba ... a … Continue reading At the Donezk Front, with Nightwolves, Chechens, and a Freudian Slip
The 180km long United Nations Buffer Zone aka Atilla Line or Green Line divides Cyprus (Source: http://www.militaryhistories.co.uk and own) There are 330.000 ethnic Turks living in the unrecognised "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus", and 1.300.000 ethnic Greek living in the UN-recognised Greek "Republic of Cyprus" in the South. After being predominantly Greek or Byzantian since … Continue reading Inside Varosha Ghost Town + Louroujina Pocket + Kokkina Exclave, on the Atilla Line, Turkish Cyprus
Welcome to ... Mysterious Antarctica! Few have ever heard of Queen Maud Land (or Dronning Maud Land in Norwegian), but even fewer of New Swabia (or Neu-Schwabenland in German). Go figure why ... Capetown Airport (South Africa) is one of the two main entry points to the white continent, together with Punta Arenas (Chile). After … Continue reading Neu-Schwabenland, Antarctica
The Colombian mountain territory of Marquetalia was declared an autonomous republic by the "Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia", or FARC, in 1948. FARC co-founder Jacobo Arenas (pictured right), surviving the government invasion of Marquetalia, wrote a book called "Diario de la resistencia de Marquetalia" ("Marquetalia Diary") in 1972. FARC founder Manuel Marulanda "Tirofijo" is pictured … Continue reading Hosted in the FARC mountains: Marquetalia, Colombia
We want you to come to Syria - in peace ! Because of the Western sanctions, there are currently only 3 international flights to Damascus (from Baghdad, Moscow and Tehran), so most foreign visitors, journalists or NGO staff enter Syria overland from the Lebanese border, pictured here. After a night drive of 2.5 hours, directly … Continue reading Aleppo (Syria): perfidious ISIS-Battlefield, secret NATO-Bunker, destroyed Grand Bazaar + famous Baron Hotel
There is a giant Ishtar Gate at the entrance to the Babylon Hotel in Baghdad. The original was built by King Nebukhadnezzar around 575 BC in ancient Babylon. The remains of the original are today at the Pergamon Museum Berlin. Other names for Ishtar are Astarte or Aphrodite or Isis (!). The Babylon Hotel is … Continue reading At the Babylon Hotel in Baghdad
Visit to Mleeta in Lebanon Arrival scene at Beirut Airport The (pre-) Roman temple of Baalbek is Lebanon's most famous attraction Few visitors know about Mleeta - the Hezbollah's stronghold sitting high on a mountaintop in Lebanon's South in defence against Israeli attacks. The mountain dug out was not detected by Israel until after the … Continue reading Mleeta – the Hezbollah Stronghold in Lebanon
PG 18: Don't try this at home. You'll miss your flight. - A bit of romantic music? - Oh man The mysterious Mr. Masel Tov from Monaco called and made the Gentleman Adventurer a generous offer he couldn't resist: a trip to the world's most dangerous country Somalia in private-jet comfort and with professional protection. … Continue reading The ultimate “Gentleman Adventurer” trip: to all 3 Somalias
Even after the US embargo forbidding it's own citizens from travelling to North Korea, there are currently three travel agencies that offer entry to North Korea: Koryo Group, Juche Tours and Young Pioneer Tours. Booking and visa procedures are simple. Entry is either by daily plane from Beijing, or two planes a week from Vladivostok, … Continue reading Hot chicks, cold noodles and a rocket haircut in North Korea
Putin' on the Rocks. An epic ice-road-trip. Across Yakutia. To the top of the world. And the end of the road. @72°49'NORTH. 10.03.2016 -45 °C Three Lads and a Lada ... ... on the Road to Anabar. World's northernmost road end. "Holiday on ice": drove 4.000 km on official roads from Lake Baikal (Irkutsk) to … Continue reading Road to Anabar. World’s Northernmost Dead-End !
01.04.2015 We rented a VW Tiguan 4x4 from Avis at Moscow Domodedovo Airport and drove on a slightly northern route 3.000 km towards the Ural ... ... crossing from the European to the Asian continent at this monument between Perm and Ivdel. The end of the road, Vizhay, is a ghost town, ever … Continue reading Manpupuner – at the Europe-Asia Border high in the Urals
12.04.2014 -30 °C - Ice Camp Barneo - - Each year in April, the Russian Geographical Society builds a spectacular tent camp for scientists, explorers and tourists. The Logistical effort to build Barneo is fascinating. They called it Barneo, because, ahem, well, it is not Borneo ! 🙂 Take off from Spitsbergen, Norway on an … Continue reading North Pole (via Ice Camp Barneo)
A rough overland drive of 4.000km - plus an UN-easy missionary flight - to attend the birth of a new nation: South Sudan 14.01.2011 - 25.01.2011 Our route: Saudi-Arabia View over Riyadh from Prince Al Waleed's Kingdom Tower The perfect GLOBE cigar lounge in the 31st floor of Al Faisaliyah Tower in Riyadh - Heavy … Continue reading The UN-easy Way: Jeddah (Saudi) to Juba (South Sudan)
My first Round-The-World Trip Press & Sponsor Financed Surf Around The World Tour (1992) Thailand – Malaysia – Singapore – Western Australia – Surfer’s Paradise – New Zealand – Oahu & Maui, Hawaii – San Francisco – New York – Frankfurt am Main
Logbook Gulfstream G550 Manzanillo Unknown Plane Parachute Jumps at Kassel-Calden Foto: jochen-schweizer.de Piper PA-46 Malibu (P. Falke) Silverstone Learjet 40 (M. Münzing) Le Bourget Beechcraft Premier 1 (Raytheon) Indianapolis Beechcraft King Air (Raytheon) Chicago Learjet 40 (H.-J. Stuck) Silverstone Cessna Citation Bravo Mallorca - Marrakech Falcon 2000 Maldives Hawker Istanbul + Valencia Avro 42 (UN) … Continue reading General Aviation
Republished from July 2019. Foto: With a dress hanky in the Donbass. The meaning of "sophistication" has its ancient roots in Greek: sophia = wisdom. In the days of classical beauty, wisdom was inherently linked to aesthetics, defined by rational order and harmonious proportions. This was in stark contrast to later medieval gothics (brought by Barbarians) … Continue reading Who is a sophisticated traveler?
I want to thank American Express for a very friendly article in the last edition of their Centurion Magazine. The Centurion Card is the most prestigious credit card by American Express with an annual fee of US$5.000+ and no spending limit. American Express is a traditional wallet for people who still use fiat money instead … Continue reading The Centurion Magazine by AMEX: “Dapper in the Face of Danger”
In the historic tracks of our friend Otto Prinz von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld THE HOUSE OF HESSEN The House of Hessen is a European dynasty. The origins of the House of Hessen begin in 1264 with the marriage of Sophie of Thuringia with Henry II, Duke of Brabant. At the beginning of the 20th century, both the … Continue reading Prince of Hessen – Grand Tour
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. Albert Camus (1958) - "You Will All Die !!!" The Horror History of Clipperton Island: Lonely Clipperton was only briefly inhabited between 1906 and 1917. There were up to 100 islanders, … Continue reading Commando Clipperton + Revillagigedo Rebellion
Rockall. This lonely rock in the middle of the North Atlantic ... ... is claimed by Britain since 1955, and incorporated into Scotland since 1972. Illegally - because international law doesn't allow the appropriation of uninhabited rocks. Britain exploits oil and gas in the vicinity. Despite signing the UN Law of the Seas in 1997, … Continue reading Raid on Rockall
Loket (formerly called "Elbogen" in German, which translates as "elbow" in both languages) is one of the most pictoresque medieval towns in Europe, in the Bohemian part of today's Czech Republic. Loket and its gothic castle stand high above a bend (elbow) in the river Ohre ... and stood in as film location for "Montenegro" … Continue reading The Masonic Hotel + Museum + Cigar Bar in Loket, Bohemia (“Montenegro” in Casino Royale)
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