Meeting: Juliane Koepcke, Sole Survivor LANSA 508 Jungle Crash

I met with Juliane Koepcke (64) at the Bayerische Zoologische Staatssammlung in Munich. Definitely the most amazing life story I ever heard of! Juliane Koepcke, is a German mammalogist. As a teenager in 1971, Koepcke was the lone survivor of the LANSA Flight 508 plane crash, and then survived 11 days alone in the Amazon … Continue reading Meeting: Juliane Koepcke, Sole Survivor LANSA 508 Jungle Crash

ETIC – Extreme Traveler International Congress in Mogadishu

15.04.2017 The fourth ETIC - Extreme Traveler International Congress was held for the first time in Mogadishu, Somalia. With participants from Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Monaco and Switzerland. The best and safest hotel in town is currently the Jazeera Palace Hotel. Dinner reception. On the hotel rooftop terrace. German extreme … Continue reading ETIC – Extreme Traveler International Congress in Mogadishu

ETIC – Systematic Travel Congress in Liberland

Free Republic of Liberland is a sovereign state located between Croatia and Serbia on the west bank of the Danube river. The nearest cities are Osijek (Croatia) and Sombor (Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia). On some maps, this area is referred to as “Gornja Siga”. Liberland came into existence due to a border dispute between … Continue reading ETIC – Systematic Travel Congress in Liberland

ETIC – Extreme Traveler International Congress in Grozny

15.10.2014 For the first time, members of all three leading travel collectors' clubs TCC, MTP and TBT met for a global get-together, the ETIC. Almost 30 attendants from 14 countries (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, Vietnam) found their way to Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic … Continue reading ETIC – Extreme Traveler International Congress in Grozny

RIP PSL -Most Competent Political Journalist & Traveler dies

A true Gentleman ... and Danger Zone Expert ... who visited all UN countries in the world 16.08.2014 "It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor." Neil Gaiman, Sandman - From Wikipedia … Continue reading RIP PSL -Most Competent Political Journalist & Traveler dies

ETIC – “Most Traveled People” Meeting in Munich

About thirteen members of MTP gathered for the first time in Germany in a beautiful club setting. Three of the "Top 10" world's most traveled people attended the evening in Munich: Charles Veley Nr. 1 traveler in the world and founder of MTP - http://www.charlesveley.com Jorge Sanchez Nr. 3 - http://www.jorgesanchez.org Wolfgang Stoephasius Nr. 10 … Continue reading ETIC – “Most Traveled People” Meeting in Munich

Meeting: Heinz Stücke. World’s most driven man

Heinz Stücke (*1940) meets me in front of his house in Hövelhof near Paderborn, Germany, where he is finally settling down after 51 years on the road, without ever returning home in the meantime. The total distance driven on his bicycles was more than 650.000 kilometers. Or 16 times around the globe on a straight … Continue reading Meeting: Heinz Stücke. World’s most driven man

Meeting: Doug Casey, The International Man

Doug Casey is a US-American Libertarian, Anarcho-Capitalist and perpetual traveler who has been to 146 countries and who knows the differences between government regimes, investment climates, 2nd passport rules, residency requirements and comparable quality of life better than anyone on the planet, as he demonstrates on his blog The International Man and with his company … Continue reading Meeting: Doug Casey, The International Man

Meeting: Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner ist vielleicht der einzige Sportler, der den Titel "Greatest Of All Time" wirklich verdient hat: Besteigung aller Achttausender, allein, ohne künstl. Sauerstoff. Seven Summits. Durchquerung der Antarktis zu Fuss. Ebenso Grönland. Wüste Gobi, Taklamakan, Sahara, etc. Nordpol Last Degree. Abgeordneter im Europaparlament. Similaun-Seilschafter (im besten Sinne). Autarkie-Landwirt. Weinbauer. Mehrfacher Schlossherr und Gründer des … Continue reading Meeting: Reinhold Messner