Road to Hana

Road to Hana was definitely one of the most memorable drives. Over 600 steep curves and 58 narrow one-lane bridges, 30+ miles of mind-blowingly beautiful scenery. Luckily in our family only one person suffers from car-sickness – Wen. Luckily, because there is one cure: seat the car-sick person behind the wheel! For the first few…

When the world is unplugged

I have a weird feeling. I am currently on a paradise island, sitting by the beach looking at the waves tirelessly massage the white sand. The sun is shining, things couldn’t get much better than this. Except, the internet is broken. I can’t get online. The phone line is dead, and so is the DSL connection. Not…

Mauritian time

I’m writing this watching the Indian Ocean waves gently touch the beach in front of our rented beach villa in Mauritius. It’s really amazing how moving from the short, dark and cold days of Switzerland to the tropical sunshine of Mauritius makes miracles to one’s feelings in just a few days. We obviously need sunlight.…