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SEAsia Part 2:Cambodia – the big divide

After some perfect days we left Vietnam on the Mekong and arrived in Cambodia. Our fist stop was Phnom Phen, where we were shocked by the big gap between the few ultra rich and the poor people of Cambodia plus the corruption going on. It also felt weird that every house, restaurant, .. is behind […]

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SEAsia Part 1: Vietnam – living the Hobbit-way

5513Our trip started in Saigon and after a few hours we adopted to the vietnamese behavior of ‘snacking through the day’ – just like the hobbits in middleearth. Our record were 8 food/cafe stops in one day … Besides the food (which is amazing) we enjoy the open-hearted and superfriendly vietnamese people and the beautiful […]

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Lots of snow in Big White

It is already nearly two weeks ago that we got back from our winter trip. This year we went to Big White in the interior of BC and since it was three of us the first time we had to drive up ourselves. Not a problem though. 4WD and new tires… ready to roll. Check […]

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Impressions from Down Under

After moving to Canada over two years ago and Lukas’ birth in September it was time for us to go back to Melbourne for a visit. We headed down south east and after a long travel Yen and Manfred were back in the big city. And Lukas was in Australia for his first time although […]

Tracks – The MUnicycle Video

After one year of filming and editing I’m proud to present my second Municycle video called Tracks. It features unitrials and mountain unicycling from the last year… Hope you enjoy it and I’m always happy hear what you liked and what not – just mail me or write a comment on the site. Ok, here […]

Resident racoons and other neighbours

We always thought we have some racoons in our neighbourhood. And now with the leaves off the trees I have finally caught them on camera in our backyard. Speaking of backyard.. I also wanted to share a photo of a young seal I took in September at the Oak Bay marina. Check it out in […]

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1 and 2 wheels in southern tyrol

Thx to the national public holiday Pat, Toni and I had the opportunity to stay 5 days in southern tyrol at Maria’s place. Thanks again Maria for everything – it was awesome!!! If you want to go on a trip to Southern Tyrol then you may want to read the hole story for some tips […]

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Proud to be dad

  Wow. What an amazing experience! And time flies by even faster than it used to. Unbelievable that it is already over 6 weeks ago that our son Lukas was born and brought such light into our lives. Check out some of the photos we have been taking. Isn’t he awesome!

Animals & the 350d

Well, well – after a long time of thinking I finally bought a Canon 350d SLR camera. Kind of a selfpresi to my – oh, hold on – 32th birthday … but somehow I don’t feel any older or wiser or more respectable…. Anyway – I visited the Zoo of Hellbrunn and made some photos […]

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Akrocalypse in Munich

It’s was time for our second Akrocalypse – 3 acrobatic days in Munich! This year Gabi, Anja and Tobi joined Babsi and me and we had a lot of fun during the 3 days. We had the opportunity to try the trapeze, some acrobatic stuff on the floor, bungy salto and some other stuff. Additionally […]

Mailinglists down

Our hosting provider is currently having trouble with their setup. I am trying to chase them as hard as I can. Unfortunately the mailing lists are currently off line and will stay so for a bit. Sorry for any inconvenience. I will keep you updated when the lists go back up. manfred

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Pinzgau on wheels

Last weekend one just a perfect one: blue sky and perfect rides on our wheels. Pat, Toni, Darko and I started on saturday with Saalbach. While Pat and Toni rode the 4-cablecar tour, Darko and I ripped the Reiterkogel Bikepark in Saalbach/Hinterglemm. I really enjoyed the playful area and had plenty rides on 1 and […]

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MUniride: Enzianhütte to Seewaldsee

8538 Gladly we have sunshine now and Babsi wanted to go to a lake. Luckily I had the idea to combine the Seewaldsee with a MUni ride from the Enzianhütte down to the lake. After the uphill hiking and a stop at the Enzianhütte it was time for a really challenging downhill… PS: I had […]

A different kind of Poker

Last Sunday I participated in a very different new kind of poker game for me. In the picture you see the poker hands all the teams got. I sure had a lot more fun that I could have at a real poker game. Teams? Poker hands? Fun? Find out more about the SIMBS Hartland Poker […]

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Origami workshop by Paul Jackson

3483 After seeing the Origami exhibition I was glad to take part in Paul Jackson’s workshop Origami for artists and designers. Everthing started with feeling the paper (the grease…) and then we moved on to one fold and how to fix it. Crumbling was one of the next topics which is a really uncommon origami […]

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Origami exhibition in the Hangar-7

3451After my return from the exhausting MUni convention, Babsi and I set off the explore the Origami exhibition at the Hangar-7. Of course I had the camera along to show you some of the masterpieces. One final remark: don’t miss it – you have to see this beautiful exhibition! It’s open until the 30th of […]