Book Publication

Adventure Tourism in Southern Africa: Development, Strategies and Opportunities for an Increasing Market The work is done. Finished & published! And you guys out there have noooo idea how seriously cool it is to hold his first own, very own book in hands!! ISBN-13: 978-3639103045 Product Description: According to the increase in adventure sports tourism [...]

December 1, 2008  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Back Home 2008/09  No Comments

Off to Tanzania & Kilimanjaro…

I think, I’ve never been that nervous in my life before: I’m off to climb Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak (5895m)! See you all back in about 2 weeks time… *cheers* Zigeiner all my Kili gear nicely wrapped up waterproof in zip-lock & garbage bags

July 3, 2007  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

25th Birthday

~ 25 years ~ Thank you very much 4 all your congrats and comments on StudiVZ, Facebook, ICQ, Skype, etc…! I’m sure without those automatic B-day reminders, ha ha… it would have been a different story… Anyway, a few of u have said that Zigeiner is becoming old now… but what if… let’s say: I [...]

July 1, 2007  Tags: , ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

Table Mountain Climbing

This afternoon – out of the blue – I did my first climb on Table Mountain, right underneath the cable car! 3 easy trad pitches with “Mad Dan”. *cheers* mate, for takin’ me out!

June 29, 2007  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

Around da Cape

Sorry, today I have to skip the intro since I am very busy with my thesis… … … “nooot” !! Watchin’ big waves with ma house-mates Steve & Greg @ Hout Bay (on da back side of Table Mountain) Havin’ a “Curry Wurst” @ the “südlichste Wurstbude der Welt” On top of Cape Town @ [...]

June 22, 2007  Tags: , ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

Climbing @ Silvermine – “The Pumphouse”

Saturday out climbing with Tia & Oli @ da Silvermine National Park (20 mins drive from my house:-) For more pics click [here].

May 26, 2007  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

Dump(ing) infront of the National Gallery

Today I had a dump infront of the National Gallery right in da middle of town. (Have u noticed Table Mountain in the background, hm??) The “throne” I was sitting on is actually artwork created by my never resting and always stressed house-mate Manou. It is part of her PhD Thesis: “Street-art vs. Art in [...]

May 25, 2007  Tags: ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

Bouldering @ Newland’s Forest

This week I spent the first couple of days in bed emptying my body in all directions including an involuntary nap on the kitchen floor when I passed out that night. But recovered fairly quick the following days, so I guess, I must have just eaten something wrong… which occasionally happens in this country. Today, back on track [...]

May 24, 2007  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

First Month

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May 10, 2007  Tags: ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments

VW Jetta 2 – 1,8l – 1991

Buying a car in a “f*ck-i-hate-trains-f*ck-i-hate-walking-at-night-f*ck-i-NEED-a-car-NOW-mood” is a baaaaad idea! Last week Mr. Zigeiner got himself a car that he better should have thought about at least one more time… Driving a car with over a hundred k’s an hour and then realising that the breaks don’t work probably provides a similar intense kick than [...]

May 7, 2007  Tags: ,   Posted in: ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007  No Comments