Lanzarote: Discovering Magmaland

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As we are now discovering the island, we can say the following thing for sure: Lanzarote is a pretty volcanic place! Everything you see is somehow related to volcanos. Houses built in Lava-bubbles, Lava-tunnels, black beaches and much more. The last big volcanic eruption on Lanzarote took place from 1730-1736 and covered a large part […]

Off to the Canary Islands

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The sail from Essaouira to Lanzarote was a windy one. Helmut decided to join us for the crossing to the Canary Islands, even though Moritz already left us to spend family-time on Lanzarote. And we were very happy to have him on board. With perfect wind conditions (even slightly too much wind at the beginning, […]

The streets of Marrakech

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The city of Marrakech had always attracted me and felt like some kind of mystic place, as described in the song „the streets of Marrakech“ by Incognito. Being in Essaouira and so close to this great city, we decided to spend a few days discovering it. In the little quiet Riad we found, we first […]

ST 7000 – Sailing with the beep

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You turn it on. It beeps loudly and you have a flashback to the two days you sailed with the beep from Gibraltar to Estepona. You decide this can’t be now. You ask someone downstairs to please turn the main switch off and on again whilst you crouch down holding the button „Standby“ upstairs (to prevent […]