May 8, 2018


If you live in Berlin and feel short of breathe you should hop in your car and visit Brandenburg. The cities sourrounding state offers a lot of space anywhere you look. I actually always thought that it might be a bit too much of it and not enough to discover there. But last summer I had learned better. Swiss Migros sent me out to discover the beauty of what is so near to me. For their magazine Vivai I paddeld up and down the canals of the ethnic Spreewald, met Lübbenaus countess Lynar, tried various weird types of bicycles for the first time and even slept on a tiny, anything but comfortable, wooden raft floating on a flooded opencast pit side by side with a total stranger. You see, there is a lot to discover near you. You just need to go out and try it…