december 2007
january 2008
essa & jasper
after meeting up exactly a year ago in morocco, essa & jasper from holland came to see us after christmas and celebrated new year with us in grabs: sledging a few times (on sledges and snowboards...), skiing/snowboarding in wildhaus and unterwasser, playing roulette, skidding with cars, cooking with wood, eating röschti and fondue, laughing a lot and enjoying the time together.
december 2007 winter impressions
just a few winter impressions taken around our house in grabs
november 2007 hiking up the margelchopf
hiking up the margelchopf, my favorite mountain, just above grabs - after less than 2 hrs you reach the top (on 2164m) and have a great view to austria, germany and switzerland. more infos about the hiking-route here...
fish eye fish-eye mix pix
for my birthday i got the incredible fish-eye-lense tokina at-x 10-17. it's soooooo much fun!!!!!! i'll just add my fish-eye-pix on this site...
april 2007 flowers and life around the house
as i just saw a lady-bird on the flowers around our house, i grabbed my cam and took a few pics...
april 2007 snowboarding in wildhaus / unterwasser
one of many days snowboarding in the toggenburg (wildhaus / unterwasser), just 15 minutes from where we live. this time my parents joined us after lunch. beautiful weather, enough snow (at easter) and still enjoying every day on the snowboard!
april 2007 alvier
fish-eye pics from a ski-day up and down the alvier
march 2007 gipfeler...
the only thing i like doing in the kitchen... ok, maybe not the only thing, but one of the few things. it's so easy and even fun!
january 2007 leiterliwäg fläsch - a tiny via ferrata
as it rained in the night but we still wanted to go outside we decided to try the tiny via ferrata from fläsch up towards the regitzer spitz... a short but cool hike of about 2.5 hrs with two ladders and nice views. if you plan to go there, check this info-page here...
october 2006 ticino
we spent a few days down in lovely sunny ticino, enjoying the lake, warm sunshine, colored trees, picking up chessnuts to eat, hiking on monte generoso, eating pizza and cleaning up the caravan with my parents. just a few shots here...
april 2006 tine and kai visiting us in grabs
after more than half a year we meet up with tine and kai again, a german couple whom we met in new zealand about five times. we had a great easter weekend together, cycling, climbing, skiing/snowboarding, collecting bärlauch in the woods, searching easter rabbits, cooking, looking at bigtrip-pictures and dreaming about traveller-life, eating, sight-seeing in werdenberg, listening to gooood music and enjoying the time together...

feb. / march 06


february and march
pictures taken in february and march, from the bikerace in the snow on the buchser malbun, the tierpark in feldkirch with the milsom-family, hiking in the snow with andreas, ursula and eowyn, playing with nanouk in wil,...

oct. 05


grabs - impressions
here a few pictures from hikes and biketrips in and around grabs... my favorite mountain (margelchopf), trees, leaves, goats and other impressions of this wonderful autumn.
11.-18.10.05 a week with seb
seb, a french friend, came to spend a great week with us in the middle of october. he cycled here with his bike all the way from france, travelling on, further east... we spent two weeksfrom darchen to lhasa in tibet, just a year ago! while he was here in grabs we went hiking and climbing in wildhaus (frümsel), climbing in brocheburg and cycled to the schattenburg in feldkirch, had pizzas with his father and friend, looked at pictures from our trips, dreamed about futur travels and enjoyed the easy and sunny days.
9.+ 31.10.05

fabiola, heinz & cecilia
we met fabiola, heinz and their lovely daughter cecilia when we biked up to the voralpsee and enjoyed the warm weather together. they also came to visit us in our new home.

6. 12. 03

hiking with dani & luzia
after an early phone-call, to tell me that nanouk was born, we met dani and luzia to hike up from oberriet up the kamor, then up to hoher kasten and eventually over to the staubere. it was a beautiful day with sun but ice cold temperatures. as always dani and luzia hiked much faster than we did, so it was a hard tour - but it really was worth it! - last update 06.01.2008 ..