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2012 / 09 Libya, Leptis Magna

There are not many foreign tourists seen at the historical site of Leptis Magna these days. I was one of the few amongst some Libyan families who took a chance to have a picnic outside the city.

14.09.2012 14:53 | Kuno Gross

2012 / 08 Port Harcourt in the rainy Season

Last week I had the occassion to visit a place slightly outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria for a few days – at the end of the rainy season. Here some impressions:

09.09.2012 22:25 | Kuno Gross

2012 / 08 Pistenfest Birrfeld

For the occassion of the 75 anniversary of Birrfeld Switzerlands biggest airshow was organized. What was most amazing beside the displayed aircraft was the fact that approximately 85'000 people attended the event perfectly peaceful – the few police present had only the rather simple task to help visitors to find the parking for the cars.

26.08.2012 22:12 | Kuno Gross

2012 / 08 Flight in a Junkers Ju 52

The Junkers Ju 52 is a milestone in aviation history. Of the only eight remianing airworthy Ju 52, four are operated by the Swiss Ju Air (See links page). And this weekend I took the rare chance to join a fourty minutes flight with one of their planes. It was a true impressive experience.

26.08.2012 21:50 | Kuno Gross