February 6, 2009

Back in the schools and in the water

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The summer school holidays in Australia are over and we are back in the schools. Thanks to Drew Hulton-Smith we visited 100 students at the Southport School.

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After a lot of work we are back in the water. All went very efficient thanks to the Gold Coast City Marina! Last Friday we attached the repaired rudder on Pachamama:

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Our friend Salomon from the Catamaran Tora gave us a hand to screw our rudder tight.

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Andri and Salina were a big help :-) cleaning up the boat and put the tools in place.

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On the weekend we had once time to relax after the big effort. We went camping into the rain forest with our small expedition tent.

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Note: People interested for the TOPtoTOP skitouring trip on the weekend 7th / 8th of February in the Eastern Swiss Alps, please call 0041 81 723 39 77 to make arrangements. - We meet 8 a.m. at Gr√ľnaustrasse 1, CH-7320 Sargans!

Posted by dario at 7:43 AM

February 17, 2009

SuisseNautik - Baby - Indonesia - Vilters

We are invited to give 5 presentations at the SuisseNautik boat show 2009 in the capital of Switzerland, Bern (13th to 22nd

of February). At the boat show we had a space to promote our project and sponsors.

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Just after our arrival on the 4th of February at 11 h we saw our new family member for the first time. This was thanks to Doctor Furrer. He will always be in touch to help with the pregnancy and delivery.

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After meeting the good Doctor we received a very warm welcome from the Embassy of Indonesia to coordinate the TOPtoTOP project in Indonesia, which will start in June.


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On the 6th of February 2009 we had 178 students and 15 teachers in Vilters, Switzerland. They asked very smart questions and we are looking forward to seeing their climate solutions.

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On the TOPtoTOP weekend we had the opportunity to see our friends and take our new TOPtoTOP flag to a summit (Mount H√ľneri) for the first time.

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Next we will be in the school in Lenk im Simmenthal, where you find fantastic skiing!

Posted by dario at 10:06 AM