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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Posted by dario at 10:06 AM