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Ideas on Identity while Wild Camping in Morocco

This April I travelled through Morocco with some three Italians, one of them being a very dear friend of mine. Although we see each other only once a year we share a deep connection built on our shared love for nature and drive to improve our world. During our regular calls we discuss new projects, […]

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In memory of our great friend and treasurer Constantin Vogt

Our beloved friend Constantin Vogt passed away in an avalanche accident near Lauenen in Switzerland in late February 2018. It is incredibly hard to believe. Conny was an outstanding personality, mountain lover and a truly big inspiration for all of us. He was someone who did not just love the mountains, in a way he […]

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Of Altitude and Adventure: Introducing Skiing in Nepal

There exists not a single skiing slope in Nepal, nor any local snow sports culture. At the customs I was asked if my ski bag contained golf cubs. In short, although the country hosts the highest mountains of the world, the Nepalese do not ski or snowboard. For now. The young entrepreneurs of the NGO […]

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Annual New Years Reunion 2017/18

Following a well-established tradition, members and friends of the Pangaea Project e.V. met from 30th December 2017 until 1st of January 2018 to celebrate New Years and hold the annual meeting.   This year we planned to meet at the Klostertaler Umwelthütte high up in the mountains (see previous year). However, the avalanche risk was […]

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Different Stories: Documenting Our Water Borehole Construction in the Heart of South Sudan

Reflection written by Kirsten König   Not being an engineer, one might think that the documentation of a borehole construction is not interesting to accompany. However, if this construction takes place in an area hardly visited by non- South Sudanese, such a documentation can become the most unique, inspiring and thought-provoking experience. A once-in-a-lifetime chance. […]

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Riding Without Moving: Biking from Cologne to Tirana

We spent 17 incredible days riding past the Rhine, meeting people with great hospitality, crossing the Alps and passing clear water lakes in Austria. Then we thought we would conquer Croatia. But Croatia conquered us. Travel blog by Anne Poggenpohl We believed that our plan was simple: Riding in the early morning hours, spending 2-3 […]

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A year later – seedlings check of last years project

One year passed already by since the first seedlings were planted by Pangaea members. Accompanied by professional advice, Pangaea Volunteers planted seedlings with so much energy, manpower and passion in July 2016. This year, some of us expected the old field full of young trees, protected by the shade of the fast-growingprimary trees. Green wherever […]

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Cocoa

By Henrike Christ Everybody loves it. It’s the most popular sweet. You can get it all over the world and it’s one of the most produced. We all are eating it a lot without reflecting where it comes from. The Chocolate; begin with just a block of Chocolate and think of all the other products […]

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The Brazilian Mata Atlantica Forest- filled with Life and Diversity

By Henrike Christ (English Below) Wer seine Zeit in und um den Mata Atlantica aufmerksam verbringt, kann neben der außergewöhnlichen Flora auch eine vielfältige Tierwelt kennen lernen. Die Entdeckungstour beginnt bereits früh am Morgen, wenn man von dem Vogelgezwitscher geweckt wird. Allein der Vogelreichtum reicht aus um mehrere Stunden unbemerkt verstreichen zu lassen und selbst […]

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The Beauties of Bahia

By Kirsten König (English Below) Abwechslungsreich, wunderschön, entspannend. Nach den ersten fünf Tagen Bäume pflanzen, ging es heute auf eine Bootstour die uns zu Wasserfällen besonderer Art führte. Einmal durch den Wasserfall getaucht, landete man plötzlich in einer Höhle. Nach einigen Rückwärtssalti und anderen sportlichen Höhenflügen duschten wir uns noch im eiskalten Wasser. Dann ging […]

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