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Category: Airborne

I once tasted flight and will forever walk the earth with my eyes turned skywards, for there I have been and there I will always long to return.

The Grouse Mountain paragliding joke
August 19, 2008
Airborne, Vancouver
This year's Grouse Mountain Fly-in was held on August 9th. I didn't attend, not being able to meet the experience requirements. [sound of grinding teeth] Besides, I hold a serious...
The Flying Years
May 28, 2008
Airborne, Schtroumpfissime, Stories
Time has flown by, and flowed by too, like a fast river in search of its estuary. Mostly, it was about flying. We were young. We had nothing but the grandest dreams and our...
From Porterville to the Map of Africa
February 27, 2008
Airborne, Always, On the road, South Africa
For reasons far out of one's control, the paragliding side of this SA trip was rather thin. While the weather was mostly stunning, it was rarely flyable and we frankly had so much...
Sahara 2
January 26, 2008
Airborne, Always, Photoblogs, South Africa
After sitting on the tarmac for almost an hour and a half, waiting for a difficult refueling operation to complete and then waiting some more in line for departure on the only...
January 18, 2008
Airborne, Always, On the road, South Africa
Late at night somewhere over the Hudson Bay aboard Air France flight 045, an Airbus A-330 à destination de Paris. We're cruising at flight level 370 on our northeastern course....
Le vent dans la voile
January 11, 2008
Airborne, Always, On the road, South Africa
It’s a pretty big bag, I said to myself. It’s a heck of a big bag. I sat comfortably in my leather chair, coffee at hand, mentally gaging the size of my luggage and imagining...