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Barbara Kohmanns

Barbara is a german and I met her at a spanish course in Málaga, Spain, in february 2001. She learned spanish because she planned to go to Southamerica to ride. I thought it sounded fantastic. Now, two and a half years later, I am suddenly in Latinamerica and riding together with her. Here is Barbaras description of herself:

Our nature is movement, complete standstill is death." (Pascal, Pensées)

My parents celebrated my birth on 21 September 1963 in Augsburg. Very shortly thereafter we moved to Weißenhorn, a small village near Ulm. After high school I decided to move to Wuerzburg to study biology. During my time at University I used every opportunity to live abroad. In 1987 I had the opportunity to study biology in the US. I moved to Austin, Texas and lived there for one year. Back in Europe I completed my studies in Wuerzburg and in Basel.
I developed a passion for long journeys, which allow one to take time to appreciate the landscape and people. They also offer the chance to stay in the same place for a while. So I travelled several months through Mexico, the Western USA, then New Zealand, Kenya, Nepal and India.

Last updated 2004-01-26