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Michael Biehl's    hobbies

·   Cooking (and eating, unfortunately)

Some of my favorite photos are available in

my picasa web galleries

·   Hiking

August 2004, Hochvogel (Austria, 2592m)

August 2005, Biberkopf (Austria/Germany, 2599m)

October 2005, Mt. Whitney (California, 4418m) - didn't quite make it )-:

October 2007, Grosser Daumen (Germany, 2280m)

July 2008, "Via Ferrata" Masare (Italy)

March 2009, Muhavura (Uganda, 4127m), view on Mgahinga and Sabinyo (left) and the path through the forest (right)

March 2009, Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest (Uganda), Gorilla tracking, Nkuringo Group
Copyright of all photos on this page: Michael Biehl



·  Fountain pens, vintage and modern (an ill-defined classification)

Some nice, modern pens (left to right):
Lamy 2000, Montblanc Meisterstück Classique 144, my personal favorite: Graf Faber Castell Classic (Pernambuk), Cross Century, Sheaffer Grand Connaisseur, Parker Duofold International, Waterman Gentleman, Marlen 21, Visconti Van Gogh (Midi), Aurora Optima, Pilot/Namiki Capless

And a few of my favorite vintage pens (left to right):
Waterman 42 (safety, 1910-20's), Parker Duofold Lady (button, 1929), Kaweco Sport (piston, 1940's), Pelikan 100 (piston, ca. 1930), "Typhoo-Tea" red ripple (lever, 1928-29), Wahl Eversharp Skyline Lady (lever, 1940's), Parker 51 (vacumatic, 1940's), Parker Vacumatic (1940's), Conway Stewart 475 (lever, ca. 1940), (Montblanc) Monte Rosa 042G (piston, 1950's), Montblanc (Denmark) 202 (button, 1950), Sheaffer Crest (snorkel, 1940's), Pelikan P1 (piston, 1958-60)