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LENDAVA – Slovenian National Convention 2013
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LENDAVA – Slovenian National Convention 2013

Wine and Cooking Unfortunately I do not have many photos from that weekend back in 2013, but as you can see, Lendava is embedded into wine-yards and rolling hills. So…

Jun 19, 2018
HAPPY NEW YEAR
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HAPPY NEW YEAR

New Year’s Eve is special, but together with friends from all around Europe makes it even more special. So it happened in Ljubliana. The LEO Clubs organized a three day…

May 29, 2018
OTOCEC
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OTOCEC

How everything began I joined the LEOs at the end of 2009 and attended an Austrian Convention in Bad Radkersburg (facbook-gallery) in February 2010 where the relationship to the Slovenians…

May 25, 2018
GOALBALL
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GOALBALL

Goalball is a team sport designed specially for blind athletes. Participants compete in teams of three, and try to throw a ball that has bells embedded into the opponents’ goal.…

May 22, 2018
Ladies Circle Passau invited me!
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Ladies Circle Passau invited me!

A book presentation to another charity organization On Monday, October 16th I have another presentation in Passau, Germany. This time I am invited by a group called “Ladies Circle” which…

Oct 13, 2017
LEF – LEO EUROPE FORUM 2015
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LEF – LEO EUROPE FORUM 2015

Once a year, the LEOs from Europe meet at the so called LEF, the LEO Europe Forum which lasts a week and will offer different social and fun events to…

Sep 06, 2017
Lions Europe Forum
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Lions Europe Forum

The Lions Europe Forum is an annual event especially for Lions to meet and exchange. Because LEO is a project by the Lions, there is also a program especially for…

Jun 25, 2017
Charity Waiter
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Charity Waiter

Donating time is a keystone of Lionism. LEO Club Bucharest Sunshine took that very seriously and spent a whole day in a café, serving co ee, drinks and food to…

Jun 25, 2017
LEO-Lions Activity-Day
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LEO-Lions Activity-Day

It’s the largest project of it’s kind in Austria, the so called »LEO-Lions activity day.« which takes place once a year all over Austria. In cooperation with a supermarket chain…

Jun 24, 2017
LEO Weekends in Austria
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LEO Weekends in Austria

Members of the LEO clubs in Austria meet three times a year to get to know each other better, strengthen friendship, talk about their projects and some management things, do…

Apr 30, 2017
Charity Car Wash
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Charity Car Wash

These adolescents from the region of Rohrbach (Austria) organized a charity car wash to earn money for a good cause. They have contributed their time and effort to make cars…

Apr 30, 2017
Charity Bowling
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Charity Bowling

This weekend, the LEO Club Wels – the club I am member of – held his 5th so called charity bowling. The bowling alley traditionally sponsored tow lanes from 2…

Apr 24, 2017
A Fashion Show in an Airport
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A Fashion Show in an Airport

Pozen (Poland), October 9th, 2015. The highlight of the day, and the reason why we visited Poland: A professional fashion show organized by Leos from LEO Club Poznan (facebook) and LEO…

Nov 02, 2016
Another month, another country. Poland, here I come!
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Another month, another country. Poland, here I come!

October 8th, 2015. During my visit at the LEF (LEO European Forum) in Gelsenkirchen, Germany (read my impressions here) in 2015 I got to know about the LEOs in Poland…

Jul 19, 2016
My Day in an Estonian Prison
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My Day in an Estonian Prison

September 19th, 2015. After our walk and service project in the heart of Tallinn, I was taken to Patarei, a former prison which was officially in use until 2002 and…

Jul 15, 2016
Tallinn Activity – You Need to Wear Reflectors!
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Tallinn Activity – You Need to Wear Reflectors!

September 19th, 2015. This day a project at an animal-shelter was organized, but unfortunately cancelled which was a big pity. But LEOs are flexible and they found another, great and…

Jul 14, 2016
Getting Drunk the Big Bang Theory Way
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Getting Drunk the Big Bang Theory Way

September 18th, 2015. Because it was Friday and my LEO friends were at work or at the university, I spent my time walking around and exploring the city center of Tallinn. “A photographers day…

Jul 13, 2016
Light Walks in Kadriorg
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Light Walks in Kadriorg

September 16, 2015. My first day in Tallinn was really great, I had the whole day to relax in my stunning and large apartment I rented from Dharma Yoga Residence Apartments (boooking.com)…

Jul 12, 2016
I did not expect this. What an awesome trip that was!
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I did not expect this. What an awesome trip that was!

September 16th, 2015. Spoiler alarm: the landscape-images shown in this post are awesome as hell. What a ride through the northern part of Estonia! As mentioned in the previous post,…

Jul 11, 2016
A walk through Tartu (Estonia)
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A walk through Tartu (Estonia)

16/09/2015 – As mentioned earlier, the project with the LEOs was cancelled and so I had some time to explore Tartu with a nice walk through the center. Because I…

Jul 07, 2016
Meeting LEO Club Tartu (Estonia)
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Meeting LEO Club Tartu (Estonia)

14/09 – 16/09/2015. Tartu is the second largest town of Estonia and well know for it’s university. I was there actually for two nights only and the activity, which was…

Jul 06, 2016
Cesis – A wonderful day in nature
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Cesis – A wonderful day in nature

Monday, 14/09/2015. The LEO Weekend is over and it’s time to move forward to the next destination, Estonia. But before leaving the wonderful city Valmiera, LEO Elisabette took me for…

Apr 29, 2016
Portugal – Covilhã
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Portugal – Covilhã

May 31, 2015 – This day I had a second appointment with another LEO Club in Portugal: LEO Club Covilhã, which was something like a four hours drive from Tocha to Covilhã (in…

Apr 03, 2016
LEO Chillout after a successful service-day in Valmiera, Latvia
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LEO Chillout after a successful service-day in Valmiera, Latvia

Sunday, 13/09/2015 – After two wonderful activities in a children shelter and in the hospital it was sightseeing and chill-out time. The LEOs brought me to the local church and because…

Jan 09, 2016
Visit at the hospital in Valmiera, Latvia
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Visit at the hospital in Valmiera, Latvia

Sunday, 13/09/2015. Right after the first social activity – giving clothes to a children’s shelter – we moved on to the hospital of Valmiera, where the LEOs use to go…

Dec 29, 2015
A full day of service and LEO fun in Valmiera, Latvia, Part 1
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A full day of service and LEO fun in Valmiera, Latvia, Part 1

Sunday, 13/09/2015. After a long party night at “tinte” (tinte means ink and also being drunk), a local club and a short night in bed we started into a day…

Dec 27, 2015
LEF 2015 – Fun Workshop Photography “The darkroom in your pocket”
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LEF 2015 – Fun Workshop Photography “The darkroom in your pocket”

05/08/2015. My third day on the LEF in Gelsenkirchen and my second workshop. I was totally blown away, when I saw, that my workshop was booked out. Yhippee – what…

Dec 14, 2015
LEF 2015 – POC
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LEF 2015 – POC

04/08/2015. Day two on LEF I spent with preparing my photography-Workshop for the next day. The workshop is focused on improving the quality of snapshots taken with smartphones, so I…

Dec 13, 2015
LEF Serious Workshop “Branding”
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LEF Serious Workshop “Branding”

3/08/2015. This years LEF (LEO European Forum) took place in Gelsenkirchen (Germany) between 1st and 8th of August 2015. As I mentioned in another post I got the opportunity to hold…

Dec 13, 2015
A pirate themed fun weekend with kids from all over Portugal – Day 3
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A pirate themed fun weekend with kids from all over Portugal – Day 3

31/05/2015. After a long and exhausting second day, this day started with a late breakfast and the obligatory group picture. It took a while, until everything was set up, but…

Nov 18, 2015
A pirate themed fun weekend with kids from all over Portugal – Day 2
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A pirate themed fun weekend with kids from all over Portugal – Day 2

30/05/2015. Day 2 of the pirate themed fun-weekend with kids from all over Portugal was fully packed with lots of exciting activities which I tried to cover with enough pictures. See…

Nov 16, 2015
A pirate themed fun weekend with kids from all over Portugal – Day 1
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A pirate themed fun weekend with kids from all over Portugal – Day 1

29/05/2015. For the next three days I’m going to stay at Tocha, close to the coast and between Lisbon and Coimbra. There, LEO clubs from all around Portugal organized a pirate…

Nov 15, 2015
From Warsaw to Riga – Freedom Charity Run
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From Warsaw to Riga – Freedom Charity Run

Getting started 12/09/2015 – Because I arrived Riga at around midnight I picked up my car from Sixt the next day in the morning. I reserved the car for 8.30…

Sep 17, 2015
Off we go to Latvia and Estonia…
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Off we go to Latvia and Estonia…

I know, I’ve been lazy with blogging the last couple of weeks, but there were some things to manage and I did not have so much time to take care…

Sep 11, 2015
Trip to Latvia and Estonia
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Trip to Latvia and Estonia

In February 2014 North Latvija Club sent me a short self-made promotion-video for The LEO Book, which was their proposal to take part in the project. Which was really cute…

Aug 08, 2015
Big Lions and LEO activity in Porto
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Big Lions and LEO activity in Porto

28/05/2015 – Today was a big day for around 400 kids from Porto! I was asked to come directly to that park in Porto to meet LEOs there. When I…

Jun 16, 2015