With the beach chair on Balis beaches

Accessible Indonesia offers handicapped travel throughout Indonesia. They made the beaches of Bali accessible for wheelchair users by building a special beach wheelchair. You can book it at In early 2018, I borrowed this manual beach buggy to take a walk at Mesari Beach in Seminyak with my family, have a drink at the …

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Gizo Diving – Explore the underwater world of the Solomons

Although the diving school on Gizo is not really specialized in dealing with severely handicapped divers, the team of Danny and Kerrie Kennedy supported us whereever they could. For example they lifted me in m wheelchair into the boat and on the edge of the boat they lifted me out of the water, using towels.  …

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Jardin de Majorelle

The Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech is one of the most visited sites in Morocco and can easily be explored by wheelchair. It took French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this enchanting garden in the heart of the “Ochre City”. Later the designer Yves Saint Laurent bought the garden …

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Watertaxi with lifting platform in Venice

In the city of Venice there are only a few water taxis with a lifting platform. They must be booked in advance (Venezia Turismo +39041240 27 71 or Consorzio Venezia Motoscafi : +39 335 230 896). But the Vaporetti and Sightseeing boats are accessible (barrier-free vessels are all signed). The Giardini and Arsenale the Biennale can be reached that way easily. Some …

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Water Worxx Dive Center in Padangbai on Bali

Padangbai in eastern Bali is a small fishing village that only in the morning and afternoon briefly overflowing with tourists, when they climb the ferries to the islands in the east. At the beach promenade you find several middle-class resorts and diving schools. For divers with disabilities we can highly recommend the Water Worxx Dive Center. The operators …

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Blue Corner Dive

In April 2015 we went diving to Nusa Lembongan for a week. The small island east of Bali is known primarily for its well-preserved reef, where you often get to see manta rays, sea snakes and sunfish (Mola-Mola). The Dive Center Blue Corner Dive is one of the best in the Mushroom Bay, the dive …

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