Retired executive in Weiten, Österreich
1958: Training to a Pharmacist (Druggist) and after completion, working several years in this business environment until April 1966.
From May 1967: 15 years Military Service up to the rank of a "Chief Warrant Officer" (about 7 years UN military operations in Cyprus and on the "Golan Heights", Syria as Military Police Detachment Commander).
From December 1982: Official in the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs:
Activities in Tel Aviv/Israel - 10 years in New York/USA - then ViceConsul in Düsseldorf/Germany and as Consul in Bucarest/Romania. Continuing in Berlin/Germany (during the opening of the new Austrian Embassy there) and finally for 6 years in Brussels/Belgium as Third Secretary (admin.) at the Permanent Representation of Austria to the European Union.
Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, all States of the USA (incl. Hawaii and Alaska), all Provinces of Canada (incl. Newfoundland & Labrador and up to the Hudson Bay), Mexico, Thailand, Singapore.
Visited in Europe:
Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Monaco, Spain (incl. Gibraltar, Andorra and Mallorca), Portugal, England, Wales, Scotland (incl. Orkney Islands), Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, former Yugoslavia, Romania, Moldavia, Bulgaria, Greece (incl. Rhodos), Turkey, Russia (Moscow only).
Unfortunately never crossed the Equator yet, but have been beyond the Arctic circle.....