Where Has Luft Been?

I have lived in the following places:



I have visited or lived in seventeen countries:


I have matched my maternal grandfather's feat of driving through all 48 contiguous American states. Here are the major political divisions of the world which I have driven into and out of:

  • American states:
    • Alabama, 1998.
    • Arizona, 2011.
    • Arkansas, 1997.
    • California, 1984 (out of), 2011 (into).
    • Colorado, 1996.
    • Connecticut, 1970.
    • Delaware, 1969.
    • District of Columbia, 1969.
    • Florida, 1996.
    • Georgia, 1986.
    • Idaho, 2011.
    • Illinois, 1984.
    • Indiana, 1984.
    • Iowa, 1984.
    • Kansas, 2011.
    • Kentucky, 1997.
    • Louisiana, 1998.
    • Maine, 1970.
    • Maryland, 1969.
    • Massachusetts, 1970.
    • Michigan, 1987.
    • Minnesota, 2011.
    • Mississippi, 1997.
    • Missouri, 1997.
    • Montana, 2011.
    • Nebraska, 1984.
    • Nevada, 1984.
    • New Hampshire, 1970.
    • New Jersey, 1970.
    • New Mexico, 2011.
    • New York, 1970.
    • North Carolina, 1981.
    • North Dakota, 2011.
    • Ohio, 1984.
    • Oklahoma, 2011.
    • Oregon, 2011.
    • Pennsylvania, 1969.
    • Rhode Island, 1970.
    • South Carolina, 1981.
    • South Dakota, 2011.
    • Tennessee, 1984.
    • Texas, 2011.
    • Utah, 1984.
    • Vermont, 1973.
    • Virginia, 1969.
    • Washington, 2011.
    • West Virginia, 1986.
    • Wisconsin, 2004.
    • Wyoming, 1984.
  • Australian states:
    • New South Wales, 2001.
    • Queensland, 2001.
  • Canadian provinces:
    • Ontario, 1981.
    • Québec, 1981.
    • New Brunswick, 2006.
    • Nova Scotia, 2006.
  • English ceremonial counties:
    • Buckinghamshire, 2003.
    • Essex, 2001.
    • Cambridgeshire, 2001.
    • Cheshire, 2001.
    • City of London, 2001.
    • Derbyshire, 2001.
    • Gloucestershire, 2001.
    • Greater London, 2001.
    • Greater Manchester, 2001.
    • Hampshire, 2001.
    • Hertfordshire, 2001.
    • Lincolnshire, 2001.
    • Merseyside, 2001.
    • Northamptonshire, 2003.
    • Nottinghamshire, 2001.
    • Oxfordshire, 2003.
    • Somerset, 2001.
    • South Yorkshire, 2001.
    • Warwickshire, 2003.
    • West Midlands, 2003.
    • Wiltshire, 2001.
  • European countries:
    • Austria, 2010.
    • Belgium, 1998.
    • Denmark, 1998.
    • England, 2001.
    • France, 1998.
    • Germany, 1998.
    • Liechtenstein, 2010.
    • Luxembourg, 1998.
    • Netherlands, 1998.
    • Scotland, 2014.
    • Switzerland, 2010.
    • Wales, 2001.
  • German states:
  • Irish counties:
    • Cavan, 2013.
    • Clare, 2013.
    • Cork, 2013.
    • Dublin, 2013.
    • Galway, 2013.
    • Kerry, 2013.
    • Kildare, 2013.
    • Kilkenny, 2013.
    • Laois, 2013.
    • Leitrim, 2013.
    • Limerick, 2013.
    • Longford, 2013.
    • Louth, 2013
    • Mayo, 2013.
    • Meath, 2013.
    • Offaly, 2013.
    • Roscommon, 2013.
    • Sligo, 2013.
    • Tipperary, 2013.
    • Westmeath, 2013.
    • Wexford, 2013.
    • Wicklow, 2013.
  • Scottish counties:
  • Swiss cantons:
  • Welsh counties:
    • Blaenau Gwent, 2001.
    • Brigend, 2001.
    • Caerphilly, 2001.
    • Cardiff, 2001.
    • Carmarthenshire, 2001.
    • Ceredigion, 2001.
    • Conwy, 2001.
    • Denbighshire, 2001.
    • Flintshire, 2001.
    • Gwynedd, 2001.
    • Monmouthshire, 2001.
    • Neath Port Talbot, 2001.
    • Newport, 2001.
    • Pembrokeshire, 2001.
    • Rhondda Cynon Taf, 2001.
    • Swansea, 2001.
    • Vale of Glamorgan, 2001.


Don't you think that the Aborigine on the Australian two dollar coin looks like Charles Darwin?