PIPA trok tussen 15 en 23 januari naar Taiwan en werd daarbij door Davy Tournelle, Stefaan Lambrechts en Tom Van Gaver (DVV Pigeons) vergezeld. De trip begon in het noorden van Taiwan (Taipei) en eindigde helemaal in het zuiden (Kaohsiung).
PIPA travelled to China from 12 to 29th of November, in the company of Bart Geerinckx, Hardy Krüger, Tom Van Gaver (DVV Pigeons) and Frank Morre (Team De Jaeger). Counting up the individual kilometers of each member, the entire group has travelled more than 150,000 km, visiting 11 different cities.
From 26th of October till 8th of November PIPA visited some Taiwanese pigeon fanciers together with some European fanciers. We made a trip around the whole of Taiwan.
On Saturday 9th July the Mira One Loft Race in Portugal took place. The Portuguese Racing Pigeon Federation invited PIPA to attend the final race. All invitees were also treated to the traditional tourist excursion and basketing visit the day before the race.
Last week, the organisation of the $700,000 Victoria Falls WCPR invited PIPA for a familiarisation tour of the spanking-new lofts and the city of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Experienced staff members in vet medicine and pigeon racing working in a professional environment in a safe dream destination for both fancier and bird. That about sums up the race.
PIPA will be staying in China for three weeks starting on 14 November, to visit a few important clients and to attend two pigeon exhibitions. We will publish an update with a brief report and a few pictures every one or two days.
Polen is al jaren een van de grootste duivenlanden van Europa. Met een aantal van 40.000 actieve duivenmelkers behoort het zelfs tot een van de grootste duivenlanden van de wereld. Voldoende reden voor PIPA om een trip in Polen te plannen om er enkele topliefhebbers en de voornaamste klanten van PIPA te bezoeken.
Saturday 26th of September 2016, the final of the 4th edition of the Golden Algarve One Loft Race in Portugal took place. A final race of 505 Km with 1783 pigeons released at 8.00am. The winning pigeon covered the 505 KM in 8 hours and 21 minutes, which means a speed of 1007 m/m. Below you find a photo report of the final day and some photos of the winning pigeon.
In June 2015, PigeonPhotography had the great honour to photograph the best pigeons of Dr. Guo aka Great Wall in China.
Racing pigeon sport makes the world a small place. Travelling around the world, you can meet up with people having common interests. Since I was a little boy I was fascinated by the racing pigeon sport and one of the important milestones was about 20 years ago.