Dining and drinking in Zhuhai

Dining with Friends in Zhuhai

 

Tonight we’re having dinner with our hosts. Yan, our travel companion has a brother-in-law, Laogan, who runs several restaurants in Zhuhai and he has invited us to dine in one together with the […]

Eating in Zhuhai, a PhotoGallery

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A brief note on the Vietnamese language

Vietnamese sign

 

Reading signs and posters in Vietnamese*.

One of the greatest challenges facing you when travelling in this sphere of Chinese influence, is to be able to retrieve information from signs and posters, to the untrained eye […]

Vietnam; A PhotoGallery

Lofoten Gallery

Lofoten revisited

Fishing in beautiful weather

Lofoten once more!

Last fall we revisited the Lofoten archipelago. Once more nature did its best to please us; sunshine and plenty of fish (mainly cod) We stayed at a small place called Brettesnes.

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Kristiansand, Norway – Frozen Fiord

 

These images were shot from the city beach in January. It can be difficult to imagine that in 5 months this will be a place for swimming and sunbathing.

 

 

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Vietnam, Phan Thiet street life

Visiting the town of Phan Thiet The town of Phan Thiet is a charming town, it’s crowded and seems chaotic, just like any small (or large) Asian town. There are people everywhere, all smiling.

 

Family Dinner in Phan Thiet […]

Hvar, Croatia, a Perfect Gem

City of Hvar, Island of Hvar

The Croatian Island of Hvar is located a short boat trip from Split and is an island of great beauty.

It is not very large, just approximately 68 km long, with a high east-west ridge. Hvar is different from many […]

Zhuhai, South China

So high in Zhuhai.

Woke up early this morning, the boat to Zhuhai leaves at 12.30 but we’re expected to be at the jetty in good time and with all the luggage we carry, we’ll have to take a taxi […]

Elena – The best Moscow-guide

Elena-our-Moscow-Guide

—-If you ever decide to go to Moscow you will probably need a guide. First of all; evrything is of course written in Cyrillic letters here and they are quite impossible to read. Second; you need to be […]

Cruisin’ Croatia

Croatia is a land of great variety and breathtaking scenery. Nature has truly strived to make it spectacular.

We arrived at Split International airport or “Zracna luka Split” as the Croats themselves call it, around noon on a friday. […]

Auschwitz and Birkenau

The visit to the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps is of course an eerie experience. […]

WinterFishing in Homborsund

 

Winter in Homborsund, Norway

Fishing in the sea of the small Norwegian village of Homborsund. This is a favored place for seaside activities but it certainly has its advantages in winter as well. Please excuse the […]

Langkawi Island

Sun Setting over the Andaman sea

 

 

 

The Langkawi Island is situated off the coast in the very north of Malaysia, close to the border with Thailand. It has not yet reached the top of the Asian holiday-destinations but tourism is […]

Lofoten, the Erogenous Zone of the Atlantic

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Mastering Moscow

 

 

 

There were three of us going to Moscow; FOT, SE and myself.

Having read up on Moscow’s and Russia’s culture and history through Simon Montefiore’s comprehensive biography on Stalin “The court of the red […]

Exploring HongKong’s WanChai Market

‘Outdoor shopping in Hong Kong’

Wandering through Hong Kong’s WanChai Market.

Hong Kong is an impressive sight with all its glass and concrete palaces. The tall high-rises tower over the city and tell the world of Hong Kong’s […]

Conquering Cracow…

 

Krakow is the former capital of Poland. It’s a city rich on monuments and history. It’s populated by friendly people and its main square is one of the largest town squares in all of Europe. All the essential […]

Vietnam – Saigon to MuiNé by car!

 

Ho Chi Minh airport is not very big but it looks quite new. It is very efficient and within minutes we have our luggage, pass customs and find ourselves outside the terminal. A surprise; a man wearing a t-shirt […]

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