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Lobster Fishing in Homborsund

The early morning sunrise is an added attraction for fishermen going to sea.     Nature gave us a glorious start of this years lobster season. Yesterday was the first day of the season and so the traps were set and now is the time to go and check on

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Croatia and the Krka Waterfalls

…Or Hrvatska i Slapove Krke Krka is a river in the Dalmatia region of Croatia,it is famous for the numerous waterfalls. The river is 73 km (45 mi) long running from the border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Dinara moutains and into the Adriatic in the town of Sibenik. Vis større kart The best known

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Sun Setting over the Andaman sea

What a wonderful World

A Collection of Sunshine Images These are images shot all over the world with nothing in common except the fact that they are all of sunsets and sunrises .                

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A Norway Pictures Gallery

This is a collection of images from various parts of Western Norway, shot during the spring of 2013 The idea is to show some of the stunning landscapes and the impressive nature that this part of the country has to offer. Enjoy! This is a collection of images from various

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Aurland to Lærdal – Over the Top

  Driving from Aurland to Lærdal you can choose to go through the world’s longest road tunnel. (25 km). OR; you can choose to take the scenic or rather, the spectacular road over the top of the mountain instead. The road is called FV 243 and though signs could have

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Geiranger, the Spectacular.

The tiny town of Geiranger has earned a name for itself through the fantastic scenery it presents. Driving down from the mountain on the Eagles road, you have a fantastiv view of Geiranger and the Fjord, but that really is just a foretaste of what is coming. After the spectacular

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Day 1: San Francisco to Carmel-by-the-Sea

    The drive from San Francisco to Carmel-by-the-Sea is some 125 miles along the beautiful Pacific coast. It’s a 2,5 hour drive and the scenery is stunning, if this is a foretaste of what Highway One is like, then we’re in for a real treat. On the way to

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Day2 : Driving Highway One; Carmel to Solvang

Vis større kart The US Coastal Highway runs from San Francisco to Los Angeles, but it is the part between Carmel and San Luis Obispo that is the real treat.  The road follows the ragged coastline and the views are spectacular, there are lots of parkingspots and it offers a

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Day 5 – Santa Monica and Hollywood

This is how Santa Monica presents itself to tourists: Santa Monica was originally developed as a seaside retreat at the turn of the 20th century. The railroad owners built the first version of the amusement park on Santa Monica pier as an attraction to fill empty train seats on weekends. Santa

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Day 5 – A day-trip to Hollywood

Leaving Santa Monica for a day-trip to Hollywood: In Santa Monica we’re staying at the Holiday Inn Express and they supplied us with an affordable limo to take us to see some of the famous sights of Hollywood.   Hollywood boulevard: This is the street that passes both the famous

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Day 6 : Through the Desert to Palm Springs

This Morning found us leaving the cold ocean winds of Santa Monica for warm and desertlike Palm Springs. But first we had to make a little detour: As one of us take a more than average interest in textiles, fabrics and quilting, a visit to LA’s textile and fabrics district and the

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Day 7: PioneerTown and Palm Springs Street Market

  Just some 30 miles outside Palm Springs, in the Yucca Valley you’ll find Pioneertown, a worn-down  former movie-set, now turned into a tourist trap. It’s a dusty, windy place but, of course, it’s  a remnant from the westerns way back when…. I suppose it can be of interest if

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Day 8; The Joshua Tree National Park

Actually, the Joshua Tree is not a tree at all, but it is an unusual tree-like species of Yucca, a member of the Lily Family (Liliaceae), and sometimes considered in the Agave Family (Agavaceae).(ref: The Flower Society) The Joshua Tree is a Desert Park Joshua Tree National Park is huge. It

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Day 10; Riding Route 66 from Kingman to Williams

Leaving Kingman, we also left the Interstate 40 and headed for the legendary Route 66. It’s a leisurely drive, and just outside Kingman we found a touristshop giving us a glimpse of what this road used to be. Riding the Route 66 has become a popular thing to do and

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Day 11; The Grand Canyon and beyond

After spending the night at a run-of-the-mill hotel in Tusayan, a place build to cater for visitors to the Grand Canyon, we got off to an early start and drove the short distance up to the Canyon.   I guess almost everything has been said about the Grand Canyon. There

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Day 12; Sedona and the Red Rocks

    Waking up and looking out the window in Sedona is a special experience. the famous Red Rocks are shining in the morning sun. From our window at the Matterhorn Inn we have an excellent view of the surrounding mountains. Outside it is still chilly though and our plans

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