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
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
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
Walking around in Solvang certainly gives you the flavour of Denmark, but in a strange sort of American way. The houses look very much like the typical oldfashion danish countryhouse that you don’t find too many of in Denmark anymore. In a sense Solvang is much more Danish than Denmark.
Driving along the American Riviera is a spectacular experience. The clear blue skies and the green hills with the vast Pacific ocean pounding on the shores. The wind will now and then work with the sand on the beaches to create artwork: Approaching Santa Monica: Tomorrow
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
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
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
The drive from Palm Springs take you through places like Yucca Valley, 29 Palms and at Amboy you hit the iconic Route 66. No drive in the West or Midwest could possibly be complete without at least a few miles on this legendary stretch of tarmac. We met
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
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
Hotel California, in Palm Springs is very unlike any hotel experience you’ll ever have and I can’t imagine any other hotel that would even come close! I know that this is a lot to say about a hotel but I am willing to stand by every word of it! First
Santa Barbara has something for you ,whether you like hiking, fine-dining, water sports, lazing on the beach, culture, or a great night-life. Santa Barbara is a town with a difference Santa Barbara county is sometimes referred to as the American Riviera. Its beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and colorful culture make
Located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, this charming little historic town is a gem. With a grand view of Santa Barbara County’s vineyards and horse ranches, Los Olivos is famous for its art galleries, wine tasting opportunities, restaurants, antiques, a great countryside and friendly residents found throughout the village.
On the second day of our stay, Oksana took us on a drive through the countryside, south of Kiev. We drove through miles upon miles of flat, fertile farmland. It was plain to see that Ukraina once had had, and is rapidly regaining the position of Europe’s main producer of