The Masca Barrancho – viewed from the top After several trips to The Canary Islands, it is my view that Masca, Tenerife is one of the most remarkable places to visit. It is located in the north- western corner of the island and it clings to the mountain side like an eagles nest. The views […]
Prague, or Praha as the czechs themselves call it is the capital of the Czech Republic. It is visited by more than 8 mill tourists every year and that is a lot for a city of 1,3 mill people. As one shopkeeper told us: In this town you’re surprised if yo meet any locals. The Scandinavians […]
The beautiful Sagadi manor is called “the most manorial manor” in Estonia. The manor consists of several buildings with white arcades surrounding a large square, a gorgeous 18th century manor house and a lovely pond.
Estonias Rakvere – The Medieval Castle and open air Museum When Krista took us to the Rakvere castle, she gave us an opportunity to visit the past, the mysterious middle Ages. The castle is located half a way between Tallinn and the Russian border. It takes about an hour and a half by car.
Though Estonia is the country best adapted to the new rules and western values that appeared after the collapse of communism, it is still a very good idea to find a local guide to show you around.
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 them. More from Homborsund
…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 sites on the river path […]
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 .
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 parts of Western Norway, shot […]
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 been easier to read, but […]
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 climb up on the other […]
In order to sum up our California experience, I have made two lists; 10 things I’m glad I did; Visited Carmel-by-the-Sea (click here) Saw NittWitt Ridge Junk House (click here) Stayed at the Hotel California, Palm Springs (click here) Drove through Joshua Tree National Park (click here) Visited the Grand Canyon (click here) Hiked in […]
A collection of image from our California Road Trip
This spring brought three very pleasant days in Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine, or Ukraina as the ukrainians themselves say. Purely by chance, it turned out that the third day of our visit was on the Ukrainian National day ot Victoryday on may 9th (A real stroke of luck) This beautiful city is situated […]
Day 1: A Kiev city walk We arrived late last night, installed ourselves in the excellent apartment and went straight to bed. The apartment is situated on the main street of Kiev, the Khreshchatyk street close to the main square. Hired through www.bestkievapartment.com, it was very good value for money. The Guide, Oksana Tsupko showed […]
Without a basic knowledge of the Cyrillic alphabet, a visit to Kiev (Kyjiv) or the Ukraine can be quite a challenge. There is a definite need for a guide ! A quick Google-search will produce a number of personal guides in and around Kiev. Choosing one at random or by intuition led me to book […]
Moscow with a Guide There are quite a few difficulties facing anyone who comes to Moscow as a tourist. The major one is, to my experience, the language. Not only is it impossible to understand what they are saying, it is also impossible to read any sign. Because Russians use the Cyrillic alphabet, it is […]
THE ORIGINAL GDR-DESIGN HOTEL IN BERLIN Take a trip back in time, relive East Berlin of the seventies and eighties. In a massive apartmentbuilding you find the Ostel, designed to take you back. There is a new trend in Berlin, the so called “Ostalgia” – The memories of how was in the GDR before the […]