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Algarve 1999

We went for the sun in the shoulder season and were rewarded with more than lazy days on the sandy beaches in the south of Portugal. This...

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Almost on the North Pole, a visit to Svalbard

Svalbard is an extreme place on Earth. In the winter snow and darkness falls upon the land, giving in to the midnight sun and a very short...

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Greece 1995 – Skiathos & Skopelos

Skiathos and Skopelos are two islands in the Aegean, north of Athens. We flew in for a week at the end of the season. The window shutters...

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London 1994

London is a lovely city. There is always something new to discover and the familiar places are always pleasant to return to.    This...

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Madeira 1994

Madeira may not be the biggest party island around, but receives a high score for its natural beauty. It’s not that this remote...

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Southern Norway Road Trip (4) Oslo to Stavanger

Sørlandet, the gentle, relaxing coastline is our last leg on the journey around southern Norway. Here we find pleasant small towns with...

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Southern Norway Road Trip (3) Molde to Oslo

The journey continues north around the Trondheim fjord, over the mountains and then south through the long forested valleys to Oslo. The...

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Southern Norway Road Trip (2) Stavanger to Molde

To foreigners, Norway is almost synonymous with the West Coast. Here we find high snow-capped mountains plunging straight into the deep...

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Southern Norway Road Trip (1) Introduction

This is the story of a fantastic journey in the southern part of this long country far to the north. The road trip takes us around all of...

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Turkey 1992 (1) – Alanya

Sun and bath on the Turkish Med coast with a short look behind the tourist façade and a visit to a world renowned natural wonder. That is...

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Turkey 1992 (2) – Pamukkale

From the first time I saw pictures of Pamukkale I dreamed of going there myself. My dream came true.   Pamukkale means “cotton...

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InterRail 1991 (10) – French Riviera

Lazy, lovely days on the Cote d’Azur… and the long way home.   Wednesday 21.8.1991, Nice The night train brought us back...

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InterRail 1991 (9) – Venezia

Venice on a day trip, like many other visitors. But even a day made us realise the magic of this famed city.   Tuesday 20.8.1991,...

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InterRail 1991 (8) – Toscana

A few hectic days in Tuscany, in the old cities of Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo and Siena.   Saturday 17.8.1991, Florence We arrived...

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InterRail 1991 (7) – Roma and the Vatican

In Italy we went to Roma (Rome), several cities in Tuscany and a final day in Venice, before returning to France. Here is first the...

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