A day off. Lousy weather. I spent it indoor with a good book. Three hours before midnight, I became restless. Then the weather changed and I went for a short road trip. Why should we care about short trips in our own backyard? There is one thing I have to repeat over and over again – … Continue reading A magical moment in my backyard
It’s easy to take it for granted. And thus ignore the beauty that is right in front of you. I’m talking about your own neighbourhood. No matter how beautiful it is, many of us to decide to postpone our trips. I’ve done it. Way too many times. I say to my self: I’ll go tomorrow, … Continue reading The beauty of your neighbourhood
Venice is in the same category as Barcelona for me. A city that everyone brags about, and that I should have visited, but I’ve never consider going there. Before now. A friend persuaded me to go to Barcelona. And I have to admit, I loved the Spanish city. Its an amazing place. Now it was time for Vencie. I … Continue reading The beauty of Venice
I felt like a grumpy old man. Then I got furious. My mood got worse by the minute. In the end I was really disappointed since I didn’t get what I wanted. Most of us get in bad mood during a vacation. Some of us several times. For me I had ten minutes where my temper took … Continue reading Furious first, then love
Lake Bled – a church on an island in a small lake. And not much more. It was my impression before my trip. All the pictures that appeared on line was with this little island, so I thought why on earth would I go there… I came very close to drop Bled and decided to … Continue reading – A wonderful surprise
The Slovenian rivera is only 46.6 kilometers. Before my European roadtrip I didn’t even know they had a coastline, and I’m really into geography. But you can’t know it all can you:) And their coastline is really tiny compared to my native country Norway. Our coastline is 100 915 kilometeres, second in the world after … Continue reading The costal pearl of Slovenia
The contrast is impossible to miss. People little bit more well off buys a shirt for 300 euros, but most other tourists buys suveniours for three euros 20 meters further down the street. In a small village like Sirmione, its easy to spot which group they belong to. Here is no such thing like … Continue reading Icecream? Or maybe a bottle of wine?