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Chimpanzees and relaxation in Kibale

Chimpanzees and relaxation in Kibale

Chimp tracking is one of the most popular things to do in Kibale Forest National Park. Uganda Wildlife Authority arrange guided tours in the morning and afternoon, with limited numbers in each group. Before the tracking we had a general briefing with do’s and don’ts, including […]

Experiencing Isfjord Radio and Barentsburg

Experiencing Isfjord Radio and Barentsburg

Isfjord Radio and Barentsburg are popular places to visit at Svalbard. I had actually been to both by snowmobile on my first visit to Svalbard a few years ago, but wanted to experience them in the summer as well. Basecamp Explorer offer two day trips […]

Fun facts about Svalbard

Fun facts about Svalbard

The Svalbard archipelago, situated between the mainland on Norway and the North Pole, is a very fascinating place. In many ways. There are more polar bears than people, and four months a year, you experience 24 hours daylight. The Svalbard Treaty from 1920 recognized Norwegian sovereignty in 1925, […]

Three day horse-riding trip to Song Kul

Three day horse-riding trip to Song Kul

The horse stood outside the house ready for me. I was a bit unsure if I was ready for him, it had after all been 10 years since last time I sat on a horse. I was happy though to see that my saddle was […]

Day trip to Pyramiden

Day trip to Pyramiden

Visiting the ghost town Pyramiden was high on the list for my visit to Svalbard. Exploring these kinds of unusual sights are intriguing, and the guide gave insight to the way of life in this former Russian settlement. After a nice lunch in Longyearbyen, I […]

Driving from Brasov to Sighisoara via Fagaras

Driving from Brasov to Sighisoara via Fagaras

As a tourist, it is not about finding the fastest route from A to B, but what you experience along the way. Heading from Brasov to Sighisoara, we therefor decided to go via Fagaras and visit the castle. It was closed though (again, check opening […]

Mavrovo

Mavrovo

Driving through the national park of Mavrovo is a scenic drive through roads narrowed by trees, mountains, rivers and lakes. Since we were in Mavrovo national park, we felt we had to take the small detour to Mavrovo village as well. Driving off the main […]

The detour to Bajram Curry

The detour to Bajram Curry

Since we found ourselves near by the border to Albania, we decided to take a short detour, going to Bajram Curry. Well. It ended up not being that short, as the road conditions are quite bad most of the way, and we had to drive […]

Lake Matka – a great getaway

Lake Matka – a great getaway

Only about half an hour from Skopje, you will find Lake Matka. The river Treska that run through the Matka Canyon was dammed up sometime before World War 2, to serve the electrical power plant. Beautiful nature and fantastic scenery is not exactly what I […]