Somehow time is running away from us and we only spend 2 weeks chugging along the coast from town to town.Read more "Breezing through the Baltics"
The roadside sellers were proof we’d arrived not only in a new country, but also a new culture. The potholed roads were as well. Along with the need to transliterate the Cyrillic letters. Russia; welcome back.Read more "From Riches to Rags in Russia"
We came to Finland wanting to prove everyone wrong who said that it is only forests and lakes. It was difficult:Read more "Suomi Summer"
We thought Fjord Norway was picture perfect. Then we ventured further north, second stop, the Lofoten Islands. Wow! We were bedazzled! As pretty as it can ever get, the very epitome of the image you may have in your mind of Nordic villages with red, wooden, seaside cottages, perched on rocky outcrops, basking in the […]Read more "The Land of the Midnight Sun"
Here are the promised videos for our time with Sandra in the Fjords of Norway. Click here for a playlist on YouTube that will play them all in succession for you. Just a bit of fun, we hope they make you smile!Read more "Filming Fun on the Fjords"
Norway is not exactly how they portray it in the wonderful tourist brochures they produce. At least not when it’s raining. Then you wonder whether the beautiful images they bear are actually a marketer’s pure Photoshop fantasy.Read more "Fiskekake & Fossen on the Fjords"
Many spots on this first part of our Norwegian tour are trips down memory lane for Jens. Such as the walk up to the Bondhus glacier arm, which he did when he was 12 on a sailing trip with his Dad, and he can still recount the whole day in minute detail now. (Don’t forget […]Read more "Gone Fishing"