13.-15.7.2018 – Trondheim and Östersund

Time for a city escape. That normally means, that I take a tour to Trondheim, which is only 3,5 hours drive from home. I have been there many times, so there is no pressure to see anything. I like to combine it with a trip to IKEA should I need something for my flat. After…

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Some coming up trips this summer

Summer is here in Norway. Everybody is going on holiday, but I am sitting at work. That is what happens when you use most of your days off early in the year. No regrets there. But I cannot just sit at home and wait for everybody to come back. I want to have a little…

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A weekend in Sørlandet

This weekend I have been visiting friends close to Arendal in the southern part of Norway. I have been to this region once before, but then I spend a rainy weekend in Kristiansand (not to mix up with Kristiansund – that is some 500 km north – so don’t program your GPS the wrong way!)….

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The end of an era!

I did something drastic… After 26 years using Canon film based SLR and DSLR cameras (time flies by) I made the decision to sell everything I had and buy something new. When I went on my tour to New Zealand earlier this year, I took with me both the Canon EOS 5D MII and 2…

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Kiev – Day 5 – Back home

All good things come to an end. Some much to early in the morning. I manage to hear my alarm and act on it – out of bed. Simon keeps sleeping. After a shower and packing the rest I +just pack his bag and the luggage we will check in on the way back. 4…

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Kiev – Day 4 – Kiev

Monday, Mai 21 2018 One man down again. The last evening was too long for Magnus. But the rest of us manage to get to breakfast at 10:30. A good breakfast is always a good start of the day. And what is the easiest way to get to a place in Kiev and the Metro is to…

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Kiev – Day 3 – Kiev

Sunday, Mai 20 2018 Sleeping as long as possible we get up and down to breakfast at 10:30 with 30 minutes before they close. Nice breakfast. We are missing Lasse who took a late night – or should I say early morning. He is out of order for the moment. So we decide to give him…

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Kiev – Day 2 – Chernobyl/Prypiat

Saturday, May 19 2018 Early morning and we have to get up. The bus is leaving at 8:00 from the southern entrance of the central station. Breakfast starts at 7:00 and we were told we can be there a little bit early. The driver is ordered for 7:20. That should get us to the bus with…

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Kiev – Day 1 – Arrival

Friday, May 18th 2018 Today we start our guys only tour to Kiev, Ukraine. The four of us met the evening before at a friend’s house. As we are leaving very early in the morning (about 4 am) to catch the first flight to Amsterdam – so it had to be a sleepover. The night…

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Two days in Tromsø

Friday/Saturday, April 27/29 2018 It only has been 4 days since my last trip. Now I am on tour to the general assembly of Norway’s architects union in Tromsø. The assembly is hold every second year and this time I am invited as a guest since I didn’t get elected as a representative for my…

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