Marrakesh – Day 7 – Casablanca

Rise and shine. Today another day-trip to another part of Morocco. I got a 1st class ticket for the train to Casablanca. Standard breakfast at the hotel and then the 10 minute walk to the station. I am a little bit to early for my 8:20 train. Have a little bit over 40 minutes until the train…

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Marrakesh – Day 6 – Atlas mountains

Rise and shine. Early up to get ready for the day trip. I got a mail yesterday when to await the driver (about 8:30 am). Waiting outside in the nice, but still chilling, weather. The Mercedes van arrives 10 minutes early and we are of to a trip collecting all the other 6 passengers at the…

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Marrakesh – Day 5 – Essaouira

Today I will be on the way to Essaouira. A small coastal city, ca. 3 hours by bus. When I bought the tickets, I found out that there is one bus each day, that offers extra comfort for just a small extra fee. Departure is at 9 am, so I can take it easy in…

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Marrakesh – Day 4 – A quiet day

After the long day and the bad end of the day, I tried to sleep in – which of course doesn’t work. So I read a little bit before going to breakfast. No big plans for today. I want to buy my tickets for the bus trip and the train ride this week. The station…

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Marrakesh – Day 2 – Flight and first evening

Today I have to catch my flight to Marrakesh. The night was cold. Some issue with the AC? Breakfast is simple but enough for me. Checkout and waiting for the bus to take me to the terminal. -2 C outside… brrrr. Looking forward to have some sun. Fast check in, security control no problem and…

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Hong Kong – Day 5 – Lantau Island (Tai O)

Back in the Ngong Ping village I am looking for a way to get down to the fishing village of Tai O. I read on the net, that the public bus service is much cheaper than an organized tour. I just have to find the bus stop and them hope that there is a bus….

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Hong Kong – Day 5 – Lantau Island (Ngong Ping)

Today I stay in Hong Kong. Ok, a small trip is planned, but that should be easy. Breakfast as usual. Then I take the bus to Hong Kong Central station. From here, I can take the metro to the station of Tung Chung. I am early with the hope not to have to cue to…

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Hong Kong – Day 4 – Shenzhen, China

What do you do, when you are close to China, you would like to have a real stamp in your passport, you need a geocache from China to get the new country in your stats and you have a SIM-card for your phone that will work in China? Yes! You take a trip to China….

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Hong Kong – Day 3 – Macau – Sightseeing and geocaching

Up at 7:30 am like every morning. Breakfast and then off with the bus to the Macau ferry terminal. An easy ride for just 5,60 kroner. Try that in Norway. I tired to book a ticket in the app and online, but didn’t manage to get pass the passport check. Some problem with passports that…

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Hong Kong – Day 2 – Hong Kong Island

The afternoon starts of with a trip on the known tram in Hong Kong. The spot I start the tour is part of the area where all dried fish and seafood is sold. Nothing for me, but interesting to see. I get a nice spot on top at the front (thanks to a Dutch couple…

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