Traveling in 2021 and other plans

The new year has started. I hope all of my readers are well and in good mood to make this year better than the last one. I stayed in Germany for the last weeks of 2020 to celebrate Christmas with my family. Three weeks at home has not happened for a long time. But I…

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Northern Norway – Day 3/4 – Harstad and home

Sunday- Harstad After a long and very tiring day I changed my plans to drive another big tour on Sunday. I slept in and that was what I needed. So today it will be a tour in Harstad and the surrounding areas, just taking it easy and do some geocaching. Harstad on a Sunday is…

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Northern Norway – Day 2 – Lofoten

The day started early because I have a lot of driving to do. The plan is quite simple. I start in Harstad, drive down to Å at the southern tip og Lofoten and then work my way back to Harstad. The Trip is 296 km one way and it is calculated to tak 4.5 hours…

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No more traveling 2020?

As you all have found out in a way or another, traveling is not really possible at the moment. I wrote earlier about the trip to Japan which was – you guessed right – canceled. The only smart thing to to. I think I lost about 200 Euro in fees, but all the other expenses…

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Planning my trip to Japan – Part 1: The flight to Japan

Time to start planning the details of my trip. As mentioned before, I had to reroute my flights because of the virus situation in China. And I had the right feeling… all SAS flights to mainland China are canceled. I think I got lucky acting early and finding good flights. I have five different legs…

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Getting a visa for Russia

Why didn’t we chose to go to St. Petersburg? That would have been a much easier task to get in, since they offer a free electronic (online) visa for tourists. But nor for the rest of the country. It seems, that in Norway you have 3 options. Going to the visa center in either Oslo…

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Wirf die Gläser an die Wand – A guys trip to Moscow 2020

Let’s start With the reference to a catchy but otherwise totally stupid German song. 🙂 The destination for the 2020 guys trip is confirmed. This year – after no trip last year – the destination is Moscow, Russia in May. Why go to Russia… go question. Started with Sheepy and me talking about it, watching…

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Big changes for my holidays – bonus tour to Japan

Many will have noticed, how the situation in China is changing after the Corona-Virus is spreading. Many airlines have stopped flying to China and governments are getting their citizens home. For me that added an uncertainty to my travel plans in March, which I was not willing to accept. So my option was to cancel…

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New Years update – Welcome to 2020

Long time not post. The new year is already here and I did not do a post in a long time. After my trip to Argentina, I had a long weekend in Hamburg visiting av friend of mine and his family. Had a great time – it had been some years. My union took me…

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