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Norway

Every year the beautiful mountains of Norway turn into winter wonderland that you can criss cross with dog sledding, lightweight ski’s for cross country or alpine skiing. This is what we all did during our Christmas stay in Norway. We were first-timers in Norway and definitely this calls for more. The day before Christmas we arrived at Herangtunet […]
By |December 29th, 2016|travel|0 Comments

Sri Lanka – a few highlights

There is quite a buzz now around the pearl drop island Sri Lanka with its beautiful sunny beaches, colonial city’s, tea covered mountains, wildlife parks and small fisherman villages. Sri Lanka was the midpoint of the spice route from Europe to China – that’s why many different races from Indian, Arab, Dutch, British and Portuguese has left their influence. […]
By |December 16th, 2016|travel|0 Comments

Madrid – Permanent jetlag

Last week I was in Madrid for the TANSNIP study. Although it was beginning of October and leaves were already falling slowly to the ground and sweaters came out to play, the temperatures suddenly increased to top summer levels again. The Spaniards are quite used to this metereological phenomenan which happen each year at the end of september and […]

Travelling to the last 3 independent monarchies in Africa

There are hundreds of monarchies in Africa, however, there are only three independent monarchies in the whole of Africa. I was lucky to visit all three this year, i.e., Lesotho, Morocco and Swaziland. Lesotho and Morocco are constitutional monarchies and Swaziland is an absolute monarchy. Within an absolute monarchy, the king or queen rules with absolute power (also called […]
By |September 20th, 2016|travel|0 Comments

Outdoor activities – Cape Town

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers”. – […]
By |July 4th, 2016|travel|0 Comments

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