Category Archives for Travel

Travel Photo – Mongolia in a nutshell

Mongolia is country number one on the list of the least densely populated countries in the world. The Gobi desert is gold and dead for miles and miles, I know because I´ve driven a car from the western side all the way to Ulaanbaatar – and we were driving for hours without any sign of […]

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Welcoming the spring on the feast of San Giorgio

San Giorgio is the patron saint of the farm workers, and the feast of San Giorgio is celebrated the 23rd April every year. This feast is celebrated in several Christian countries in different ways – and last year I took part of a celebration in Torgiano in Italy.

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Travel Photo – Ile de Gorée

While I stayed in Dakar I made a two night trip out to the beautiful and colorful Ile de Gorée just outside the city, it is just a 20 minute boat ride. Most people go here for a day trip, but I would really recommend to spend a few nights here if you like a […]

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Travel Photo – Washing machine in the Gobi desert

When you drive through the unspoiled and dry land of the Gobi desert in Mongolia and only spot horses and a few gers now and then, you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. Then all of a sudden you reach a small village, and that is not the only surprise: we had […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Isfahan

After some lovely days in Teheran we continued south in Iran to Isfahan, a town known to be the most beautiful in Iran. It is known for its great architecture of buildings and bridges, and it used to be the capital of the Persian Empire.

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Where to eat: Meya Meya – London, England

I have an Egyptian friend in London who showed be one of the hidden gems of the city – a restaurant serving authentic Egyptian food in the heart of London. That´s one of the treasures of having friends popped out all over the world – you get the insider tips and the very best guide! […]

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Travel Photo – Sunrise in Murchison Falls

I think I can count on one hand how many sunrises I have seen – I´m far from a morning riser, I just love to sleep over what most people call morning. I have seen a few though, one of them is this amazing sunrise in Murchison Falls national park in northern Uganda. You can […]

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Travel Photo – Nairobi skyline

This week´s photo is taken from the view point above Uhuru Park – the park of freedom – with the Nairobi skyline behind the park. Today is the Election Day of Kenya, and after the riots after the election five years ago the winner of the election is not the only matter of this election […]

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Vegetarian phrases Farsi

Farsi or Persian is the official language in Iran. Historically this has been an important language through the Persian Empire, and is written by the Persian alphabet, which is an adapted version of the Arabic alphabet. You will find many restaurants with menus in both Farsi and English, but you will probably stumble upon some with […]

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Travel Photo – Tuareg in Timbuktu

I met this amazing Tuareg with the powerful glance between the sets of beautiful and exotic rhythms from the stages among the sand dunes of the southern Sahara outside Timbuktu. I was working as a volunteer on the Festival au Desert, and I was totally fascinated by the Tuaregs who had dressed up themselves and […]

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