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London calling

London calling

I found myself back in London again. The springtime is cold but lovely. Had a beautiful spring walk in St James’s Park, saying hello to the swans and smelling the cherry blossoms.

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Epicenter in Khao Lak

Epicenter in Khao Lak

I remember a morning some time ago when I sat on a beach in Khao Lak, sipping a soft drink while my toes were the only thing that obstructed the view of the Andaman sea reaching into the Indian ocean.

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With the Terminal man at Charles de Gaulle
Viva la Air France

Viva la Air France

This would be a night to remember. We arrived at Guarulhos, the international airport of Sao Paulo, in the afternoon. To our surprise the aircraft had already left.

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Rendez-vous in Rio

Rendez-vous in Rio

Apart from the obvious reference to the song by Lustans Lakejer, I met a lot of interesting things in Rio de Janeiro. Maybe the most striking was meeting Jesus on the top of Corcovado. The tall statue is towering above the city on top of a mountain, with a marvelous view.

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The streets of Paraguay

The streets of Paraguay

I used to place Egypt quite high on the paradox list, as they have a lot of signs reading “Egypt – the land of peace” while a guard carrying an automatic weapon stands firmly posing in front of the very sign. However, there’s a new kid on the block.

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Construction time again

Construction time again

As the large tunnel project Götatunneln is taking form in Gothenburg, there are discussions on what to do with the large space along the water which will be rid of heavy traffic.

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Back in Paris

Back in Paris

Back in one of my favorite cities on the planet! There is always so much to do and experience in this city. Revisit the classics or find new gems, the choices are endless. The best way to experience the city…

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A fistful of haggis

A fistful of haggis

As we drove south from Glasgow, I had many things on my mind for this odyssey through United Kingdom. Walk around the lakes of Lake District. Stay in a castle with almost proper plumbing. Chew down a few Kendal Mint Cake for catastrophic sugar rush. Drive on the wrong side of the road. Walk the Brighton pier. Have a pint at the local pub. Count all the sheep. All of them.

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One night in Bangkok

One night in Bangkok

Khao San Road is one of the most infamous streets in Asia. I walked slowly through a hurricane of street vendors and clouds of fried food, while trying to dodge the crazy tuktuk drivers seemingly coming from nowhere.

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