Category Archives: Travel

Meet the new traveling companions

More adventures with inanimate objects!  Soup Ladle Nessie and the Deep Tea Diver join me as I travel to Montreal and Las Vegas.  They take over from Cake Toy Prime and Pop Vinyl Elsa.  I considered naming this duo “Amy … Continue reading

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A dark night: Scandinavia 2014 Trip Part 6

My last night in Tromso, perhaps forever.  Let’s hope for a good show.  I already had one, why not two? The second tour was with Green Fox Guiding.  Highly recommended on Tripadvisor, my guide was able to handle 8 people … Continue reading

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The days between the nights: Scandinavia 2014 Trip Part 5

While seeking the Northern Lights were my main purpose for being in Tromso, there is plenty for visitors to do during the day.  I imagine tourism is a main industry here, and there must be something to do in the … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day 2015

So, this happened exactly 10 years ago. I am lazy, so this is also a repost from exactly six years ago. Here are a bunch of my photos from Australia Day 2005. I made my way to Sydney’s Darling Harbour … Continue reading

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Scandinavia Trip: The numbers

Miles flown: 14520 Miles walked: 100+ Miles on trains: 800+ Miles on ferry: 300+ Photos taken: 5237 Average photos per day: 308 National borders crossed: 7 Nights spent on moving transportation: 3 Postcards sent: 4 Pies eaten: 6

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Mixed feelings about food

It’s raining here in Oslo, and it’s dinner time.  I felt like looking for pizza, and yelp made a decent suggestion on what to avoid.  The good sounding one was about 1 km away.  That’s not a problem, but I … Continue reading

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Trip update

Last time I wrote here, the trip was only a few hours old.  I’m in Malmo now, having spent three days in Tromso (with two nights of aurora events), a couple of days in Copenhagen (with 7 hours in LEGOLand).  … Continue reading

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