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When and why did you decide that you want to travel?

    Last week I was contacted by Agnieszka Kujawa from Gdańsk in Poland. She wrote me that she is studying Scandinavian Studies at the University in Gdańsk. This year she will be doing her master’s degree and she is going to write about Scandinavian travelers now and then. She would like to write about Nansen and Amundsen  and she was also looking…

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Do you know the world?

This is exactly what I’m talking about when I tell people you cannot know another country through the NEWS.. The NEWS is usually bad news as the 10 year old daughter says – you don’t get to know the essence of a country by watching the NEWS. If you want to know about the world…

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Nice trip

I’ve just discovered a new app “God Tur” – accessibility for people with a handicap. It just opened up in the celebration of Aarhus Feastuge 2024. The problem with the app is it only covers the city of Aarhus and there’s hardly any of the places that had a review upfront. So you need to…

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once fearsome Vikings

Once the Danes were the fearsome Vikings, today the country is a modern metropolis. Denmark is a small country of just 43,094 square kilometers. approximately 5.5 million inhabitants. Nevertheless, Denmark has many dialects and people may find it difficult to understand people who live on the opposite end of the country. Although Denmark is a…

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“FUCKING TOURIST”

.. WHEN THE LOCALS GIVE A FINGER   Like all travelers, taking photos means to immortalize moments we don’t want to forget during a journey we want unforgettable. We all want to capture every second of it with our camera. Beautiful landscapes, typical food, locals lifestyle, new encounters etc. Yes, but here is the problem. The…

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the gummy bear car

in late September I was staggering ’round NYC. I had just been to the opening of my art exhibition a few days before and the thrill and excitement was still bubbling in my body. I went with bus 102 - subway 2 and A heading for The Hihgline when I see a gummy-bear car… and not just…

Peter Tygesen, Congo formoder jeg

— Africa

‘Congo – I presume’, by Peter Tygesen (born 1954) (2001): description of the Congolese community and social history interwoven with personal stories from the people, and of the various rulers of Lumumba of Mobutu to Kabila to look back to colonial times. an amazing book if you have any interest in Africa – I can only recommend..

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literature

wherever I go or what ever country I visit; I try to read a little about the country I’m visiting. Most of the times I would read a couple of books, but with the easy accessible Internet, it might be articles I stumbled upon a long the way. Often I end up buying books in the country…

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Berlin u-bahn

if you’re touring Berlin check out the IOS app ‘Berlin Subway’ or the android ‘Berlin Maps’ if you want to use the subway. The maps have tiny wheelchair symbols to accessible stations. If you go to the first car the engineer will help you on board with a ramp. (not a ramp you should bring.…

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museum; Egypt

under this #museum tag you can find museums from all over the world. here is a few from Egypt  — more to come.. • The Global Egyptian Museum a virtual museum is amazing. At a rough estimate, over 2 million objects from ancient Egypt are kept in about 850 public collections, dispersed over 69 countries around the world. This website aims…

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museum; Chile

under the #museum tag you can find museums from all over the world. here is a few from Chile  — more to come..   • Museo de Arte Precolombino in Santiago This is just an amazing and beautiful museum which I can only recommend to see before anything else on your trip in Chile. It’s really well maintained and the have…

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museum; Denmark

under the #museum tag you can find museums from all over the world. here is a few from Denmark — more to come.. • Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus Moesgård Museum is beautiful located at Moesgård Manor, situated in the forests to the south of Aarhus. The museum, its well-preserved estate environment and gorgeous surroundings, including Oldtidsstien – a prehistoric trail with reconstructed…

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apps

  most people around the world have a cell phone — if you do have one it might be a smartphone, either an iOS or an android. on an iOS you can get apps on AppStore and on an android you’ll use Google Player. if you travel as a wheelchair user, there are several apps you might…