Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da; Off-Season London

            This past February, my sister and I spent four days in London, a stopover before heading further east.  I have visited some of Europe’s most popular cities for tourism, (Paris and Rome for example) usually during the busy seasons … Continue reading

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Navigating Norway; the Great Circle Route from Oslo to Sand and back

I landed in Oslo on a fine, sunny September day.  My brother had flown in a few days before me and met me at the airport.  We were in Norway specifically to visit relatives on my father’s side who live in … Continue reading

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Jesus is a mannequin and other observations in Norway

Jesus is a mannequin             Growing up, I shared a room with my sister.  On the wall of our bedroom was a framed picture of Jesus, holding a lamb and surrounded by a flock of sheep.  We were not a … Continue reading

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One Day in the Life of Nomad Tanzania Serengeti Mobile Tent Camp

We are gently awakened at 6:00 AM by a camp staffers’ “Hello, hello” at our tent flap. He is carrying a tray of coffee and cream. Our true wakeup call though are the thousands of birds that begin their day before dawn … Continue reading

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