Wow! Got to love the beauty of this beauty! From cosmopolitan cities to the most efficient train system in the world to the most tasty chocolate the world could know to beautiful vistas atop the highest mountains in Europe to enjoying the outdoors with some of the best skiing and hiking in the world , yes Switzerland is all of these things. Come explore!
Norway's capital city has a beautiful setting at the head of a 70 mile long fjord. The population of Oslo is about a half a million and it is a city that has a cosmopolitan feel with lots of night life and arts and culture. The people of Oslo tend to be very active and fit in this very "green" city boasting many parks, beaches, biking and hiking paths. The [...]
Traveling thru the mid south part of Sweden is awesome. If you like lack of tourists and to see the true Sweden , check out the Dalarna area. It boasts gorgeous lakes, hills ,ski areas and adorable towns. Catch the local girls wearing their traditional Swedish dresses in the charming villages of Tallberg and Nusnas, both located on Lake Siljan. Check out the Dala Horse factory in Nusnas. The wooden, [...]
Was amoung some of the first Americans to travel to Cuba since relation restrictions have been eased between the US and Cuba. At this time Americans can not go to Cuba as "tourists" but on an educational or People to People tour. These tours tend to be pricey since one must have most time with a guide. Hopefully things will open up further so we can come and go as [...]
The Hurtigruten is a group of 14 small transport ships that travel up and down the West coast of Norway. The ships stop at numerous small towns on the coast and in the Fjords delivering passengers, goods and mail to all those living there. The ships travel year round and offer many seasonal opportunities for the passengers to engage in. You can travel the entire length from Bergen in [...]
Just the start to a three week jaunt around Norway, Sweden and Estonia. We hit Bergen today on a gorgeous, sunny, warm day(that is if you consider 58 warm????) The Norwegians were standing in long lines for that special ice cream treat. Brrrrr.... After having flown all night and changing planes in Amterdam we arrived into the small and charming airport of Bergen Norway, located on Norways west coast and [...]