“There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.” – Homer Basil is crazy. He’s fab, but crazy. So he invited the whole Egypt-group to his wedding in Milos. I had never been to Greece, but I … Continue reading Greece :: Erinn and Basil’s big, fat, Greek wedding
“There is nothing permanent, except change.” – Heraclitus Athens, one of humanity’s many cradles. I had only two days there so obviously the Acropolis was at the top of my list. I added Hadrian’s Gate for good measure, because I’m weirdly fascinated by the myth of Hadrian and it’s right next to the Acropolis.
“Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence” – John Milton Finally made it to Athens – one of Humanitys many cradles. Those who know me know I have a serious fascination with history and mythology, but Greece was not actually on my list for this trip, because I figured it was close … Continue reading Greece :: Athens, the archaeological museum, baked cheese and sunset
“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu February 26th 2019 I will officially have been travelling for two years. I am writing this blog post a little ahead of time as I am getting ready for my trip to China. I’ll be arriving in China second … Continue reading YEAR 2 :: My second year of travel
“No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away” – Terry Pratchett I hadn’t planned to go home to Norway before staying out for three years. It was a thing for me, not going home until I was done with my trip… That all changed when my ex sent … Continue reading Eystein
“Paderborn is a city in eastern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the Paderborn district. The name of the city derives from the river Pader and “born”, an old German term for the source of a river.” – Wikipedia, Captain Obvious It’s kinda funny that I had never been to Berlin before this trip, but I’d … Continue reading Germany :: Cologne, Paderborn & Münster
“I always say, keep a diary and someday it will keep you.” – Mae West Still struggling a bit and it only feels worse when I feel like I’m lagging behind on the blog, because I know how much I’m going to rely on this later when I’ve forgotten the small things.
FINLAND Helsinki :: I ate bear (2015) FRANCE (1996, 1997, 1998, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018) Paris :: The city of ballgags, Napoleon and crêpe (2016) Paris :: Keeping the mind busy (2018) Paris :: The little things we don’t wanna forget (2018) Paris :: Living in Paris for a while (2018) GERMANY Berlin … Continue reading Europe