Month: July 2013

Road Trip to the Norwegian Fjords

‘Sol i Norge!’  (Sun in Norway) That was the headline in the local newspaper three days ago.  It is the best summer in 20 years.  And we happened to pick the right time to drive from Oslo to the west of Norway to see the fjords.  The weather was perfect.  It was the best week-long

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Katla’s Magic Panties

This is the village of Vik in the Southern tip of Iceland. One side of this town faces the open sea, while the other side lies Katla, an active volcano. Rock cliffs, stone bridges, basaltic fingers shaped by the full force of the sea are nesting places for the Puffins and Arctic terns. The cliffs

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We haven’t left Europe at all.  That’s what we thought about the architecture and monuments around the city, strongly influenced by its European immigrants.  Buenos Aires looks so much like an old European city.  It is also a predominantly a Roman Catholic country (Spanish influence), birthplace of the current pope, Pope Francis.  Churches in Buenos

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