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A new life for a historic lifeboat

by Mike

18 August 2017 • In July 1993 I did a photoshoot with the Dover lifeboat. Almost 25 years later I find out that the vessel is being refurbished for a new career as training ship for young people.

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We want more Auxerre!

by Mike

11 August 2017 • With friends we decided to spend one night in Auxerre, Burgundy. This time by car, and hopefully next time by boat, on the river Yonne. Because the region is simply stunning.

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The Kiel Canal: like doing a river cruise with an ocean ship

by Mike

9 August 2017 • Taking the mythical Panama Canal is on the wish list of many cruisers. Why travelling so far, if you live in Europe? Recently I (re)discovered another famous waterway, the Kiel Canal, and enjoyed every single bit of the passage.

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TAGS »Cruise,Europe

A call to conscience: life jackets and tourist boats

by Mike

2 August 2017 • Our ship arrived in Copenhagen, and before flying home I wanted to see the art installation from world-famous artist Ai Weiwei.

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TAGS »Art,City,Europe

One excursion on the rocks please

by Mike

24 July 2017 • No doubt, every time I am in Stavanger I will hike up to the Preikestolen --in English the Pulpit Rock. I cannot get enough of it. And it brings me luck too.

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