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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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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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Jugendstil and Panorama hunting in Aalesund

by Mike

21 July 2017 • How many times I've been in Ålesund? A dozen. Surprisingly I never climbed the almost 500 stairs to the top of the Mount Aksla. Time to do it!

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First time in Kristiansund; first time Atlantic Road

by Mike

19 July 2017 • My travel agent once told me a story about a customer who asked tickets for a flight to Kristiansand (KRS) in southern Norway. In fact, what he meant was Kristiansund (KSU), which is where we are going.

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A Zodiac excursion in Tromsø

by Mike

18 July 2017 • Today our little ship is in Tromsø. Toda's program: a scenic tour by Zodiac.

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