Stromness and the south of Mainland Orkney

The ferry to Hoy left from Houton, which is in the southwest of Mainland Orkney. So while already in this…

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The small town of Kirkwall is big on history

Arriving in the town of Kirkwall was an experience. It’s all so familial that even the car rental picks you…

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Orkney – Churchill Barriers and the Southeast

One of the main reasons my friend wanted to visit Orkney was Scapa Flow and Günther Prien. If you don’t…

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What to see in Kaunas and is it worth going there?

I left Vilnius by train to travel to Kaunas, the next city on my imaginary list of what to see…

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The many sights of Syros

Most of the sights of Syros are concentrated in and around Ermoupolis. According to the map there are a couple…

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Saint Mark’s Basilica in Venice

Arriving in Venice in the early morning leaves the full day to explore the city. Since it was a Friday …

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The Churches of Quito

The historical centre of Quito is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978. Especially the many churches of Quito in…

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Beach reads and Pablo Picasso

We started the day with the beach again. Two days in a row. That was new. I used my time…

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