More walking around in the historic town of Le Mans

Saturday morning started with blue sky and warm temperatures and a visit to the Cathedral Saint Julian. We had circled…

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First impression of the Cité Plantagenêt in Le Mans

Why nobody had anything good to say about Le Mans is beyond me. Before leaving for Le Mans I fielded…

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Hangar 7 and other adventures in Salzburg

Salzburg is probably my least favorite destination. Not really sure why, but I always get the feeling that this town…

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More impressions of San José

San José was the only city I visited during my three weeks in Costa Rica. I figured that I would…

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San José

Getting to San José had already been an adventure, staying there for almost three days was another. Despite everything though,…

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Lindau, a beautiful town on lake Constance

Lindau is an island town in lake Constance. Why the same lake is called Bodensee in German, is beyond me.…

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A weekend in Liechtenstein

Have you ever thought about spending a weekend in Liechtenstein? Me neither. On the one hand, I have already been…

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Discovering Aberdeen during a four hour layover

Our layover in Aberdeen after coming from Orkney was only about four hours. So I can’t say it was ample…

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The Broch of Gurness and searching for Northern Lights

I guess most of Mainland was by now crossed off our must-see list. From Kirkwall, to Skara Brae, the Brough…

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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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