The Oslo Opera house is considered by many as the most iconic modern building of Scandinavia. The construction of the building is said to have cost about half a billion Euros and it resembles a glacier floating on the Oslofjord giving an illusion of the building rising from the water. It is located on the waterfront of the Oslofjord and opposite the central train station. … Continue reading Oslo Opera House, Norway.
Vigelandsparken also known as Frognerparken is the worlds largest sculpture park made by a single artist, Gustav Vigeland and is one of Norway’s most popular tourist attraction. The park features about 200 unique sculptures made from Bronze, Granite and Wrought iron. The park took about 10 years to complete and Gustav himself was in charge of the design and architectural Layout of the park. … Continue reading An afternoon at the worlds largest sculpture park :Vigelandsparken Oslo.
Prison island or Changuu is an island about 5.6 km north west of Stone town, Zanzibar. In the 1860s the island was used as a prison for rebellious slaves and also as a coral mine. The island was later purchased by the first British minister who then constructed a prison complex although it was never used as a prison. The island was used as a … Continue reading Prison Island, Zanzibar.
“Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don`t understand the language that you`re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.” – Lou Rawls A few weeks ago when I visited Frankfurt , we decided to go see the ROCK. FUNK. PUNK exhibition at the Frankfurt fotografie forum. This exhibition presents unique photographs of legendary musicians and concerts … Continue reading ROCK. FUNK.PUNK. ( Frankfurt Fotografie Forum.
Frankfurt is the fifth largest city in Germany and is officially referred to as Frankfurt am Main due to its location on the banks of the Main River. Frankfurt is the largest financial center on the European continent, the most international city in Germany and its said that almost one in three people living in Frankfurt does not have a German passport. Its culturally and … Continue reading A week in Frankfurt, Germany.
Likoma island is an island found on Lake Malawi and it lies just a few kilometers from Mozambique. Although its entirely surrounded by Mozambican territorial waters its definitely part of Malawi. Likoma island is one of two inhabited islands on Lake Malawi and has a population of about 9000 people, the other island is Chizumulu which is smaller and can be easily accessed from Likoma. … Continue reading Island Vibes ; Likoma Island, Malawi.
A few weeks ago I saw something on an Instagram travel page that caught my eye, “two for ones”. Well let me let you in on what that means in the world of travel. Basically this is when you plan a trip to one destination but then manage to squeeze in a new destination for next to nothing in terms of expenses!. Whew!!. So there … Continue reading 6 Hrs in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
You have to admit that there is definitely something very exciting about taking a ferry across the ninth largest lake in the world and the third largest in Africa. Ferry rides do not always have to be on the open seas and taking the Mv Ilala on lake Malawi is a must do if you love adventure. The Mv Ilala has been operating on lake … Continue reading A ferry ride across Lake Malawi on the Mv Ilala.
Happy new month everyone! :-). Cape Maclear or Chembe is a small fishing village found on the shores of lake Malawi. As mentioned earlier in my previous post: Cape Maclear part 1, Cape Maclear is a leading tourist destination in Malawi. Cape Maclear has a reputation of being some sort of “travelers black hole” meaning once you get there you will not want to leave. This … Continue reading Cape Maclear Part 2.
Happy new week everyone :). I hope you all had a great weekend. We just got back last night from our weekend getaway at the cabin in Tolga. We drove down to Tolga from Trondheim on Friday night which is just about 3 hrs away. Tolga is a municipality in hedmark county, Eastern Norway. This was my second time at Tolga as we had been … Continue reading Tolga Market vibes.