Category: Traveling

A Trip to Ericeira and Goodbyes to New Friends

On Tuesday I left Baleal for the longest time so far. Petter talked me into it and I’m happy I went. He left for Lisbon on Friday and is flying back home on Tuesday. I drove back “home” to Baleal yesterday. Ericeira – so much prettier than I remembered I didn’t come to Ericeira at […]

Beautiful Camargue and San Sebastian Before Lisbon

The rest of the way to Lisbon went quickly. Audiobooks can really help driving long distances. I spent only two more nights before getting to Lisbon, but both of them in really beautiful places. Saintes Maries de la Mer (Camargue) From Genoa I drove straight to a small town of Saintes Maries de la Mer […]

Slovenia – Natural Wonders and Pretty Cities

The past few days I have been in Slovenia. I stopped in two cities briefly before heading to the heights and depths. City hopping I stopped for a few hours in Maribor right after entering Slovenia. The city itself was nice, but unfortunately the riverbank is being renovated at the moment and it was just […]

The Athletics World Championships and the Sweltering Budapest

Unforgettable nine days of excitement and and fun but also of extreme heat are now over. The games had several competitions that were very exciting right in to the last attempt/meter. Some incredible last attempt gold turnovers in a couple of disciplines and even a medal for Finland. But the temperatures were above 30 degrees […]