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Hurtigruten – The Norwegian Cruise

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

HURTIGRUTEN - ROUTE MAP

This cruise up the Norwegian Coast is one of the most beautiful trips I have ever taken. The cruise starts in the picturesque little town of Bergen. Imagine wooden houses in all colours of the rainbow scattered around the blue water of a deep fiord. That is Bergen. But it gets better as the cruise starts and moves up the coast, going into gorgeous fiords like the Geiranger fiord where steep cliffs rise to both sides Click to continue »

Hiking in Patagonia – Chile – Argentina

Monday, February 14th, 2011

One of the most beautiful hiking I have ever done was in Patagonia. You fly into Santiago, Chile and from there you can fly on to Punta Arenas and take a bus to Torres del Paine. If you are adventurous you can also take a luxury bus from Santiago past the stunning volcanoes to Puerto Montt, one very lovely coastal town at the end of the Panamericana. From there take a boat down to Punta Arenas through the fiords and brave the waves. In Punta Arenas don’t forget to watch the cute little Magellan penguins hurrying from Click to continue »