Portugal 1 – Hiking in Madeira February 10 – 16, 2018

Hiking in Madeira 

The archipelago of Madeira and Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has drawn my attention since my visit to St Helena, Cabo Verde and Canaries in recent years. I have found a direct flight from Stockholm on February 10 and an 8-day hiking trip in Madeira. I would spend three weeks in these islands before heading to Mozambique on March 4. Read more »

Categories: My Europe trips, Trekking | Comments Off on Portugal 1 – Hiking in Madeira February 10 – 16, 2018

Svalbard Norway February 4 – 9. 2018

Trip Plan

I first landed in Svalbard at 78◦ North in 2004 to join an expedition to Iceland via Greenland. I was back a few years later for a circumnavigation of the archipelago before heading to Tromso. I always want to return to experience an Arctic winter. Nothing is impossible: there is a will, there is a way. With luck, I find a reasonable ticket for a long-haul flight to Spitsbergen with SAS and connecting flights to Madeira and Azores, Portugal and from Lisbon to Mozambique, Africa. It’s amazing that I end up having an interesting itinerary to three far-flung destinations places for two months. Read more »

Categories: My Europe trips | Comments Off on Svalbard Norway February 4 – 9. 2018

Passage of India 2017 Epilogue & 2017 Review

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips, Others | Comments Off on Passage of India 2017 Epilogue & 2017 Review

India (8) Fort Kochi & Goa December 3 – 13, 2017

December 9 – 13: Kochi & Goa  Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (8) Fort Kochi & Goa December 3 – 13, 2017

India (7) South India December 3 – 13, 2017

December 3 – 8: Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha and Munnar Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (7) South India December 3 – 13, 2017

India (6) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

November 29 – December 3: Omkareshwar, Ajanta, Ellora & Mumbai

Ajanta Caves

Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (6) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

India (5) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

November 25 – 28: Bhopal, Bhimbetka, Ujjian,  Indore, Dhar,  Mandu & Maheshwar 

Bhimbetka

Maheshwar

Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (5) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

India (4) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

November 22 – 24: Khajuraho, Chanderi and Sanchi

Khajuraho

Sanchi

Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (4) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

India (3) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

November 18 – 21: Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Gwalior & Orchha 

Taj Mahal, Agra

Taj Mahal, Agra

Gwalior Fort

Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (3) Delhi to Mumbai November 18 – December 3, 2017

India (2) November 10 – December 14, 2017

Part 1 Pilgrimage from Varanasi to Kathmandu November 10 – 18 

Group photo at Lumbini

Group photo at Lumbini

Temple, Kathmandu

Boudhanath, Kathmandu

Read more »

Categories: My Indian Sub-continent trips | Comments Off on India (2) November 10 – December 14, 2017