Hiking up to the Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway
Jul06

Hiking up to the Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway

When in Norway, go and hike! This weekend I found myself in the pretty little harbour town of Stavanger, the fourth largest town in Norway.  It’s full of beautiful little houses and quaint old fishing warehouses that line the harbour now converted to brightly-coloured trendy bars and restaurants. About 25 km east of Stavanger is the Lysefjord, a 45km long mountainous fjord where you’ll find the famous tourist mecca,...

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The Medieval Town of Yvoire, France
Aug04

The Medieval Town of Yvoire, France

Discovering Yvoire I was out and about in a little Town called Nyon on Lake Geneva, when I discovered that I could take a ferry over to the Medieval town of Yvoire over on the French side of the Lake. Yvoire is one of France’s most beautiful villages, only 28km from the main city of Geneva, which you can travel by car in around 40 minutes, or by Ferry from Nyon in about 20 minutes. This old walled fishing port dates back to the 14th...

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