Lalibela

Driving up from the airport to the holy city of Lalibela was – you guessed it – another mountain road. Stunning sandy mountainous landscape. The roads were very good most of the way. The presence of new investment from the chinese was heavily felt. We drove past a resettlement village where people who lived around…

Favourite places to eat in Ethiopia

Food is our common ground isn’t it? In Ethiopia the food was unlike anything I’d ever had before. And I loved it. As it is in almost every African cuisine there was the obligatory heavy starch meal called gamfo (like fufu). However more important are the country’s staples – injera and of course coffee. Injera is…

Insel Mainau

The island that love built. The island of Insel Manau is just as beautiful as the story behind how this very small island on the Bodensee (lake Constance) became a glorious garden that at times makes you feel like you’ve stepped into Atlantis. Ok brace yourself for possible the most beautiful post on this blog…

Konstanz

Konstanz is a very old city on the south west corner of Germany. The jewel of this city being Lake Constance (Bodensee), which is just beautiful. Glistening blue in the sun. One of the city’s landmarks is Imperia – a huge concrete statue at the harbour of the lake which is rotates. It shows a woman…

Create

Back to my neglected “blog” if you can still call it that. Anyway it’s a new year we’re in the second month (the best month) so I thought I should start on the things I set out to do in 2015. BE CREATIVE! I love creativity in every way shape or form that it is expressed. Luckily…

The Netherlands

I went travelling for a week around the Netherlands. Two words to describe it …hot and flat. I enjoyed my time there, got to cover most of the places we wanted to (Amsterdam, Den Haag, Leiden, Katvjk and Rijnsburg). Bicycle and canal rides, dinners and swimming in the warm sea ensued! Netherlands was quite beautiful,…