Category Archives: City

Oscar Fredriks Kryka

Tickets for public transport in Goteborg work similarly to those in Malta.  Once you have bought and validated your ticket, it is valid for 90 minutes. So when on my journey from the hostel I was staying at back to

Oscar Fredriks Kryka

Tickets for public transport in Goteborg work similarly to those in Malta.  Once you have bought and validated your ticket, it is valid for 90 minutes. So when on my journey from the hostel I was staying at back to

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

Hours in Oslo

Having spent quite some time in Norway already, I decided to only stop in Oslo for a few hours.  Luckily, they were sunny hours and I was exploring the sculptures around the station with many other visitors.  I imagine the

Hours in Oslo

Having spent quite some time in Norway already, I decided to only stop in Oslo for a few hours.  Luckily, they were sunny hours and I was exploring the sculptures around the station with many other visitors.  I imagine the

Brewing up a hill

The competition organisers put on a couple of excursions which any competition participants could join if they wished.  The first was to the Voss Brewery. It is situated above the town where we were staying and from the balconies visible

Brewing up a hill

The competition organisers put on a couple of excursions which any competition participants could join if they wished.  The first was to the Voss Brewery. It is situated above the town where we were staying and from the balconies visible

Spring snow

My next trip to a European country was to Norway in April.  I was invited to judge the European Indoor Skydiving Championships being held at VossVind.  The competition included Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events, which have different judging panels.  During

Spring snow

My next trip to a European country was to Norway in April.  I was invited to judge the European Indoor Skydiving Championships being held at VossVind.  The competition included Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events, which have different judging panels.  During

Why is Sofia called Sofia?

As mentioned in my first post about Sofia, the city was originally called Serdica.  It lay on a much trafficked trading route between Istanbul and Germanic Europe.  A church, on what was the western edge of the city would be

Why is Sofia called Sofia?

As mentioned in my first post about Sofia, the city was originally called Serdica.  It lay on a much trafficked trading route between Istanbul and Germanic Europe.  A church, on what was the western edge of the city would be

More walking around Sofia

After leaving the shopping centre, we walked a little further south to a spot from which you can see a synagogue, a mosque, and the Eastern Orthodox church we had just heard about. There is a catholic church nearby too,

More walking around Sofia

After leaving the shopping centre, we walked a little further south to a spot from which you can see a synagogue, a mosque, and the Eastern Orthodox church we had just heard about. There is a catholic church nearby too,