In Andalucia most of the Pueblo Blancos – the whitewashed villages – are most often located on mountain tops and visible on a long distance. With Setenil de las Bodegas it's different. When the people of Andalucia settled they usually built there fortified towns on a hilltop. Setenil is different b
Port Louis, the capital of Maurtius, has in the last three to four years received quite an amount of street art worth checking out. The city is colorful and lively from before, but the street art helps to give the city a whole new dimension. The Porlwi festival (cultural festival) of the past few y
Since the international airport in El Calafate opened, the Perito Moreno Glacier and the Mt. Fitz Roy range have been accesible to more people. Today they are among the top attractions in Southern Patagonia. El Chaltén is a small town located in Parque Nacional Los Glaciers - one of Argentina's Nat
Lüderitz is a small town, located in southern Namibia with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the desert on the other. It's a place where it seems time has stood still since the 1950s when the diamond boom was over. Kolmanskop Ghost Town is located 10 kilometers east of Lüderitz, once a rich diamon
Street artist Seth or Julien Malland also called Clobe painter. He has done so many colorful pieces around the world. Just recently I saw two of the newest murals he has done in Aalborg, Denmark. While on holiday in Mauritius two years ago, I saw two other murals done by him.
Seth paints curious ch
In the the north-eastern corner of Norway life is dominated by the arctic nature and the icy cold waters of the Barents Sea. It is one of the most extreme places in Europe - sparsely populated and one of the places it is difficult to understand that anyone can live. But people have lived here for a
Last month I spent 4 days in Budapest where I stayed in the Jewish Quarter. That is the smallest of all the districts in Budapest, but it's the one with the highest population density. An interesting area with a lot of street art, graffiti, ruin bars, street food and interesting small shops and caf
Aalborg is one of the larger cities in Denmark. Located by the fjord named Limfjorden. The fjord divides the city into two halves. Just a few kilometers outside the city center you will find a little community named Fjordbyen - a " city within the city".
In Fjordbyen there are maybe around a hund
In Aalborg two old silos are situated on the grounds of the old eternit factory. They are differently decorated to show the transformation of Aalborg from industrial to a city of culture. A week-end in september I was in Aalborg to visit family. Together with my sister we went out for walk to check
One of the main atractions in Valparaiso, must be to head for the hills to see the murals, the colorful, traditional architecture and soak in the faded atmosphere of a bygone era. It is already ten month since I returned from Chile. I don't think I have ever taken so many photos of street art befo
No matter in which direction one arrives Oslo, the capital of Norway, one sees this white building rise like an iceberg from the fjord. This building is the Opera House - the first Norwegian opera house ever. It was erected after the Parliament's decision in 1999. The ground work in the harbor pool
A few weeks ago I returned from a 4 day visit to the capital of Hungary. I was together with my sister and her husband. They have been here many times and therefore excellent guides to the well known places, but also to some hidden gems. My brother in law, Franz is half Hungarian and has spend many