My Travel Pictures

Pictures from my meanderings

53 countries and counting! Being an avid globetrotter, I usually pounce at any opportunity to explore a new place, whether I am on a vacation or on the shortest, most hectic business trip. I also rarely travel far without my camera. With tens, if not hundreds of thousands of photos taken on my many trips, I have have kept posting a small, curated selection on this blog since the early 2000s. Enjoy!

Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Nigeria

Nigeria, the giant of West Africa, and the continent’s biggest economy. From 2012 to 2014, I was living in Nigeria’s vibrant megacity, Lagos. …
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Stilt fishermen in Koggala, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka – a journey through the Resplendent Island Sri Lanka means the Resplendent Island, a fitting name for this Paradise on Earth. This vibrant …
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Burj Khalifa - the hallmark of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Pictures from the United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates are mostly known for the towering skyscrapers of Dubai. This fascinating country however has much …
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The Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt

Egypt

Egypt – the land of the Pharaohs. Pictures from our 2004 Christmas vacation in this fascinating desert country. Places visited: Luxor and Cairo.
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The Laurent Kabila Mausoleum in Kinshasa. Built to commemorate the late former president, assassinated in 2002, and succeeded by his son, Joseph Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – Pictures from Kinshasa The Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC – formerly known as Zaire, and commonly referred to by …
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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Ethiopia, the mythical land of the Queen of Sheba, and (allegedly) home to the Ark of the Covenant. The cradle of mankind, and the country …
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Kenya

Pictures from Kenya

Kenya. My pictures from the magical land of safaris and the big 5, and of some of the world’s most amazing beaches! Of course, …
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Zanzibar - The Rock restaurant

Zanzibar

Pictures from Zanzibar Zanzibar. The Spice Island of East Africa, and the centre of gravity of the Swahili culture. Did I mention splendid beaches, fresh …
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Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Muscat, Oman

Oman

Oman – Pictures from Muscat and Sohar Oman, a fairytale country in the Middle East that few people can locate on a map, and where hardly …
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Taj Mahal

India

Pictures from my meanderings across India. From Mumbai, Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Varanasi and Gwalior. Varanasi Varanasi, a.k.a “Benares” is one of the holiest …
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Cultural Palace, Warsaw, Poland

Poland

Poland – Pictures from Warsaw Warsaw, vastly underrated as a travel destination. Once upon a time reputed as a drab capital city in communist Eastern …
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Thira, Santorini

Greece

Greece, the cradle of European civilization. Despite its financial woes, this Southern European country remains both fascinating and pleasant, and with a Mediterranean cuisine one …
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Great Wall of China Mutianyu

China

My Pictures from China – Beijing and Shanghai China, the “Kingdom of the Middle” (中国). In April 2017 trip, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited …
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The Generalife of Alhambra, in Granada, Spain

Spain

Spain – Pictures from Nerja, Frigiliana, Granada, Cordoba, and Ronda Spain is one of the few countries in Europe with a bearable climate in winter, at …
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Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway

Norway

Norway, my cold and beautiful country of origin. While I haven’t lived there for more than a decade, home will always be home! I generally …
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Smögen

Sweden

My Pictures from Sweden – Smögen and Hunnebostrand Sweden. The big brother among the Scandinavian countries, and just as cold as my home country, Norway. Pictures …
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Maputo - Samora Machel - the liberation hero of Mozambique

Mozambique

Mozambique – Pictures from Maputo and Xafina Island I was a frequent traveler to Maputo in 2014 and 2015. At one point, a lady …
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Tunisia

Tunisia

Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia. Built on the ruins of the ancient imperial city of Carthage, the superpower that almost ruled the Mediterranean, before …
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African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal

Senegal

Senegal – Pictures from Dakar and Goree Island Senegal, the westernmost country of the African mainland, and a very pleasant place to be. Not yet …
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My passion for photography started in the early 2000s in Kenya and across Eastern Africa with a Canon Ixus 300. The oldest pictures from Kenya, Zanzibar, Ethiopia and Egypt were taken with that camera.

I quickly moved up to the next league with a Nikon D40, later accompanied by a Samsung NX3000 (which tragically succumbed to my daughter’s curiosity in 2015). Nowadays, I mostly use a Sony α6000.

Enjoy the collection. I will do my best to add more, asI meander to new places across the planet! 🙂