Siwa the town lost in the rain

Siwa the town lost in the rain

Ancient Libya Go to far west Egypt and you’ll come to Siwa – an isolated desert oasis only 50 km east of the Libyan border in the heart of Egyptian sand dunes. Here you’ll find Siwa; the town lost in the rain. Historically, Siwa is part of Ancient...
The humblest city Valletta

The humblest city Valletta

Do you know that when you walk into a shop in Valletta, you will be served with the same truism, whether you speak English, Italian or Maltese — pretty unique to Malta. Malta is on the whole quite unique. With its 246 km2 is the main island only slightly larger than...
Exploring with headaches

Exploring with headaches

The following post I wrote on my Danish website KirstenKKester.com – it’s a narrative journey how you cope and exploring with headaches when you’re suffering from PCS (Post Concussion Syndrome) or long term concussion – going on my second year...
Details are the glue of a society

Details are the glue of a society

When I travel, I try to spot the details. Details are many things. It may be the tiles you use to the sidewalks. The progressive street art, street doors, architecture, street lamps, interior of cafes, town halls and parks. The recreational areas are to me extremely...
Fun means of transport

Fun means of transport

  It’s not the destination that matters. It’s the change of scene — Brian Eno   Sitting in a tin can Sitting in a cramped airplane, getting the feeling of a sardine in a tin can for hours and hours, is what most people dread and don’t reckon as the...
Things that occurs in Havreballe Forest 

Things that occurs in Havreballe Forest 

MicroTripping . . is about details. About making short trips in the nearby area. It’s not always you have the opportunity to pack your backpack, to leave for a month long trip through Asia. One should not understate the opportunities...
Above the Arctic Circle

Above the Arctic Circle

Then it pays off to be in a wheelchair I hate the cold, hence we often travel to warmer countries. When you sit in a wheelchair, you can not run yourself warm, do cartwheels, somersaults or jump on the spot. Are you cold, there is no turning back, you only get colder...
First time in helicopter

First time in helicopter

Visiting new countries This is my story about my first time in helicopter, and we are going a bit back in time. Now, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan may not be the most obvious tourist destinations, at least it wasn’t in 1992. Nevertheless I was there and are among...

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