Sunday, July 22, 2007

First time in Canada

Our vacation in Canada included quite a lot of first time experiences. First time to see: orcas, sea lions (in the wild), humpback whales, eagles within ten feet distance, beluga whales and temperate rainforest. For my parents they had their first ever kayaking experience and were so excited that the consider taking it up as a sport. And thanks to Josh I had something to eat at a sushi restaurant for the second time in my life.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Victoria, BC

The ferry from Tsawassen to Swartz Bay not only offered sunshine on deck and a tremendous view of the coast line, we also got a pleasant surprise when we saw two big groups of Orcas on both sides of the ferry followed at a distance by several whale watching boats. Two days later we went on such a tour ourselves and experienced the orcas close by as a mother and calf passed close by our boat. Amazing creatures!
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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Holiday planning

While everybody else is busy planning Roskilde Festival (what to see, what to sing, what to drink, what to wear, where to sleep, if to sleep, how to survive for a week living on beer alone) I am busy planning my vacation to Vancouver, Canada. Together with my parents and my sister we will visit both Vancouver and Vancouver Island. We plan on touring the magnificent landscape in our camper van, to spend time whale watching, bear watching, maybe kayaking, and definitely pay a visit to Josh and his family. After more than ten years of contact without ever seeing each other, I am very excited about finally getting the chance to meet my dear friend Josh.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Nicely cut

I have returned from my skiing vacation with no major injuries. The worst accident on the trip, not only for me but for the entire group, was when I cut my finger on a very nice (and very sharp) carving knife from Raadvad. My thanks to Kasper for the unique experience. ;-)

Illustration of my own brand in carving knives: Zwilling J. A. Henckels Four Star

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Friday, March 09, 2007

The skiing holiday

It is a tradition in my family to go skiing every year in week 11. Oddly enough, some 30-odd people we know have the same tradition, and we all go to the same place in Norway every time, every year. I hope to get a chance to practise my telemark technique again this year...

Photos from last year: Pictures from Dissen 2006

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