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New York Bikers

While visiting New York last week, I managed to shoot a couple of the wonderful people riding bikes in the city…

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Billeder fra Flensburg med Viktoria 2010

Billederne ligger på mit picasa web album.

Se billeder fra turen til Flensborg

Så er der billeder fra min sejltur til Flensborg, hvor vi deltog i årets rom-regatta. Billederne ligger på Viktorialaugets picasa album.

Se også Viktorialaugets hjemmeside.

Kulingræs med Viktoria

Viktoria viser mig verden

Halong bay and Cat Ba island

Hanoi was splendid. Museums, pagodas, a lot of motorbikes and a lot of people. We discovered night life. According to law, all bars close around midnight, but a number of them will let you in if you knock the door. If police comes by, they are bribed. It seems this pattern suits all parts. It might be a welcome income to the policemen, who are not paid that much, and the bar owners and guests can have the nightlife they want. Hanoi has mostly the same chaotic way of life as Saigon, it seems. Street sellers, a billion small shops, a billion restaurants, bars and hotels and a billion tour offices all trying to convince you to go somewhere on a tour.
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Temples and Tailors revisited

Leaving Hoi An it’s time to consider what happened. And Yes, I admit, I was caught in a shopping frenzy. My bag is now 18 kilo’s worth of tailor made clothes and handcrafted shoes. Of course, we went out to see stuff, but Hoi An has been mainly about 3 danish guys that otherwise hate shopping, going crazy in a city of too many shops, too cheap too not afford it, and too many fun bargains and design discussions with the sales people. I’ll stick to telling the rest with pictures.
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Divers and Tailors

First: We’re OK, being far from the storm and earthquake.

From Aljazeera:

At least five people were missing in Lao Cai’s resort town of Sapa, popular with foreign tourists, but it was not known if foreigners were among the victims, the national meteorology centre said.

We were planning to go to Sapa and will reconsider those plans, of course.

So, after snorkeling, we went for a “try dive” – about 6 or 7 meters down, with all the fancy equipment, and a world of beauty unveiled itself. Continue Reading →