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The Travels of

Jacqui and Lars

Northern European Circuit - 2004



Start: 1 May, 2004

Finish:  19 August, 2004



Countries visited:


-  Germany

-  France

-  England

-  Scotland

-  Norway

-  Denmark

-  Sweden


For highlights of our trip around Northern Europe, please refer to the following:

Trip Overview:
[Northern European Circuit - The Statistics]
[Northern European Circuit - The Car]
Amazing Experiences:
Entering the Fairy Tale World of Bavarian King Ludwig II at Schloss Neushwanstein, Germany


Discovering Beaune and the Surrounding Wine Area of Burgundy, France

Touring the Exquisite Chateaus of the Valley of Kings - Loire Valley, France

The Sensational Mont Saint Michel, France


Tasting and Tasting Again at Ardbeg and Laphroaig on Islay, Scotland

Even More Tasting at Bowmore on Islay, Scotland

Playing Golf on the Hilly Heathland course of Pitlochry, Scotland

Playing the Amazing Links at Cullen Golf Club, Scotland

Fun, but Soggy, Round of Golf on the Strathtyrum Course, St. Andrews Links, Scotland

The 40th Birthday Celebration at Balbirnie House, followed by Fireworks in St. Andrews, Scotland


At the windswept southernmost point in Norway, Lindesnes, Norway

Wandering through the old streets of Bergen, Norway

Hurtigruten: The "World's Most Beautiful Voyage" - aboard the MS Narvik from Bergen to Kirkenes

Hurtigruten - Cruising up Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Hurtigruten - The Ancient Capital of Norway, Trondheim, Norway

Hurtigruten - Entering the Narrow Trollfjord, Lofoten, Norway

The Nesting Birds of Sandflåget at Ekkerøy, Norway

Reaching the Nordkapp - the top of Norway and Europe, Norway

Hiking to the true north of Norway and Europe at Knivskjelodden, Norway

The Fascinating Rock Carvings at Alta Museum, Norway

Checking out the Whales off the Coast of Vesterålen, Norway

The Midnight Sun of Lofoten, Norway

Lofoten - Mountainous Islands in the Sea, Norway

The Midnight Sun from the Arctic Circle, Hilstad, Norway

Walking Through the Unique Natural Hole in the Mountain at Torghatten, Norway

The Old Mining Town of Røros, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Norway


Wandering through the Old Streets of Goslar (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Germany


Zigzagging up Denmark to Skagen


Kongsberg and Stave Churches, Norway

Tackling the Serpentine Lysefjord Road, Norway
The Dramatic Preikestolen (or Pulpit Rock), Norway
Geiranger (Fjord of Fjords) and Trollstigen (Valley of Valleys), Norway
Hiking through the Wild and Spectacular Mountains of Trollheimen, Norway
Re-Visiting The Old Mining Town of Røros, Norway

For journal entries country-by-country of our trip around northern Europe in 2004,

 please click on the following links:

Dates Country/Region

1 - 6 May, 2004

3 - 19 July, 2004

18 - 19 August, 2004


6 - 12 May, 2004


13 - 17 May, 2004


17 - 31 May, 2004


1 June - 2 July, 2004

21 July - 17 August, 2004


2 - 3 July, 2004

19 - 21 July, 2004

17 - 18 August, 2004


17 August, 2004




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CIA World Fact Book

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