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Thurid & Trond
It is mid-June, the season of the famous “white nights” in St.Petersburg. The sun has already been up for some hours, and there is not a cloud to be seen in the sky. It is a perfect morning for a run, so I have decided to “do” the main street of St.Petersburg, the Nevsky Prospekt today before all the tourist wake up and jam the streets. Continue reading →
Today, I will have a bit spare time here in Moscow before we sign a big contract this afternoon, followed by an extensive dinner. So I decide for some early morning exercising in central Moscow. I have been here numerous times before, but jogging in the streets of Moscow is not popular, mainly due to the heavy car traffic, and I never did it so far. But today I want to finally include the Kremlin and the Red Square in my collection of famous places visited by jogging. Continue reading →
I am in Brazil for a two day business trip. On the way back to the airport in Rio de Janeiro, I ask the driver to stop at the most famous beach in the world: Copacabana. I have something I must do
This is a recipe for a perfect morning in my favorite winter resort, Laax (www.laax.com) located in the eastern part of Switzerland. If you want to try this, I promise you great fun. Continue reading →
I am in Egypt for business, and decide to try something new prior to my meeting today. Namely to run through Cairo city at dawn. I want to cross some of the bridges over the Nile, and to get a close-up impression of how this huge and lively metropolis wakes up. Continue reading →
Over the nine last summers, my two teenage sons and I have been cultivating a much beloved tradition we call „the boys week“ which takes place in southern Norway. During that week, we focus on three things only: fishing, fishing and fishing. That means we fish a lot, as well in rivers, in lakes and in the sea. Here are some advices for people who want to catch their own fish in Norway, and how to prepare it in a delicious way. Continue reading →
This blog was first published on November 20th 2014 by the Airline SWISS, see http://blog.swiss.com/en/2014/11/golden-gate-sunrise
To stand one day on the Golden Gate Bridge was a long-held dream of ours. Jogging across it at daybreak exceeded all our expectations. Continue reading →
If you plan to spend your summer holidays in southern Norway, you may harvest much of your food from the forests, and hence considerably stretch your holiday budget. The Norwegian nature offers a wide range of delicious mushrooms and berries and everyone is allowed to collect them. One should only know how, when and where.
„The world is a sandbox“. That is my motto. However, one should know where to play in the sandbox, or better where it is good for jogging and where it is definitely not. And what do we joggers do when there is insufficient space or when it seems too dangerous to run in the streets? Continue reading →