Sunday evening... February 18 - - - Have a nice (end of) weekend...

Where am I now ?

At home after presstrip in Les Arcs (Arc 1950), French Alps and had to cancel a trip in France (to much work...)

What am I doing ?

Back home means downloading pictures from memory cards  and preparing or finishing some articles (about Texel island and cruise from Berlin to Copenhague)

What is next  ?

Busy week and back to my editor (and book projekt) this week... 

And... after ? Next trip(s) ;-) ?

... New York end of February...  

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The picture(s) of the day... : Stralsund, Northern Germany hanseatic harbour (with tall ship Gorch Fock 1)

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By the way, thanks to frequent visitors from :

Sweden, Poland, Thailand, Ukraine, France, Russia, Italy, Spain, US... 

* And thanks to you all from all over the world! 

Good morning (or evening!) (classed in order of arrival) : 

Turkmenistan, Costa Rica, Kyrgyztan, Mexico, Japan, Italy, Pakistan, Hungary, Belarus, Ireland, Albania, Nepal, Ireland, Ukraine, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, Romania, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Ukraine... !

I have no ID, no adress, etc., of you, so you stay perfect anonymous!) But if you want to contact me, don't hesitate

here is a little list (not by order), sorted by last visitors...
Indonesia: Never been there yet but on my list! Volcanos, nature and islands are in my head, like a strange music from there... : Sumatra, Java and Krakatoa, Agung, Bromo, Ijen, Batur, Merapi, Semeru 
Palestine: Never been there yet. One day may be. Who knows...
Macedonia (Fyrom): been there 2 years ago in Ohrid, beautiful. Next time; Skopje
Dominican Republic: I 've been there 7 or 8 times (or more)! Loved it !  
Venezuela: never been there... I would like to express all my sympathy for people of Venezuela living what is happening for the moment!  
Estonia (been there 2 or 3 times: beautiful in Tallinn; next time, I go yo the countrydide)
Russia (loooove Russia! I was there twice last year, in winter and spring from Moscow to St Petersburg, ans Suzdal, wladimir, etc.),
Serbia (been there: from Belgrade to the countryside; very interesting and nice country!)
India (from 94 to today maybe 10 times from Delhi to Rajasthan, Kochi, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, etc.);
Argentina (not been yet: on my list!)
Brazil (so big and nice country, yes! from Brasilia to the Pantanal, waw! ),
Thailand (from north to south, what a beautiful country!);
Bermuda: not been there yet! mind the triangle ! Thanks to people from Bermuda to visit my blog !;-)
Vietnam (beautiful culture and landscapes from north to south), I'll go back there, promise!
France (oh la la, of course: next door to me!),
Hungary (I remember the Puzta plain in summer (and in winter with snow, beautiful). Been in Budapest of course! Nice country and people!... I discovered this country in the 90', and go every 2 years... love it! ) 
Pakistan (not been there yet: on my list !),
Sweden (so sweet Sweden! remember wild camping in the countryside and midsummerfest in beautiful Värmland some years ago, look the slidehow !) 
Netherlands (Ik hou van Nederland en de eilanden van het Veersemeer! en 'tuurlijk A'dam, enz.!),
Ukraine (some visits on my blog from there, thanks to Ukrainian people! Not been there yet: on my list!!),
United Kingdom (of course my dear! twice or more per year...),
United states (yeaaah, go west young man! ...was in Alabama and Georgia lasts months),
Belgium (ben oui, forcément, c'est chez moi!),
Germany (I was there last days in Berlin and northern country);
South Korea (not been there yet: on my list!),
Japan (what a fabulous country, crossed 10 times the islands since 1989! I want to go there quick again!),
Czech Republic (Oh yes, so nice country, with nice people, Prague, the cities, the countryside...) 
Romania (sweet country and so authentic with nice traditions all over the country)!
Australia ? (yes, so far, so good , I've been there only in Queensland. So beautiful, big and intersting!... )  
Poland  (very beautiful country from Warsaw to Krakow, etc. I was in Szczecin last week and in Beskids last year!)

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