Trip 2: Two months in Western Europe. June 3rd 2007 6/99-8/99 My parents were kind of against my new traveling ways, so I left for my first full-scale backpacking trip on my 18th birthday. Legally, they could not stop me! Here is a bit about each country I visited and what I did there. Iceland- 3 day stopover. Hitched everywhere as transport was too expensive. Visited Rejkjavik, the Blue Lagoon, Geysir, and Gullfoss. Sweden/Denmark/Finlan ... read more
Europe » Norway » Western Norway » Bergen Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
Hi, I'm Andy. I come from Ohio, but currently reside in Boston.
This picture from Romania is of Suceavita Monastery in the region of Bucovina. Built by the famous Turk-repeller Stefan cel Mare, the fortified monasteries of Bucovina are known for their exterior fresco paintings which literally 'weathered the storm' for over 400 years. ... full info