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Viking Sun float out


In this video from Viking Ocean Cruises, we will see the float out ceremony of their 4th vessel, the Viking Sun. I have to honestly …

Boeing 747 into the future


With my evergrowing interest in the airlines industry, there seems to be no end in sight for my fascination and interest. Quite …

Royal Yacht KNM Norge and their Royal Majesties


On 22nd of June 2016, their Royal Majesties arrived at Trondheim on board the Norwegian Royal Yacht KNM Norge. I must admit that …

Cruiseships and boats in a Norwegian fjord 


Here is a small selection of ships that have used the waterway called Trondheimsfjorden this past year. The so-called cruise-season …

The sloop Pauline


The clinkcer-built sloop “Letnesjekta" was built at Letnes on the island of “Inderøy” (an island in the Tronsheimsfjord) all the …

Kong Harald


Kong Harald is not only the King of Norway, but also the name of one of the the so-called Stralsund-class ships at Hurtigruten. …

Viking Sea at Kristiansund


As a wonderful year soon comes to a close, I sit down and look back at the greatest moments. One of those great memories will forever …

Seasons Greetings for the holidays ahead

Dear everybody and anybody,

With my very best and heartfelt wishes for the upcoming Christmas-season, and for the New Year to all …

Port of Trondheim panorama


One of the cool devices in my bag on that summer day earlier this year was the DJI OSMO. With the device, I captured this panorama …

Glimpses of Trondheim


On CaptainsVoayge Forum, I have in an own thread (click here), over almost a decade been sharing hundreds if not thousands of images …

Costa Concordia’s sister, the Costa Pacifica


Unlike a few decades ago, cruiseships of today are almost built on the same principle, with a different shaped funnel depending …

Balmoral, Serenissima, Koeningsdam


With the Trondheim cruise season well over, and at the doorstep of a brand new year with hopefully more ships to arrive... what …

Korsfjord - and Glutra - at Flakk


While the snow fell this morning, and are already a few hours melting, I sit back in my chair dreaming of warmer days with more …

Science vessel Gunnerus


GUNNERUS is such a cute vessel: stationed in Trondheim, Norway, and operating as a science vessel for the local University NTNU. …

Prinsendam clocks in at 49000th post


Just right now, I made my 49.000th post at CaptainsVoyage Forum. The day before Christmas of 2016. I plan to make it to at least …

Les petits elephants de Chiangrai


One of my favourite animals is the elephant… there is so much strength and stamina, grace and beauty in those grey beasts. For as …

Pearl of the Orient Seas


The Phillipines is quite often referred to as the “Pearl of the Orient Seas”. That was also the theme of this photo-display outside …

FotoFile MBK


Throughout the world, there are many shops selling photo-equipment, but a shop with more dedicated staff than FotoFile on 5th floor …

The ark of Noah


As I have a background within the maritime industry, I can’t but help sharing this little giggle tonight. On so many levels, there …

Unstad is presented in Bangkok Post 


A few days ago, on December 18th 2016, my favoutire newspaper Bangkok Post ran a three page long story about Unstad, Lofoten. Actually, …

Thai 747 in better years...


Further to my previous bLOG entry, I found at least two of the aircafts in my files. This means I have at least flown with two of …

Thai at the end of life


No secret at all, I love Thai Airways. Nothing is more sad than seeing their aircrafts reaching the end of their service. I was …

The future at sea is…electric


Not many years ago, the future of the maritime sector were gas-powered ships. Now, this has changed dramatically, and it appears …

Mahalai Wua Chon


Currently, one of my absolutely favourite Thai singers is Phong Phattalung of Patthalung Band (วงพัทลุง). They have made many pretty …

Sex with the Captain


Anyone up for sex with the Captain? But, before you jump to your guns, I’m talking about a cocktail-drink and not the actual activity. …

Trondheim Christmas Market


Went to town yesterday to do one thing I really don’t like doing, much because I feel that I truly suck at it. The activity comes …

The future of the car


Last night, I saw what I would consider to be a very interesting documentary about the future of cars. A top-level executive of …

A month to Thai


In just about a month more, I’ll be once again heading back ‘home' to Thailand. Naturally, I can’t wait to step on board the aircraft …

7 weeks onwards 


With a suitable cartoon, I’m wishing everybody a very great morning, afternoon and/or evening, wherever in the world you may be …

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