Three days in Iceland

By | 2013-08-01T11:18:11+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Green|

Iceland! We knew we were only going to have three days and wanted to make our journey efficient. We asked Lieven from IJslandreizen – a specialized travel agent conveniently located in our street in Ghent– to advise us. We rented a car and booked a three-night stay in Reykjavik, which was going [...]

A hazy day in Heimaey

By | 2013-07-26T17:00:04+00:00 July 26th, 2013|Green|

Last stop on our cruise with Le Soléal was Heimaey, the only inhabited island of the Vestmannaeyjar, or Westman Islands. Last stop on our cruise with Le Soléal was Heimaey, the only inhabited island of the Vestmannaeyjar, or Westman Islands. As always I was standing outside on the deck when [...]

Green? Green!

By | 2013-07-15T11:03:00+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Green|

Silence, complete silence. Nature, overwhelming, green, beautiful nature. Water, black blue green, just how we love it and want to keep it. This is Norway and it is the purest country I have ever seen. We were in Norway for the conference concerning sustainable shore excursions organised by Cruise Gateway North Sea, [...]

A carpet of king penguins

By | 2013-03-06T11:21:49+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Black|

The king penguin rookery on Gold Harbour, South Georgia, is probably the most breathtaking landscape I've ever seen. For all the passengers of the expedition ship Hanseatic it was one of the most emotional moments on the last Antarctic cruise of the season. Many say that South Georgia was even more impressive [...]