Photos from Africa

A week in Morocco

I had a week holiday in Morocco with Christopher in March, 2003, during the first week of the Iraq war. We visited Casablanca, Marrakesh and Rabat. Casablanca Most of the time we stayed in Casablanca – the largest city (officially…

Namibia by car, airplane and parachute

I visited this beautiful country in October 2002. The country has some clean and scenic cities, a varied wildlife and lots of space. I tried a tandem sky dive while in Namibia as well. Windhoek I arrived in Namibia through…

Touring South Africa

In October, 2002, I visited South Africa. I stayed most of the time in Cape Town, and also travelled to the nearby Cape of Good Hope, Simonstown and Stellenbosch, as well as Sun City and Johannesburg farther away. Cape Town…

Hiking to Roque Nublo

Together with 3 friends from Norway, I had a one week vacation in Gran Canaria, off the coast of West Africa. We hired a car and drove to the Roque Nublo mountain in the center of the island.

Vacation in Egypt

In December 2000, André and I spent two weeks in Egypt to get away from the cold Norwegian winter. Sharm el-Sheikh We stayed most of the time in Sharm el-Sheikh at the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula. Dahab One…

Spring break in Tunisia

Spring vacation to the coast of Tunisia with my boyfriend, Erik, from 4 to 10 May, 1999. Besides swimming in the Mediterranean, we also travelled around the country. Hammamet We stayed in Hammamet, a tourist infected town at the north-eastern…

Army leave in Kenya

While working as a UN soldier in Somalia, I went on many shorter trips to neighbouring Kenya. Masai Mara In May 1993, I went on a safari to Masai Mara, a national park in Kenya. Mombasa  

UN service in Somalia

From December 1992 until March 1994 I was working as a UN soldier in Mogadishu, Somalia. The United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM) was established to end war and starvation, and counted about 30,000 soldiers from all over the world.