1997 Archive

SE Asia: Third trip

Monday, 28 July 1997
Trondheim, Norway

This was my first trip to the Philippines, and lasted from 5 to 26 July 1997. I flew on Gulf Air to Manila via Abu Dhabi. Route: Arrival in Manila on 5 July. Long bus journey (and a ferry) to Allen, Samar island. Jeepney ride to Calbayog. I met two old American missionaries (husband and […]

SE Asia: Second trip

Monday, 27 January 1997
Bodø, Norway

My second trip to SE Asia lasted from 29 December 1996 to 25 January 1997. I had wanted to go on a vacation outside Europe. It had to be a warm, tropical place, especially since I was trapped in the cold and dark North-Norwegian winter (I was stationed with the military in Bodø). I considered […]