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Our Scandinavian adventure began on the southern shores of Norway, where we were visiting family. Eager to explore beyond, we set our sights on Oslo and, from there, an unforgettable ferry journey to Copenhagen. Little did we know that our voyage would be filled with scenic wonders and culinary delights.
In the heart of Norway, in the lovely town of Tønsberg, our July journey unfolded, marked by cultural gems and natural wonders. With the azure Norwegian sky as our canvas, we delved into the treasures of this ancient city in the south of Norway.
Journeying through Germany, it's nearly impossible to escape the allure of palaces. In Munich, we found ourselves captivated by the grandeur of Nymphenburg Palace, an opulent testament to the lives of kings and queens. It's an enchanting place where history and art blend seamlessly.
Munich, the vibrant capital of Bavaria, is a city of palaces and urban splendor. However, our journey took us beyond the city's borders, into the serene suburbs, where the true essence of Bavaria unfolded before us. Here, the beauty lies not only in palaces and cityscapes, but also in the picturesque fields, charming farms, and, above all, the warm-hearted people who call Bavaria home.
As winter bids its farewell in Aachen, Germany, the city transforms into a riot of color, laughter, and merriment. It's carnival time, a spirited celebration of the imminent arrival of spring, and a sight to behold for all who visit.
Even in the midst of winter, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula beckons travelers with an exhilarating adventure - a desert safari. Our journey led us to the arid heart of the region, where the lack of vegetation, scorching heat, and swirling dust were no match for the thrill of racing through the barren landscape on dune buggies. This adrenaline-fueled escapade, complete with camel rides and traditional tea breaks, showcased the resilience and adaptability of the people living in these extreme conditions.
When the chill of Christmas approaches, the longing for warmth and sun-kissed sands beckons. This particular December, we set our sights on Sharm El Sheikh, on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, where the Red Sea's azure waters and the desert's golden dunes promised an unconventional holiday season.
As October sweeps in, bringing cooler temperatures and a longing for the sea, our destination of choice was the idyllic Greek island of Corfu. We secured a charming beachfront apartment, immersing ourselves in the serenity and breathtaking landscapes of this remarkable island. Our journey took us through olive groves, mountain restaurants, the island's capital, and its grandest temple, all while savoring the sea's embrace, even in the face of encroaching autumn rains.
When we step foot in a new city, one of our steadfast traditions is to visit the opera house. It transforms our journey into a profound experience, where we don't merely gaze at landmarks but also touch the timeless treasures of classical music. Berlin, the capital of Germany, offers a harmonious blend of cultural richness, historical significance, and delectable cuisine
Our journey through France led us to the enchanting city of Bordeaux, where the whisper of the Atlantic Ocean beckoned us to the nearby coastal wonder — the Dune of Pilat. With a short train ride and a quick Uber trip, we found ourselves at the foot of a colossal sand mountain, ready for an adventure that would transport us back to carefree childhood days.