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Lars Gunnar has posted 6 reports and 16 photos.

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Campania Visit: -

Denmark Visit: -

Iceland Visit: -


Kosovo Visit: 2008-2
2008-05-29 - Was in Kosovo 5 days before there declaration of independence. The children went to school, the men sat in the café and the women was shopping and the KFOR-soldiers smiled. Even at Mitrovica Bridge. But a few weeks later the situation was different.




Lundy Visit: 2007-8
2007-10-11 - Take the boat from Ilfracombe to Lundy over the day. Costs 29 pound, start at 20.30 and youīll be back at 08.00. Exactly as Jorge wrote, 10 of 100 donīt feel very well on the boattrip to Lundy :-)

Market Reef Visit: -

Mongolia Visit: -

Moscow (City) Visit: -

New York Visit: -

Northern Ireland Visit: -


Republic of Georgia (other) Visit: 2008-5
2008-12-13 - In Tībilisi I stayed at Nika Guesthouse. I asked the hostess if she thought it was possible to get into South Ossetia. She starred at me and said. "During the nine years I have had this place, no one have asked this question before!" Later the same day she came back and said, after talking to her family, that perhaps I will succssed. But we Georgians canīt get into South Ossetia.So the next day I took a marsrutska to Gori and stayed at the Intourist hotel nearby the Stalin museum. The following morning I only took the most important eqipment and stoped a street-taxi.After 35 km I was at the georgian border. The officer asked me and said. "Tourist? Hmm. Do you know we have a war going on here?" What do you answer? "Nice, can I join?". I didnīt. After written down all my visas and stamp in the passport and taken my cell phone number, they let me walk the 300 meters in no-mans-land to the russian/south ossetian border.There I met a polite russian officer. He asked me the usual russian questions. Who are you going to visit? Where are you stay? He got confusied when I said I only wanted to get down to the town Tsīkhinvali. Take some photos and send a postcard.He had to call his boss downtown he said. After half an hour, me having nothing else to do then kicking empty rounds at the border post, he came back and said. "And we have another rule. You have to write a letter to the South Ossetian foreign ministry and ask for permission to visit our country. And when you have a written answer you can come back." In other words - go home!And thats what I did.


South Ossetia Visit: 2014-10
2014-11-08 - I went down from Grozny to South Ossetia in what was meant to be a daytrip. But I only had a singelentryviosa so I couldnīt get back into Russia. I had to stay 10 Days i Tskhinvali Before I got back to Grozny.


Svalbard Visit: 2008-3
2008-12-07 - Took Norweigan low fare from Gardemoen Airport, Oslo to Longyearbyen, Svalbard. 3 hours flight. In Longyearbyen there are 7-8 different accomodation to those between. From SAS Radisson Hotel to Gjestehus 102 (hostel). We stayed at the cheapest "Gjestehus 102". This accomodation is about 2 km outside the city center and there are no regular buses. You have to walk or take a taxi in to town. Itīs not much to do. You can go dodgesledging, snowmobile och cross country skiing. In the sumer you can go by boat around the coastline. We rented an old norweigan rifle and walk out of the town on a "picnic". Not much of a picnic. It was minus 15 degrees C. Rent the gun at "Ingengoir G Paulsen AS". Tell him you have been a good marksman and he will rent you a gun without showing him a licence. At the church you always can get a cup of coffee, and on Sunday even a waffle.


Trans Dniester Visit: 2007-11
2007-11-08 - After landing at Chisinau Airport, Moldova, Boris picked me up. I stayed at Marisha place http://www.marisha.net/ 2 nights. The room was in a post-Soviet residential area, and the entrance door was of steel !. Next day Boris took me to into Transnistria (and Tiraspol) and out on the other side - meaning Ukraine, and then back again. I payed him one month salary but it was worth it. Boris is russian and paied the brides to get me in and out of Transnistria twice.
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