Entries from 'champagne'

Capetown for some nights

When I got a chance to go to beautiful Capetown for some days earlier this week, of course I jumped at the opportunity! Even better, Björn and I got to go there together and spent a fantastic, sunny Sunday exploring the water front and catching up over brunch and dinner with our friend. I stayed…

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Birthday in the bush

A few weekends ago, we celebrated my sister’s and my birthday with cake and bubbles. We also went on a game drive to Mokolodi and had a bush picknick overlooking the green hills and the dam. It was nice spending some time with friends and family and I hope they will enjoy their holiday in…

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the do’s and don’ts of New York City

what we didn’t do we didn’t stay in Manhattan we didn’t see a broadway show we didn’t visit the MOMA we didn’t eat New York Cheesecake we didn’t go up the Empire State Building we didn’t go skating on the ice rink we didn’t visit the Statue of Liberty we didn’t spot any celebrities but…

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Welcome 2012!

We welcomed the New Year in the snowy mountains, with good friends, beautiful fireworks and champagne. It felt like a good way to start 2012! Thanks to everyone for a great time!

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A perfect Sunday afternoon

After I worked hard all week(end), it was time for some pleasure today! Luckily, the farmer’s market was on at the Ladies No1 Opera House and so we joined our friends for an afternoon and some music in the sun. The market stalls sold all sorts of food & crafts and the place was teeming…

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rain on your wedding day

Yesterday, our friends got married here in Gaborone. The day was grey and cloudy and in the morning it was pouring down with rain. But unlike in many other places, in Botswana, rain on your wedding day is considered a fortunate sign and so we happily went ahead and celebrated the newly weds with a…

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a week-long drive

Last week we did a little 3600 km roadtrip through Botswana and Namibia and spent days in the car, watching the changing landscape along the road. Apart from driving we also ate fresh apple pie in Solitaire, watched the sun rise over the Namib desert, climbed Big Mama (a big red sand dune at Sossusvlei),…

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