UNESCO Heritage Site #72: Displays of Fjormidable Beauty

The morning after an awe-inspiring, if bright, night on the coast of Aurlandsfjord, I had built up my appetite for the Miss Norway of the glacially-formed inlets. After all, the true reason for me being in this part of the country was to see the UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord. From my wild camping location, I trod back to Flåm to catch the three-hour … More UNESCO Heritage Site #72: Displays of Fjormidable Beauty

UNESCO Heritage Sites #70 and #71: Exclusive German-only merchant houses

From Essen, I took the overnight bus to Hamburg, where I dropped my bags off and immediately set off for Lübeck, as it was my next UNESCO destination. Lübeck was a former capital of the Hanseatic League, a trading organization of merchant cities across the Northern Europe. Little known fact (as revealed by Wikipedia), it is … More UNESCO Heritage Sites #70 and #71: Exclusive German-only merchant houses