No:48 – Iceland – 2-week road trip along Route-1 [Sep-Oct, 2019]

  Some interesting tidbits about Iceland ... For a long time Iceland was under the rule of Norway, Sweden-Norway-Denmark, and then Denmark ... Iceland's flag is an inverse of Norway's (Red cross with white border, on a blue background). Iceland is the 18th largest island in the World. Iceland has only around 400K people (Keep …

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What does driving on Route-1 in Iceland look like? [Iceland]

I have intentionally kept the 2-lane Route-1 as the "Star" of this Blog 🙂 The approximate 1300 kilometers loop ("Route 1") all around Iceland is extremely picturesque. The photos in this blog are all taken using my humble cell/mobile phone, and most of them from a moving vehicle. So, pardon the imperfections in the picture …

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No:47 – Romania [September, 2019]

While preparing for No:48, suddenly a work requirement cropped up to go to Romania. Had a fun 10 days in Romania 🙂 (Outside of the intense work-week).   Country Counter: Countries/territories I have visited so far … Travel Tips: Tips based on my travels so far …       Rupea Citadel, Rupea, Romania. Recorded history from …

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Road Trip – Tips based on our experience [Oman]

As explained in my blogs about Oman , doing a road trip through this magnificent country is highly recommended. The main reasons: Respectful and cultured locals Majestic desert landscapes Awesome food (Kebabs and Middle-Eastern Desserts! Yum!) Turquoise beaches Beautiful sand dunes Eye-popping wadis Pristine forts Historic Culture Following are some suggestions, based on our experiences ... …

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