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Scandinavian and North Atlantic plans

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

I wish I could write South Atlantic plans. Those include the Falklands, Tristan da Cunha, St Helena and several bits of Antarctica. But these are still in the vaguer goal-stage, not yet in actual plans. The North Atlantic is far more feasible. And Scandinavia – well, that’s home.

Here’s what I planned for the more immediate surrounds years back. Some done, some planned for 2009, a bit to go:

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Srpska tomorrow

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

I’m off to Srpska. After the end of the Bosnian war and the Dayton Accord, Bosnia & Herzegovina was divided into two political entities; 51 % of the territory for Croats and Bosniaks and 49 % for Serbs. The latter is Srpska.

Fortunately, there’s no chance of bumping into Srpska’s horrid first president, as he’s behind bars – or at least locked up in a comfortable cell – in the UN detention centre in Scheveningen where he’ll face genocide charges – and about time, too. But enough about the Dr Evil. (Why does the fact that he’s a psychiatrist make his crimes seem even more sinister?) 

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My Nessebar article

Friday, March 9th, 2007
is up and running on BnA - and has been for a little while. The Ancient City of Nessebar and Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea Coast

My Hammerfest article

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006
14 September 2006 is right here. Well, I'm excited!