Rakvere Castle, Estonia

Rakvere Castle, Estonia

12 JUNE, 2017 Rakvere Castle, Estonia.   The video below shows the ruins of Rakvere Castle, which lie in rural Estonia at a valuable hill-top site inhabited since the 3rd Century AD.   The castle sits at the very crossroads of the Baltics, Scandinavia, and...
Exploring the Blue Mountains: a micro-documentary

Exploring the Blue Mountains: a micro-documentary

2 JUNE, 2017 The Blue Mountains: a micro-documentary So here is a vlog rather than a blog this time – my own take on the concept of micro-documentary. Typically 2-3 minutes long, these short, factual films are finding a life of their own due to the newer and...
The World’s only Ice Music Festival: Geilo, Norway

The World’s only Ice Music Festival: Geilo, Norway

13 FEBRUARY, 2017 The World’s only Ice Music Festival: Geilo, Norway February 2017 sees the 12th consecutive Ice Music Festival being held in Geilo, Norway. Originally conceived by eminent Norwegian percussionist Terje Isungset in 2006, this isn’t simply...
Northern Norway – an Arctic Adventure

Northern Norway – an Arctic Adventure

09 DEC, 2016 Northern Norway – an Arctic Adventure   The word ‘Antarctica’ has extreme connotations, and many people probably conjure visions of windswept icy plains, severe weather conditions, and isolated research posts. However, fewer have...