Travels

Scotland (April 2005)
A long and intense week: two days in Edinburgh and a six day drive to the Isle of Skye. Highlights include dozens of lochs and castles, and a trek in Glen Coe as well.
Ireland (August 2004)
Similar to the 2001 travel, with an emphasis on the south and west coasts, including a stop in county Mayo, but no Northern Ireland.
Southern and Central France (August 2003)
Four weeks around Provence, Languedoc, Auvergne, Aquitaine and Loire Valley.
Spain and Portugal (August 2002)
A three week train tour in Spain and Portugal main cities: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Salamanca, Porto, Lisbon and a swim in Algarve.
Ireland (August 2001)
A two week fly-and-drive in Dublin and all around EIRE, with a short stay in Northern Ireland too.
Chicago & the USA (August/September 2000)
Two months as a summer student in Chicago and many weekend trips all over the US (I even crossed the Canada border!).
Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France (August 1999)
First long train travel, divided between museum stops in Amsterdam and Belgium and outdoor tourism in Northern France.